Climate Change is Hurting Children’s Diets, Global Study Finds

Rising temperatures contribute to child malnutrition and reduced diet quality
A farmer woman walks with her two children in a farming village outside Dodoma, Tanzania

A first-of-its-kind, international study of 107,000 children finds that higher temperatures are an equal or greater contributor to child malnutrition and low quality diets than the traditional culprits of poverty, inadequate sanitation, and poor education.

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Farryl Bertmann

Bertmann Recognized for Leadership in Fighting Hunger

Farryl Bertmann has received the Excellence in Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Leadership Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her work in food security and nutrition assistance, and global food sovereignty.

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An image of UVM food security researchers Meredith Niles (left), Emily Belarmino (center), and Farryl Bertmann (right).

COVID-19 Food Insecurity Hits Record Levels in Vermont

Food insecurity in Vermont has reached record levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, with nearly 30% of Vermonters experiencing food insecurity since March, new University of Vermont research finds.

With Thanksgiving approaching, the research is the most comprehensive study of COVID-19’s impacts on food security in the Green Mountain State to date.

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