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Vermont Grazing & Livestock Conference to Take Place January 19-20 and Focus on “Feeding the Northeast”

Livestock farmers, agriculture professionals, supporters, and eaters are invited to connect around great food, protecting natural resources, and building community through two days of learning together in January. 

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Building Community through Food

Nell Carpenter ’19 has developed an appetite for locally grown food, though many of the crops she’s raised recently have unfamiliar names and flavors. In her work last summer as an intern for the Huertas Project, a community-based program that provides migrant farmworkers with access to traditional Mexican foods, she’s ...

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Changing face of Vermont farming


UVM, Partners Receive NEH Grant to Update Popular Image of Vermont Farmer

Picture a Vermont farmer. Does a grizzled, seventh generation dairyman come to mind, Holsteins and silo in the background?

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Center for Sustainable Agriculture Receives Grant for Climate Study

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension’s Center for Sustainable Agriculture recently was awarded a $248,900 grant for its programs focused on farming and climate change.

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