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UVM Agroecology Group Gains Global Attention, Launches New Graduate Certificate

The UVM Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), which combines the wisdom of ecological and social sciences with the practice of growing food, is launching new research projects in Central America and Vermont, and a new graduate certificate, following a prestigious grant of … Continue reading

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Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

First U.S. wild bee map reveals 139 pollination ‘trouble zones’ By Basil Waugh and Joshua Brown The first-ever study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country’s most important farmlands—from California’s Central Valley to the Midwest’s … Continue reading

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UVM Graduate Student Examines the Economic Impact of Food Hubs

How exactly food hubs contribute to the local economy is a question UVM graduate student Hannah Harrington ’15 is hoping to answer in her research. Vermont is home to about 20 food hubs, and there are an estimated 400 food … Continue reading

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Milk Matters: More Vermonters are Choosing Full-Fat Dairy

By Laura Hardie Which is better, whole milk or skim? An increasing number of people are choosing full-fat dairy, both nationally and in Vermont, according to retail data from IRi, a market research firm. The trend is related to the … Continue reading

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New Research Sheds Light on Crystals and Grittiness in Cheese

Chemistry starts in the kitchen. Gil Tansman remembers those words spoken by his mother when he was a young boy. Now the UVM doctoral student repeats that exact phrase as he talks about pursuing his passion for science and food. … Continue reading

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