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Tuesday March 31, 2015
4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. + Rubenstein School Seminar
Rubenstein School Spring Seminar Series

Aiken Center 102

"Gender and Cooperative Behavior" by Stephanie Seguino, Department of Economics, University of Vermont

Hosted by:
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Open to the public.
Friday April 3, 2015
From Noon to 1:00pm in the Johnson House Conference Room.

"The Psychological Distance of Climate Change: How farmers perceive and may respond to climate change and its policies"

Meredith Niles, Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program, Harvard

Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will present on their research for 30 minutes, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the group. Open to the public.
Monday April 6, 2015
"Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America"
Written by Liz Carlisle

Monday, April 6, 4:00 PM
UVM Campus – Williams 301

Featuring guest speakers Liz Carlisle & David Oien

Book signing to follow
Free and open to the public

In her book “Lentil Underground,” Liz Carlisle, a protégé of Michael Pollan, tells the remarkable story of an unheralded group of Montana farmers have defied corporate agriculture by launching a unique sustainable food movement. Montana farmer David Oien, co-founder of Timeless Seeds, is one of those farmers.

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Liz Carlisle is a fellow at the Center for Diversified Farming Systems at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in Geography, also from Berkeley, and a B.A. from Harvard University.

David Oien is a lentil farmer from central Montana and co-founder of Timeless Seeds, producer of heirloom organic lentils and specialty grains.

Sponsors: the Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group, the Food Systems Graduate Program, the Department of Plant and Soil Science, the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, and the UVM Food Systems Initiative

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