Author Archives: Erica Houskeeper
Countries around the world, from Senegal to Brazil and the Netherlands, are embracing agroecology to achieve a more sustainable food system and adapt to climate change. But one place where agroecology has yet to go mainstream is the United States. … Continue reading
Growing up on a farm in Upstate New York helped shape Emily Getty’s work ethic and determination to make things better.
Ben Earle is all about using innovative approaches to solve organizational and community problems. The executive director of Feed the Need in Durham, Ontario, enrolled in UVM’s Food Hub Management Certificate Program in 2018 to help gain a deeper knowledge … Continue reading
Food system experts in Michigan wanted to offer a comprehensive food hub management program without reinventing the wheel. So they turned to UVM. UVM’s Food Hub Management Professional Certificate Program is heading to Michigan in 2019 as part of a new … Continue reading
Sid Silverman and Elisa Daus left California in search of a more sustainable way to farm. The couple arrived in Burlington in May to enroll in the UVM Farmer Training Program. Their plan was not so much to learn the basics of … Continue reading