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About Liz Kenton

Liz Kenton coordinates UVM Extension 4-H's Youth Agriculture Project, offering statewide support to programs that help youth build life and job skills. She develops resources, outreach materials, and educational events related to farm and food career development and agricultural safety, as well as overseeing a one-acre educational farm site in Brattleboro. Liz's previous work includes stints as an experiential educator, digital mapping technician, Peace Corps volunteer in agroforestry, and as a farmhand on small family farms in CT and in VT. She currently serves as board secretary for both Post Oil Solutions and for the Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market, and enjoys reading fiction and playing volleyball when there's time.

The More We Get Together…

It has taken awhile this year, but with freezing temperatures and a little snow finally sticking around even in the southern valleys, winter appears to be here to stay. Everyone from production farmers to school gardeners can finally breathe a … Continue reading

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“Hello, Cow!”

How many stomachs does a cow have? Nope, not four! It’s a common misinterpretation: a cow actually possesses one stomach with four chambers. The 37 girls who spent an hour meeting dairy cows and visiting with Vermont 4-H’s livestock educator … Continue reading

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