the farm between

New Sterling College Land Unit: The Farm Between, Jeffersonville, Vermont

…and barn. This possibility was granted to the College thanks to Sterling trustee Margo Baldwin who closed on the purchase of the farm October 1. Margo, as the President of…

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Biennial seed grown and processed at the Sterling Farm. These seeds, from heritage Carolina Cabbage Collards, were processed by students in this year’s Integrated Farming Practicum residency. The seeds will be available in the Sterling’s Black River Seed Library this year.

Lessons from the Coronavirus Seed Rush

On a grocery shopping trip in advance of Governor Phil Scott’s “stay home, stay safe” order here in Vermont, I noticed the installation of a new seed rack in the…

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Rachel Hampton

Meet Rachel Hampton

…would I buy these animals that I would have to take care of?” But I have a team of oxen at home: Oscar and Finch. We typically think of the…

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Pod: Nature Writing & Ecology and Film

…nature writing from a variety of perspectives. We will read traditional and contemporary examples of nature writing in order to examine the ways in which this genre-and its cultural function-has…

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Ecology Complexity

What Can You Do with an Ecology Degree?

…course of study. * * * “In order to be stewards of the land, we need to understand our historical and current relationships to the natural world and each other,”…

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New Resources for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work

…be initiated this fall. Continued to offer a – now increased – budget for students of color to cover costs for conferences and workshops in order to build leadership skills,…

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Students work on the Sterling College Farm

Sterling Farm Creates Food Hub to Help Small Growers and Reduce Food Insecurity

…benefits to purchase shares. Current CSA customers can use their EBT cards to buy additional and “value added” foods offered through the college’s Food Hub. This year’s offerings include mushrooms,…

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Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth: Part III

Juneteenth: Part III Resources for Anti-Racism #BlackLivesMatter     “Dear White People: Being An Ally Isn’t Always What You Think” Each of us must find our place in this struggle—including…

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The bright red Horace Strong canoe in the foreground. The photo was taken on a sunny day at a lake, with an island and mountains in the background.

Horace Strong Canoe

…scrape on rocks,” she says.   2018: After 30 years with the National Parks Service, Hennessy, getting post-retirement life in order, writes her will. The Hosmer Princess will go to…

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handwoven rug with blue circle in center surrounded by brown. Various seeds in brown background

Pod: Foundations of Ecology and Fiber Arts

…heart this course is about making the non-cooperation choice a viable one. In order to reclaim our agency, we must first restore the skill-sets that make up our cultural inheritance….

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In Memory of Tom Shamrell ‘83

…quick wit, great humor and always compassion over competition. He made sure you were ok in order for him to be ok. Tom loved putting together the puzzles of life….

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A Taste Of Place: Khao Soi

  A Taste Of Place Khao Soi by Chef Liz Chadwick     CHICKEN OR TOFU KHAO SOI   Ingredients: One medium chicken or 1 lb. firm tofu Apple cider…

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