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How KinoSol Is Transforming a Broken Food System with Technology

 By Emily Callaghan It is no secret that the global food system is facing many crises. Over 30 percent of food is wasted, yet millions of people remain food insecure and malnourished. The number of small and substance farmers is … Continue reading

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Food Banks Can’t Save the World

By Anastasia Tsekeris In a country that is known to be the wealthiest in the world, American citizens are struggling more and more to access healthy, fresh foods. The USDA defines food insecurity as “the limited or uncertain availability of … Continue reading

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A Sweet Deal: Why Maple Syrup is Big Business

By Mike Dunphy One thing I’ve always adored about Vermont is how little things change. Having grown up here, but lived much of my adult life abroad, it’s been endlessly gratifying to return for visits and find the Vermont I … Continue reading

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As Farmers Face Retirement, Study Examines Effectiveness of Land Access Tools for the Next Generation

As established farmers age and transition out of farm ownership, a vast amount of agricultural land in the United States will change hands in the coming years. As a result, beginning farmers are likely to continue to face numerous obstacles … Continue reading

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A Tribute to UVM Agricultural Economics Professor Bob Parsons

By Terry Bradshaw, PhD The agriculture, academic, and extension world lost a true friend with a sharp, grounded mind and a sense of humor only developed in farm fields, barns, and milk house driveways when Dr. Bob Parsons passed away … Continue reading

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