Food Writing from the Farm

Study Food Writing from the Farm at Sterling College

February 4, 2016 • Craftsbury Common, Vermont • The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College is offering a new class in “Food Writing from the Farm” that…

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Sterling College The Farm

The Farm

The Sterling Farm Since the college’s inception, Sterling Farm has been a prominent feature of a Sterling education. Our diversified and ecologically focused farm is a part of life here…

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Vandana Shiva speaks to a crowd under a willow tree on a beautiful, sunny spring day on the importance of a poison free farming future

Poison-Free Food & Farming Tour

Poison-Free Food & Farming with Dr. Vandana Shiva Sponsored by the School of the New American Farmstead   Acclaimed scientist and author Dr. Vandana Shiva presented an international pledge for…

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Pigs at the Spencer Farm

Armed to Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans

Armed to Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans June 10-14, 2019 Craftsbury Common, Vermont     The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is now accepting applications from military…

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Sterling College Hosts Free, Week-Long Farm Training for Veterans in June

Military veterans have a chance to swap out their tactical gear and tanks for Carhartt pants and tractors this summer at Sterling College for a free, week-long training to learn…

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Students work on crafting hand-forged axes in the Farmstead Toolmaking course

School of the New American Farmstead Offers Scholarships for Summer 2019 Courses

School of the New American Farmstead Offers Scholarships for Summer 2019 Courses Funding to support veterans, low-income students and those of Abenaki heritage Two foundations with Northeast Kingdom connections are…

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Biological Farming Principles & Practices for Nutrient Density

Biological Farming Principles & Practices for Nutrient Density June 3-7, 2019 Faculty: Dan Kittredge   The basic principles of biological farming systems will be covered in detail along with correlating practices…

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Naturally fermented cheeses made by David Asher in his Natural Cheesemaking course at the School of the New American Farmstead

School of the New American Farmstead Offers Diverse and Delicious Summer Courses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2019 Contact: Katie Lavin, Director of Media Relations, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x120 • klavin@sterlingcollege.edu School of the New American Farmstead Offers Diverse and Delicious Summer…

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April 1 Deadline for Tuition-Free, Kentucky-Based Wendell Berry Farming Program

Applications for the Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College, in Henry County, KY, are being accepted through April 1. This no-tuition, hands-on, undergraduate, sustainable agriculture degree program is open…

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Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College Offers Restorative Forestry Demonstration on February 2 in Henry County

The Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College is partnering with The Berry Center and Kentucky Master Woodland Steward Tom Grissom to host a restorative forestry field day on Saturday,…

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Food Writing from the Farm

Whole Farm Planning (WBFP)

Whole Farm Planning This course will expose students to the complexity of whole farm planning by combining business planning and management with policy and ecology in development of farm models…

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Sterling College Sustainable Food Systems Gallery

U.S. Farm and Food Policy (WBFP)

U.S. Farm and Food Policy This course offers a broad introduction to food the policy and food culture of the United States. It surveys the history of food regulation in…

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