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Culturing Dairy

How much do you know about yogurt? Did you know that the first yogurt was a chance discovery? A happy coincidence of milk and bacteria. Between 5000-9000 BCE, ruminants had…

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Sandor Katz Book Launch at Sterling College

Humans have always savored the distinctive flavors and reaped the health benefits that result when microscopic bacteria and fungi transform our fresh foods into fermented ones. But as the American…

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The Agriculture of Chiapas, Mexico

Since I’ve been in Vermont after returning from a 10-day intensive field study in Chiapas, Mexico, I’ve been struggling with how to tell the story of this experience. The title…

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