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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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UVM Students Get a Taste of Leadership

What are the functions and styles of leadership? Is leadership hierarchical or horizontal? Authoritative or laissez-faire? Is it influential, collaborative, strategic, or hands on? If you ask this question to Continuing and Distance Education Dean Cynthia Belliveau, Ed.D., she’ll tell … Continue reading

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Ben & Jerry’s Social Mission Leader Teaches Students About Creating Consensus and Setting Differences Aside

How do stakeholders find common ground when they share the same goals but hold vastly different opinions? Simone Washington, the social mission strategy and policy manager at Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, will share a pragmatic and productive approach to building … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Breakthrough Leaders Program in Sustainable Food Systems

Guest blog post from Sheree Martin, student in our June 2012 Breakthrough Leaders Program for Sustainable Food Systems. She is an assistant professor of journalism and mass communication at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, a lawyer, and grew up on … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Food Leader Sheree Martin: College Professor, Lawyer, Farmer

Sheree Martin joins our Breakthrough Leaders Program for Sustainable Food Systems this June. She is an assistant professor of journalism and mass communication at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, a lawyer, and grew up on a farm in North Alabama. … Continue reading

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