Food Insecurity Hits One in Four Vermonters

Widespread pandemic job disruption, high risk groups, reliance on food banks and unemployment benefits among research findings
Volunteers at the Winooski Food Shelf follow new COVID-19 safety protocols and arrange a Saturday food pick-up program outdoors.

Nearly one in four Vermonters is experiencing food insecurity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the Green Mountain State, a University of Vermont statewide survey finds.

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Professor Bill Keeton walks in leafy green Jericho Research Forest

UVM Divests from Fossil Fuels

The University of Vermont’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday afternoon to divest the university’s endowment of fossil fuel investments, adding another milestone in UVM’s long history of leadership on environmental issues.

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For Coffee Farmers, Diversification Key to Sustainability

When walking into a meeting of the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), a research collaborative based at UVM, it is likely you will be greeted by the sweet, familiar aroma of freshly brewed coffee.

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