Author Archives: Debra Heleba

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About Debra Heleba

Deb works for University of Vermont Extension where she is the Vermont SARE coordinator and also coordinates eOrganic's dairy team.

Buzzing about Bees: Pollinator Book Tops Summer Reading List

A recent visit to The Farm Between inspired me to learn more about pollinators. And, as it turns out, SARE’s Managing Alternative Pollinators was a great pick for my summer reading list! John and Nancy Hayden, who grow a wide … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Studies Soil Health Post-Irene

Lindsey Ruhl, graduate student at the University of Vermont (UVM) Department of Plant and Soil Science, originally didn’t set out to become a soil scientist. But she now knows the critical links among soil health and local food systems, water … Continue reading

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Generations of Innovation: Conference Theme or Program Philosophy?

This is the “conference season” and my busiest time of year. These days, you’ll typically find me beside a display for Northeast SARE (or eOrganic depending on which hat I’m wearing) sharing information about the program and what it has to … Continue reading

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