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  • Cooking with Pumpkin

    October 30, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    While many pumpkins are carved into jack o’lanterns for trick or treating, many remain intact. It is easy to forget that these squash are edible, and a great way to engage children in cooking after the holiday.

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  • Celebrating Farm to School Month

    October 30, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food, Education for Sustainability

    October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate connections happening all over the country between children and local food. Here are some of the highlights from the month's festivities and initiatives.

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  • Three Sisters Soup

    October 8, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We collaborated with local partners to create a dinner in celebration of the Abenaki agricultural year. Each dish featured an important Abenaki crop, including this Three Sisters Soup.

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  • Fall Farming Update

    September 25, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Gardening, Nature / Natural Resources

    We caught up with the farmers who care for our land, animals, and produce – here’s what’s been happening on campus this September:

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  • BLT Tagliatelle at the Champlain Valley Fair

    September 10, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We recently wrapped up a ten-day stretch at the Champlain Valley Fair, providing food and agriculture education to the 100,000+ fair visitors. We're sharing a favorite recipe among the crowd!

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  • Gleaning Season in the Market Garden

    August 27, 2019 | Josh Carter Agriculture / Food, Sustainable Living

    This is prime season for gleaning in the Market Garden--harvesting extra produce from the fields for various local food security organizations. Read about what it looks like.

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  • Cheesemaking at Shelburne Farms

    August 26, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    What’s the story behind our raw milk, farmstead cheddar? The Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing visited to get a behind-the-scenes tour.

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  • Award-Winning Recipes from the VT Fresh Network Forum Dinner

    August 8, 2019 Agriculture / Food

    We're excited to announce that our Executive Chef John Patterson and Executive Chef Emeritus Jim McCarthy received the 2019 "Best Bite" award for their Beet Tomato Tartare and Blue Corn Pancakes - try their recipes for yourself!

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  • New: Education Day at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival!

    July 17, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Culture / Arts

    This year, the Vermont Cheese Council has added an additional day to the Cheese Fest dedicated to educational seminars for the biggest curd nerds!

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  • North Meets Southwest Chopped Salad

    July 8, 2019 | Sarah Webb Agriculture / Food

    The 2019-20 Northeast Farm to School Institute cohort rolled up their sleeves for the first-ever Institute Salad Competition!

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