University of Vermont

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LINDA BERLIN

Extension Assistant Professor
Nutrition and Food Sciences
Phone:(802)656-0669
Email Address:Linda.Berlin@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802) 656-1107; leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:hunger and food security outreach, sustainability, food and nutrition policy
Biography:Berlin develops and implements outreach programs for Vermonters related to making healthful food choices, hunger and food security, and food choices for sustainability. Her research has focused on consumer views of organic foods, the farm-to-school initiative, and toddlers’ consumption of fruits and vegetables. She has great interest in food and nutrition policy, and is a current member of the Governor’s Task Force on Hunger. She chairs the Board of Friends of Burlington Gardens. Other interests include food and nutrition-related education methods, qualitative research approaches, and program evaluation.