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This season Huertas welcomes back Ana! Ana is studying English with a Global Studies minor at the University of Vermont, and is looking forward to her third year on the Huertas team! She began as the Media and Communications Intern, and is excited to pursue her second year as a Field Intern. Ana is from […]

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Welcome, Gabby!            This semester the Huertas team welcomes Gabby, our new field intern! Gabby is a Health Science student with a minor in Global Studies and Chinese. She currently lives in Norwich, Vermont (when she isn’t at UVM!). At home, she speaks both Portuguese and English, which helped her develop Spanish language skills. Gabby […]

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Welcome, Annika! Annika is one of this season’s Field Interns for Huertas, a dedicated Environmental Science major with a minor in Green Building at the University of Vermont. During her time at UVM, Annika realized her passion for the anthropological side of her education in which she explores cross-cultural phenomenon related to her studies. Last […]

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Welcome, Eamon! Eamon is one of this season’s Field Interns for the Huertas Project! He is in his final year at the University of Vermont pursuing a degree in Community and International Development with a minor in Food Systems. His role this year at Huertas will include both Field Intern responsibilities, as well as piloting […]

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Hello again, Alli! Alli returns for her second year as a Huertas fellow! Last year, as a Field intern, Alli worked directly with farmworkers in the process of surveying, excavating and creating household gardens. This year as a returning fellow, Alli will be initiating new interns and helping with specialty work throughout the planning and […]

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Welcome Emma! Emma Gianoplus is our 2019 Media and Communications Intern. Emma studies Global Studies and Spanish at the University of Vermont, and is extremely excited to begin her journey with Huertas! Emma first learned about Huertas in a course called “Sustainable Community Development” two years ago. Last year, Emma studied at the University of […]

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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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