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Vermont Food Co-ops Meet Need for Local Food from Community

By Shane Rogers Rooted in Vermont Project Manager It’s a safe bet that no matter where one finds themselves in Vermont, they’re not too far away from a Vermont food co-op. Boasting the highest number of stores per capita, Vermont’s … Continue reading

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Letters from Oaxaca ~ Mexican Plants: Food, Agriculture, and Biodiversity

For a week in March, eleven students with varied backgrounds explored the city of Oaxaca and the nearby Sierra Juarez mountains under the guidance of Plant Biology Assistant Professor Michael Sundue. Professor Michael Sundue with students Julian Lathrop and Beck … Continue reading

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New Book: Majority of Vermont’s Migrant Farm Workers Are Food Insecure

By Jeffrey Wakefield Since the late 1990s, undocumented Mexican and Central American farm workers on Vermont’s dairy farms have been instrumental in helping bring milk, cheese, yogurt and other food products to market. A majority of Vermont’s undocumented Mexican and … Continue reading

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Launch of Temporary Food Assistance Program on Campus

By Caroline Aubry UVM has launched a pilot temporary food assistance program called Swipe Out Hunger on campus. The program provides students (including undergraduate, graduate, and medical students) that are financially struggling to purchase enough food with up to 14 … Continue reading

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Eric Holt-Gimenez Presents ‘How to Feed the World Without Destroying It?’ on March 18 at UVM

By Allison Spain Eric Holt-Gimenez, Ph.D., is the executive director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy (July 2006-present). Called one of the country’s “most established food think tanks” by the New York Times, Food First’s mission is to … Continue reading

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