Archive for March, 2015

As the Health and Nutrition Intern for Bridges to Health, my involvement with the farmworker population is slightly different. I am developing 8 week long nutrition education programs for two different women that I visit every week and I will then plant a huerta with them later on in the season. I began my home […]

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Hola.  These passed few weeks have been a whirlwind of farm visits and spring can’t come soon enough.  Cultivating interest among farmworkers within the central region of Vermont has proven quite the challenge, as many remain unconvinced that the grass will ever reemerge.  Hopefully with extended daylight hours and the temperature rising, enthusiasm for joining […]

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Huertas at NOFA!

Every February in Vermont, just as lush fields and abundant gardens are distant memories, the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) holds their winter conference. The theme of the 2015 conference was ‘Growing the Good Food Movement’ focusing on building a fair and just food system. The keynote speaker at the conference was Natasha Bowens, who […]

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