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Researcher Highlight: M.S. Candidate, Alissa White

The New England Adaptation Survey is a research project based at the University of Vermont’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. The purpose of this study is to generate usable information for farmers about adaptation strategies and practices, and is based on the idea that many growers are already actively and successfully adapting to severe … Continue reading “Researcher Highlight: M.S. Candidate, Alissa White”


ALC in Cuba

ALC Research and Outreach Coordinator, Martha Caswell, joined a delegation of Vermonters who attended the 4th International Conference on Agroecology hosted by the Cuban National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) and Via Campesina. Colleagues from the Vermont Carribean Institute (VCI), the Intervale Center, UVM Catamount Farm, the Vermont Community Garden Network and Farm to Plate comprised a group looking at … Continue reading “ALC in Cuba”


Reflections from the Agroecology Shortcourse

Check out the Community Agroecology Network​’s recent newsletter, a spotlight on the 18th Annual International Agroecology Shortcourse hosted by the ALC and CAN! Thanks for sharing, CAN, and for your continued partnership! Check out the newsletter here: http://web-extract.constantcontact.com/v1/social_annotation?permalink_uri=2CdoTAr&image_url=http%3A%2F%2Ffiles.constantcontact.com%2Ffaf14f5b001%2F12c9e599-5b6e-462a-8973-f6631fa0d5ad.jpg


ALC at 10th Annual Young Farmers Conference

Ernesto Mendéz, Vic Izzo, and Alisha Utter, Ph.D. student in Plant and Soil Science and farmer at Arbor Farmstead in Grand Isle, represented the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative at the 10th Annual Young Farmers Conference held at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture located in Westchester County, New York. Ernesto was a member of … Continue reading “ALC at 10th Annual Young Farmers Conference”


ALC Strengthens Partnerships for Agroecology and PAR in Brazil

In the past few months, ALC Director Ernesto Mendéz, has visited Brazil on two occasions: the first was for the 2018 Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology (SOCLA) Meeting and the second to present a keynote address at the 8th Annual Agroecology Congress of the State of Santa Catarina. Highlights Within the SOCLA congress, a … Continue reading “ALC Strengthens Partnerships for Agroecology and PAR in Brazil”