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UVM Professors’ Work on Local, Culturally Important Food Featured in Free Press

Geographer Pablo Bose and anthropologist Teresa Mares are profiled in the Burlington Free Press for their work with immigrant populations in Vermont on issues of food security with an emphasis on how these groups maintain their cultural identity through the foods they grow and eat. Food traditions, as Mares says, are integral to maintaining a sense of home -- and a sense of belonging in a new country. Read the story…