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Diane Litwin knew how to grow food. But she wanted to understand the science behind farming.
Joining AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps led Stephen Crimarco to shift his career focus from photography to farming. The Kingston, Jamaica native, who migrated to Florida and studied photography at University of Central Florida and Indiana University Bloomington, didn’t know … Continue reading
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
By Good Food Jobs If you didn’t think that enthusiasm could be married to practicality, then you haven’t met Rachel. Her passion for farming is all the more inspiring for her ability to acknowledge the challenges. If you’re interested in … Continue reading
Farming was the last thing on Anthony Hamilton’s mind during the Iraq War. But a decade after being stationed in Baghdad, he’s learning how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, and operate irrigation systems and tractors at UVM.