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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Carlos Enrique Cavelier: From Pablo Escobar to FARC

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Location: Billings Library
Description: The University of Vermont School of Business Administration Hoffman Family Business Lecture Series is proud to welcome UVM alum, Carlos Enrique Cavelier.

Cavelier is the President of Alquería Dairy, the number one private processor of liquid milk in Colombia, and the major processor of the Andean Group in UHT milk production.

In addition to graduating from UVM, Cavelier earned a Masters in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and returned to Colombia to work as Assistant Professor at the Universidad de los Andes, and was elected a member of the City Council of Cajicá, State Senator and Congressman for Cundinamarca. He was later appointed Senior Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture for the National Rehabilitation Plan and Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice.

He has led various business initiatives, especially focused around strengthening the productivity of small dairy farmers in a traditionally former guerrilla area involving nearly 1,500 families. In 2007 he joined the Board of Directors of the Universidad de los Andes, and currently serves on its Executive Committee, he also served as Senior Advisor for Education for the Governor of the State of Cundinamarca. Carlos also serves as President of the Board of the Bogotá Food Bank, Vice-President of the Board of the Colombian Association of Food Banks, and Board Member of the Global Food Banking Network, The Colombian Association of Entrepreneurs for Education, the Colombian Competitiveness Council and the Barraquer Ophthalmological Clinic.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Campus Food & Energy Seminar #4: Revolutionizing the Lunch Line

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Location: Frank Livak Ballroom, Davis Cntr
Description: Revolutionizing the Lunch Line: How institutions are reimagining their food systems
A panel discussion with representatives from Farm to Institution New England, Health Care Without Harm, and the Real Food Challenge

In the fourth and final Campus Food and Energy Seminar, our panelists will discuss sustainability trends they are seeing across institutions. Each panelist will discuss their organization’s mission and goals, key strategies and actions to increase local and sustainable food procurement, and the common challenges institutions face in attempting to increase the sustainability of their food system.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Carol Adams: The Sexual Politics of Meat

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Cntr
Description: The Sexual Politics of Meat Slide Show is a dynamic and challenging presentation that discusses the images of women and animals in contemporary popular culture, explaining the animalizing of women in contemporary cultural images and the sexualizing of animals used for food.

The Slide Show provides an ecofeminist analysis of the interconnected oppressions of sexism, racism, and speciesism by exploring the way popular culture presents images of race, gender, and species to further oppressive attitudes.

Drawing upon images from popular culture, Carol Adams will answer the question: how does someone become a piece of meat?

Talk will be followed by a book signing. This event is brought to you by the Vermont Students for Animal Protection, Campus Programs, the Environmental Studies Department, the Philosophy Department, and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Department.

Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/1423289621259497/

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Dinner Table: A seasonal tasting event

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Fleming Museum
Description: Chefs Cynthia Belliveau, UVM Food Systems faculty, and Molly Stevens, award-winning cookbook author, explore the rituals and delights of communal dining as they prepare a small tasting menu in celebration of the season. Enjoy the pleasures of the table with good food and conversation in the Fleming Museum's beautiful Marble Court.

$15 per person. Space is limited. Register by email to fleming@uvm.edu

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Cheese & Culture: A History

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Shelburne Farms
Description: $40 (includes cheese tasting with wine pairing)
Paul Kindstedt, professor of Food Science in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at UVM

Join Paul Kindstedt for an interactive journey through cheese history along the theme of environmental sustainability. The event will highlight six cheeses, selected to represent specific aspects of cheese history and will be paired with a complimentary wine.

Details: www.shelburnefarms.org/calendar/event/cheese-and-culture-a-history-of-cheese-and-its-place-in-western-civilization

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

UVM Food Systems Summit

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: The Necessary [r] Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems

The UVM Food Systems Summit is an annual event drawing scholars, practitioners, and food systems leaders to engage in dialogue on the pressing food systems issues facing our world. The Summit will include keynote addresses from food systems leaders, as well as panel discussions with scholars and practitioners.Tamar Adler speaking at the 2013 Food Systems Summit

For details and registration, visit www.uvm.edu/foodsystemssummit

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

UVM Food Systems Summit

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: The Necessary [r] Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems

The UVM Food Systems Summit is an annual event drawing scholars, practitioners, and food systems leaders to engage in dialogue on the pressing food systems issues facing our world. The Summit will include keynote addresses from food systems leaders, as well as panel discussions with scholars and practitioners.Tamar Adler speaking at the 2013 Food Systems Summit

For details and registration, visit www.uvm.edu/foodsystemssummit

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Friday, December 26, 2014

Winter Break

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Winter Break

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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Friday, January 2, 2015

Winter Break

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