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Exploring Craftivism

Oftentimes the quickest way to squelch an otherwise enjoyable impulse is to couch it in academic terms. For example, thinking about “a brisk morning walk” evokes benign images of fresh…

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Cultural Sustainability Symposium at Sterling College – Carol Dickson

In August, Sterling hosted “Sequestering Tradition?: A Cultural Sustainability Symposium” (co-sponsored by the Vermont Folklife Center and Goucher College’s MA program in Cultural Sustainability). Thirty-five scholars, students, practitioners, and community…

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Sterling College Offers Professional Development in Cheesemaking & Affinage

While Vermont continues to produce its legendary cheddars, it is increasingly the home of many other award winning artisan cheeses. Until recently, many of these producers apprenticed in Europe to…

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