1 College Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
Dr. Tatiana Abatemarco is a faculty member in Food Studies at Bennington College, where she is building a food studies program that works with the local community of Bennington to address the systemic causes of food insecurity. She holds a PhD in Natural Resources, with a focus in Environmental Thought and Culture, from the University of Vermont and a MA in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota. Her research puts feminist philosophy in conversation with actors in sustainable food systems. She is one of the founding members of the North Country Food Justice Working Group, which networks food justice organizations in the Adirondacks of New York.
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- Goal 3: Vermonters will exhibit fewer food-related health problems (e.g., obesity and diabetes).
- Goal 10: All Vermonters will have a greater understanding of how to obtain, grow, store, and prepare nutritional food.
- Goal 16: Vermont K-12 schools, Career and Technical Education Centers, and institutions of higher education will offer a wide range of curricula, certificate and degree programs, and conduct research aimed at meeting the needs of Vermont’s food system.
- Goal 17: The number of locally owned and operated food system businesses in Vermont is increasing.
- Goal 24: Vermont’s governor, legislature, and state agencies will champion Vermont’s food system as an economic development driver for the state and Vermont will demonstrate national leadership on food system development.