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  • Exploring the Potential for a Wellbeing of Future Generations Act for Vermont
    Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner of Wales
    September 19, 2023 from 10-11:30am
    University of Vermont Davis Center, Grand Maple Ballroom | Live stream link
  • GundxChange: Polly Ericksen
    Food Matters: What does the FSRC do and Why?
    September 22, 2023 from 12-1pm
    Farrell Hall, 210 Colchester Avenue, Room 005


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