Category Archives: Food

Free Course for Faculty Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

Dear Vermont Environmental Science Colleagues + Allies, We are excited to extend an invitation to this free faculty development opportunity on how to utilize civic engagement and community-based learning to address critical issues, such as climate change and food insecurity.   This is a self-paced virtual course with three live workshops facilitated by Vermont’s very own environmental steward and champion, Jon Isham, Professor of […]

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Fall Fair Trade News

Fair Trade Month is over and the weather is cooling down, but our organizers and partners aren’t letting that stop them from turning up the heat on their Fair Trade activities and events!    Read on to celebrate the designation of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, to join the International Fair Trade Towns Conference, and […]

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News and Updates from the SUSU commUNITY Farm

Donate HereThank you for supporting us this season! On October 1st, we celebrated one year of officially being the SUSU commUNITY Farm.We started as a healing collective, dedicated to serving our community with offerings of workshops, gatherings and hand-crafted herbal products. We had just opened our space and began holding community gatherings in February of […]

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Do Your Halloween Dollars Do More?

Inza Sanogo is a cocoa producer and certified trainer at COOP-CA-REFSI in the Koffikro village of Côte d’Ivoire. “Before, our parents worked in the cocoa fields and did the best they could. Now that we’re fair trade certified, we have new infrastructure for the village, as well as trainings to continue improving our skills.” As […]

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PES research position, and SUSU commUNITY Farm hiring

Passing along a few job descriptions, all of which are attached, that may be of interest to your professional circles: The first is a few-month project based position working with a UVM team that is conducting research in service to the Vermont Payment for Ecosystem Services Working Group. Their looking to add someone who could […]

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News & Events from Shelburne Farms: A Campus for Learning, Breeding Barn Preservation, and Upcoming Programs

Shelburne Farms is a campus for learning. Through partnerships and our own programming, we offer opportunities for all ages — from preschoolers to college students to professional educators — to explore the natural landscape, learn from experts, and engage with the big ideas of sustainability. Read on to discover a few of these stories. Vermont Leads […]

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September at the Intervale Center

Fresh from the Intervale Food HubIt’s fall, which means tons of fresh produce from our state’s great farmers! If you’re looking for new ways to incorporate local produce into your meals, check out The Beet, the Intervale Food Hub’s blog. You’ll find creative recipes to keep your body fueled and your taste buds happy, from Winter Squash […]

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Growing Food and Community During the Pandemic Webinar – Sept 21

Join us for our upcoming RCE Americas’ Webinar! Growing Food and Community During the Pandemic Tuesday, September 21 2:00 – 3:00 PST Zoom Webinar During the COVID-19 pandemic, college students in the U.S. faced a sudden decrease in food security, which exposed many underlying issues of community food sovereignty. To address these issues, higher education […]

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