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05-20-2016

Farmer Scholarships Offered for Food Systems Summit

We are pleased to announce scholarships for up to 10 farmers interested in attending the UVM Food Systems Summit in June. The scholarship provides free admission to attend both days of the Summit.

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Bryan Holmes

05-18-2016

Formulas for Cider Success

The mile-long stretch of Pine Street in the city’s South End, a hotbed of entrepreneurialism at home in a historic industrial neighborhood, includes a number of Burlington’s economic success stories. Where once Maypo cereal was made, now solar power systems are designed; where once brush fibers were manufactured, now websites ...

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Lini Wollenberg

05-17-2016

Study: Paris Climate Agreement Cannot Be Met Without Cutting Emissions from Farming

A team of scientists has calculated, for the first time, the extent to which greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture must be reduced to meet the new Paris climate agreement’s plan to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius by the end of the century.

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