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.

SARE Meets Social Sustainability on the Farm

The term “social sustainability” has recently entered my lexicon. Over the past two years,  I’ve been kicking around this term as part of a Vermont SARE professional development training for UVM Extension educators. The topic emerged from discussions with colleagues … Continue reading

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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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