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See what we’ve been up to this past semester! ¡Lean todo lo que hicimos este semestre! Huertas Newsletter     

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  Our intern Ana, is back with Huertas for a second season! Last year Ana was our Media and Communications intern and this year she is excited to get out into the gardens as a field intern. Ana studies English and is from Mexico City, Mexico. Last year Ana did a variety of things including […]

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This past Thursday, UVM students and community members came together to view the special documentary, Dolores. The film highlighted the accomplishments and hardships that Dolores Huerta faced during her lifetime. As a Mexican-American woman who fought for Latinx farm workers rights starting in the 1960’s, she was met not only with challenges from the expected […]

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¡Hola Alex!

Alex Rose is our 2018 Media and Communications intern. Alex studies Public Communication and hopes to facilitate conversation and awareness about the Huertas project this semester. Alex first heard about Huertas while taking Professor Rachael Montesano’s service-learning course, Composition and Conversation. The class partners with Huertas in sowing seeds in the spring for participants. Having […]

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After walking away from my afternoon with Elena, I felt a lightness you only feel after getting great advice. If you’ve been keeping up with past blog posts, you know that this year we’re taking a step back to catch up with Huertas alumni to see what they’ve been up to since their time as […]

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Huertas presents a screening of Dolores. This event aims to bring members of the community together to celebrate the accomplishments of Dolores Huerta. Following the screening will be a panel featuring leaders working with the farmworker community who will share their thoughts and facilitate conversation. Snacks from City Market will be provided. This event is […]

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Meet Meghan, one of our 2018 field interns! Meghan is a Community and International Development major with a minor in Spanish. Growing up in the rural Northeast Kingdom and being surrounded by farmland, she developed a passion for locally grown food and sustainable food systems. The ruralness of the NEK lead Meghan to specifically focus […]

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Meet Alli Conroe, a 2018 field intern studying Community and International Development with minor in Food Systems! Alli started learning Spanish in middle school and ever since then has found ways to bring the language out of the classroom and into her day-to-day life. Growing up in Saratoga Springs, New York– home of the infamous […]

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If you’ve been keeping up with Huertas, you’re probably familiar with Claire Macon. Claire was with Huertas for three and a half years starting in the Spring of 2015. Having about every position possible at Huertas, it was easy to see after talking to Claire for just a couple of minutes, how deep both her […]

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This year we’re going to be taking a trip down memory lane and revisit with some of our past interns. As our followers know, interns are an integral part of Huertas. While the larger focus of our work is to serve migrant dairy workers in rural Vermont with access to culturally relevant gardens, a second […]

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