Cheese, Cream, and Community: Sustainable Dairy Lightning Talks

Postdoctoral fellows gave lightning talks on their research at the Food and Ideas Gathering

On a snowy Wednesday afternoon in March, the lecture room of the newly renovated Patrick Leahy Building buzzed with activity as students, faculty, and staff gathered to learn about sustainable dairy practices – and to eat delicious cheese.

Three post-doctoral fellows – Bryony Sands, Andrew Magnuson, and Felipe Machado de Sant’Anna – gave lighting talks on their research in sustainable...

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Food Systems Research Summit Returns to UVM This Fall

The UVM Food Systems Research Center is excited to announce that the Food Systems Research Summit will return to Burlington, Vermont on September 16th and 17th, 2024. 

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Sam Bliss stands in a community garden holding a leek. The word "food" is tattooed across his fingers

Question Everything

Sam Bliss’s forehead twitched in the bright April sun. Until a late afternoon interruption, he was writing his dissertation, tapping away behind a computer screen at the Gund Institute for the Environment. His weekend plans: read more papers about people’s motivations for growing food.

It’s a topic Bliss has been exploring for years.

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