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Organic Farming’s Deep Roots in Soil

By Maddie Monty Lady Eve Balfour was an early pioneer of organic farming. Born in the U.K. in 1898, she bought her first farm in 1919 and in 1939 launched The Haughley Experiment, the first long-term comparative study of organic … Continue reading

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Report Finds Differing Views Among Americans Over Food Science

The Pew Research Center released last week a survey of attitudes toward genetic modification, organic food, and the importance of eating healthy foods. The survey also found that many American’s don’t trust scientists’ take on food issues. While more than … Continue reading

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How the Back-to-the-Land Movement Helped Propel Demand for Organic Food

Kate Daloz grew up in a geodesic dome in Glover and lived a rural, do-it-yourself lifestyle with her family. Her counterculture parents, who left Cambridge to flee the trappings of post-war America, found solace in raising a family in the … Continue reading

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Stanford’s Organic Food Study – It’s Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few weeks, you probably experienced the giant uproar that rippled through the organic food community after Stanford published a multi-variant study finding that there was little difference “nutritionwise” between conventional and … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Vermont Farm Stand

Every Tuesday, students in UVM’s Farmer Training Program host an afternoon farm stand from 2:30-5:30PM right outside of the Bailey-Howe Library. Come buy sustainably-grown vegetables, herbs and flowers weekly, through October 16th. The Farmer Training Program, through Continuing Education, is … Continue reading

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