Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics


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Examining and Innovating the Food System

Who should own and control the food system? How much additional food production capacity do we need and where? How do cultural values influence food practice? Food systems scholars and leaders will address these questions and more when they convene at the University of Vermont (UVM) this June for the UVM Food Systems Summit to ...

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Connor and Woodruff


UVM Faculty Connor, Woodruff Win Engaged Educator Award

UVM faculty members David Conner and Kate Woodruff have won the Vermont Campus Compact Engaged Educator Award for 2014. This state-wide award recognizes “faculty, staff, or other campus leaders who are committed to advancing the engagement agenda on their campus” and who demonstrate long-term commitment to, and demonstrable ...

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Jack Brigham


Farm Viability Program Helps Farmers Turn Profits

With more than 30 years of farming under his belt, Jack Brigham decided it was time to take a hard look at his farm’s financial situation. His dairy farm had survived just fine over the years, but times were changing, and he wanted make sure the future of his seven-generation farm was secure.

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Professor in Morrill Hall basement classroom.


Like Farmers Markets on Steroids?

Forty-eight students file into the ground-floor classroom of UVM’s Morrill Hall for their last day of “Applied Research Methods.”

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