Recent Updates

Graduate Student Highlight: PhD Student Alisha Utter

On Monday (1/22) ALC lab member, Alisha Utter, was elected as a board member for the Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association (VVBGA). In addition to the VVBGA, she serves as a leadership team member for the Vermont Young Farmers Coalition, secretary for the Champlain Islands Farmers Market, and a 2017-18 Vermont Changemaker via Vermont … Continue reading “Graduate Student Highlight: PhD Student Alisha Utter”


New Article: Origin of Pest Lineages of the Colorado Potato Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Click here to read the new article by ALC’s Educational Coordinator, Vic Izzo!


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