The Power of Relationships

Advancing Agroecology in a Changing World
two women working presenting to a group

What do two community development professors, a business analyst for a value-added processing firm in Burlington, a saffron grower from Iran, a community supported agriculturalist from Ecuador, and a third year University of Vermont student have in common? A place at the table.

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A New Pepper on the International Culinary Scene

This past summer (winter in the Southern Hemisphere), a multidisciplinary team of two professors and one Phd student from the UVM Food Systems Program traveled to the island of Madagascar to examine the potential systems consequences of a new demand for a wild-harvested endemic pepper (allegedly sparked by elite chefs from the Global North in se

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An Afternoon at UVM’s Horticulture Research and Education Center

Many UVM students take pride knowing that over 25% of campus food comes from local/community-based, fair, ecologically sound and humane food sources. What they may not know is that a portion of that food is cultivated by UVM students just a few miles from campus at UVM’s Horticulture Research and Education Center (HREC).

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