Author Archives: Alexandra Tursi

24-Hour, All You Can Eat…Local Food?

What if we made local food as accessible as fast food? As in available 24/7. Imagine a future in which our edible landscape is dotted with farm stands, teeming with fresh produce and products all day long and well into … Continue reading

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The FarmPlate Young Farmers Series: Chaya Lipkin From Dreamland Harvest

Chaya Lipkin, a graduate of the 2011 UVM Farmer Training Program, was recently interviewed by FarmPlate about her journey as a beginning farmer. An excerpt: What advice do you have for any other young farmers, artisans or gardeners who are … Continue reading

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The Army Has Arrived on Vermont Farms!

Guest blog post from Heather Darby, an Agronomic and Soils Specialist for the University of Vermont Extension. Being raised on a dairy farm in Northwest Vermont, has also allowed her to play an active role in all aspects of dairy farming … Continue reading

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Our Food System Is Broken, But We Can Fix It!

Guest blog post from A. John Bramley, interim president at the University of Vermont.  Bramley, a longstanding member of the UVM faculty, has served as department chair of Animal Sciences, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and provost … Continue reading

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