Tag Archives: food systems

Female Farming Force

As a female who has been involved in agriculture for going on 14 years now, I have reached the point in my life (and my career) that I don’t notice so much my gender as I move through the world … Continue reading

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Grains and Oilseeds and Hops, Oh My!

If you are curious how croutons are made, pressing oilseeds, growing hops, and/or producing high quality livestock forages, join UVM Extension’s Northwest Crops and Soils Team at a workshop or field day this summer! The team—led by agronomist Heather Darby—recently … Continue reading

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The Biggest Hurdle to the Local Food Movement…?

Amid all the debate surrounding local foods, consumer health and preserving our regional agriculture the biggest hurdle of all might be the issue that we are not talking about–time! All the locally produced food in the universe will only be … Continue reading

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