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Announcing @vtfoodroots Instagram

We are in the midst of an agricultural renaissance in the United States, one that emphasizes smaller scale farming, locally grown and locally distributed agricultural products, and the manufacture of specialty food items crafted for local and regional consumption. This broader movement, framed by Tanya Denckla Cobb as “the ...

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Nir Avieli Talks Food and Politics in a Vietnamese Town

Please join us Tuesday, November 17, at 3:00 pm, in Kalkins 325, for the lecture, "Dog Meat Politics in a Vietnamese Town", by Nir Avieli.

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Bethany Yon delivers UVM research findings on nutritious school lunch programs to Capitol Hill staffers.


Researcher Speaks on Capitol Hill as Congress Considers Reauthorization of Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act

With a controversial vote by Congress to reauthorize the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 approaching, Bethany Yon, former research associate in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, provided pertinent research findings on Sept. 11 at a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill.

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