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Author, Farmer Leah Penniman on Growing a Food Justice Movement

By Rachel Leslie For farmer, author and activist Leah Penniman, farming is not just about feeding the community, though it is what got her started. For Penniman, farming is about uprooting what she describes as systemic racism in the modern … Continue reading

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UVM Study: To Address Hunger Effectively, First Check the Weather

By Jeffrey Wakefield Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations. According to a new University of Vermont study, rainfall patterns also provide clues … Continue reading

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Dr. Lisa Heldke on Food Studies & Our Interrelations in the World

Dr. Lisa Heldke teaches in the Philosophy Department and the Gender, Women, Sexuality Studies Program at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she holds the Sponberg Chair in Ethics. Much of her scholarly work has been devoted to the explication and exploration … Continue reading

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The Farminary: Where Soul and Soil Meet

By Sharon Daloz Parks Scanning the slick, beautifully designed, annual donors report from Princeton Theological Seminary (I’m a ’66 alum), I discovered a two-page layout, titled “Back to Earth,” featuring a full-page photo of a guy kneeling at the edge … Continue reading

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A week on the farm in three photos

by Molly Leebove, UVM Farmer Training Program Staff Every Friday through the growing season, we will post a few photos from the past week at UVM’s Catamount Educational Farm and the UVM Farmer Training Program. From these you will get … Continue reading

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