Category Archives: UVM

UVM Is: Martha Caswell Advocates for Agroecology

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

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Emily Getty Learns How to Create Positive Change in the Food System

Growing up on a farm in Upstate New York helped shape Emily Getty’s work ethic and determination to make things better.

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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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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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