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University of Vermont Extension (Brattleboro)

uvm.edu/extension
(802) 257-7967
130 Austine Drive Suite 300
Brattleboro, VT 05301

UVM Extension integrates higher education, research and outreach to help Vermonters put knowledge to work in their families and homes, farms and businesses, towns and the natural environment. Faculty and staff, located in offices around the state, help improve the quality of life of Vermonters through research-based educational programs and practical information.

People

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Liz Kenton
Youth Agriculture Project Coordinator (802) 257-7967 x308
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I coordinate on-site programs and professional development to help young people build life and job skills through hands-on learning about food, nutrition, and agriculture. Examples include youth tractor safety certification; a summer job-training program where at-risk youth grow and market fresh produce as a team; and workshops with students, and with educators, on topics including school gardening, experiential education, farm to school, and service learning through agriculture.
Hans Estrin
Local Food Network Coordinator (802) 257-7967 x312
Vern Grubinger
NE SARE Director (802) 257-7967 x303
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Vern Grubinger is the vegetable and berry specialist and Extension Professor with the University of Vermont. He also serves as coordinator of USDA’s Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), which awards $4 million annually in grants to researchers, educators and farmers across the 12 Northeast states. He helps lead the eXtension Farm Energy community of practice, serves on the Town of Dummerston Farmland Protection committee, and has been on the board of the Vermont Farm Fund, Vermont Land Trust, Brattleboro Food Coop, Windham County Farm Bureau and the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group. He consults individually with hundreds of farmers each year. Vern has authored the books 'Sustainable Vegetable Production from Start Up to Market' and 'With an Ear to the Ground: Essays on Sustainable Agriculture', and he is co-author of 'Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems.' www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry www.nesare.org
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Lisa Chase
802-257-7967
Hans Estrin
Dana Ruppert
8022577967 ex 302
Rebecca Bartlett
802-257-7967
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Office & Program Support Generalist, UVM Extension, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Categories

  • Marketing
    • Support organization: Marketing
  • Food Access and Nutrition
    • Cooking / nutrition classes
  • Education
    • General food system education
    • Farm to School programs
    • Out of school programs
    • Colleges / Universities
  • Workforce Development
    • Internship / Apprenticeship / Mentorship programs

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