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Learning the Business of Craft Brewing

By Rachel C. Leslie For Renee Hamblin, a typical day at Queen City Brewery may involve bottling the latest brew, scheduling the week’s social media posts, or leading a focus group for market research. A food systems major with a … Continue reading

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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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In the Spirit of John Dewey, Students Learn by Doing in the Kitchen

The UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute is not about learning to cook, but cooking to learn. Taught by UVM Continuing and Distance Education Dean Cynthia Belliveau and Dewey scholar Lisa Heldke, the program emphasizes the pedagogical power of the kitchen. … 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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Farmer Training Alum Starts Vermont Farm-Based School for Children

Learning how to cook and garden as a child helped Lelia Evans cultivate a passion for sharing her knowledge with others. Lelia, the founder of The Market Garden School in Stowe, graduated from the UVM Farmer Training Program in 2016. … Continue reading

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