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  • Sterling College reinforced my love of hard labor and taught me to see the world with an ecologist’s eye and a naturalist’s heart.”

    color photo of man casting a fishing pole on a beautiful summer day

    Ben Matthews ’09

    B.A. Ecology. Matthew is a fish biologist for Trout Unlimited, a cold-water fisheries conservation organization.

  • “At Sterling, there’s a real history of being able to see where you’ve been, where you are now, and where you’re going. Sterling is a really experiential place. Here, you can get a feel for the kind of world you want to live in, and what kind of world we can create.”

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Brighde Moffat ’15

    Cultural Geography self-designed major

  • “A feeling that almost brings tears to my eyes is when we were crossing the Common and everyone was there cheering us on and welcoming us home. That sense of community and love is why I am happy to be at Sterling. That feeling is what brings me hope and happiness and I hope to carry that motivation with me for the rest of my time at Sterling and with my future life expeditions.”

    Sterling College Sustainable Food Systems Gallery

    Sophie Shillue ’18

    Expedition, Core Curriculum, Community

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Brandon Bless, Visiting Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture

Brandon Bless has a deep connection with Sterling College, even though his role as Visiting Faculty in Sustainable Agriculture is new. He was an adjunct faculty from 2013 to 2015….

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Cultivation of Fungi with Tradd Cotter at School of the New American Farmstead

Can fungi save the world? Tradd Cotter, a microbiologist, professional mycologist, and organic gardener, thinks that they can play a critical role in meeting the challenges of pollution, pandemics, and…

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Wildlife Conservation & Management Class: Electrofishing the Whitney Brook

The sun came out this morning as we turned off the Creek Road down into one of the cornfields of the Atwood Farm here in Craftsbury. The Wildlife Conservation and…

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