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Author Michael Moss Exposes How the Food Giants Hooked Us

By Andrea Estey Have you ever snacked on a bag of salty, crunchy chips and gotten the feeling that you just couldn’t stop? You’re not alone. That irresistible sensation is completely by design. It’s just one of the ways the … Continue reading

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A Prescription for Healthy Food in Vermont

By Charlie Mitchell “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Do you believe this old saying? If we, as a state, ate a healthier diet, would we experience fewer issues, and probably spend a lot less on healthcare? If … Continue reading

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Why SNAP-Ed Curriculum Must Empower its Participants to Cook

By Margaret Turvey  The United States is currently experiencing high rates of food insecurity and obesity. This mounting health crisis underscores the importance of government-funded nutrition programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and SNAP-Ed, for improving the … Continue reading

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Author Michael Moss to Speak at UVM Aiken Lecture Nov. 1

Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 George D. Aiken Lecture Series on Nov. 1 at the UVM Ira Allen Chapel. Moss is the author of the New York Times’ bestseller, … Continue reading

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New UVM Study: Health Insurance Costs Threaten Farm Viability

By Jeff Wakefield UVM Communications According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects their ability to run … Continue reading

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