To Address Hunger Effectively, First Check the Weather, Says New UVM Study

Woman at smallholder farm in East Africa.

Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations. According to a new University of Vermont study, rainfall patterns also provide clues on how to most effectively alleviate food insecurity.

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Professor Amy Trubek has written a new book:

Making Modern Meals: How Americans Cook Today

University of California Press:

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Changing face of Vermont farming

UVM, Partners Receive NEH Grant to Update Popular Image of Vermont Farmer

Picture a Vermont farmer. Does a grizzled, seventh generation dairyman come to mind, Holsteins and silo in the background?

A new $180,000 Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to a consortium that includes the University of Vermont and three partners aims to complicate that image.

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