Notes from a day at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

Notes from a day at the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

By AMELIA POLLARD

August 29, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Uncategorized

Tasting and maneuvering our way through more cheese than we care to admit.

EatReal Pitches to Old Chapel

By Mark Sinks

April 23, 2014


Filed under News

EatReal has made strides in recent weeks toward bringing sustainable food to the College’s dining halls. Founded in 2013, EatReal aims to raise awareness of “real” food and match the national Real Food Challenge’s standards by increasing the proportion food that falls into at least two of the...

Students Demand Sustainable Food

By Eliza Teach

December 4, 2013


Filed under News

A food survey sent to the student body by the Student Government Association (SGA) on Oct. 28 has provided the SGA with concrete data based on 1,219 student responses to help focus and forward the real and sustainable food movement on campus. “We were basically trying to assess people’s willingness...

Crossroads Swimming in Sushi Profits

By Nitya Mankad

November 13, 2013


Filed under News

With the addition of Sushi with Gusto, Crossroads is experiencing an increase in both revenue and customers. The formerly entirely student-run retail operation was brought under the jurisdiction of the College this fall and is led by General Manager of Retail Food Operations David Cannistra. Crossroads...

Students Form Local Food Group

By Emilie Munson

October 16, 2013


Filed under News

This year, the College’s numerous student organizations focusing on food consciousness have joined forces to create a Food Cluster group. Led by College Food and Farm Educator Sophie Esser Calvi ’03, the Food Cluster is a coalition that seeks to promote cooperation among groups such as EatReal, the...

Panel Challenges the Future of Food Sector

By Jordan Seman

October 16, 2013


Filed under News

The College’s focus on local and sustainable food continues this month with “Eating Forward,” a campaign organized by Olivia French ’14 and Jake Nonweiler ’14. The series, which runs through October, features environmentalists in various areas of the American food industry, including farmers,...

Symposium Launches Food Studies

By Harry Cramer

October 9, 2013


Filed under News

On Oct. 5, the College held the Cultivating Food Literacy symposium, and McCullough Social Space filled with educators, students, and activists to discuss how to educate students on the growth, distribution, and consumption of food. “It was a great day of conversation,” said Tim Spears, vice p...

Students Seek to Reduce Waste

Students Seek to Reduce Waste

By Emily Singer

October 2, 2013


Filed under News

Every other Tuesday evening during the the fall semester, students will find themselves handing their dinner plates to peers and watching as any unconsumed food is scraped from the plate and into a plastic bucket. Generally relegated to the room hidden behind the dish deposit conveyor belts, the new,...

MiddFoods Defies Rural Challenges

MiddFoods Defies Rural Challenges

By Isabelle Stillman

September 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Middlebury Foods is a not-for-profit, social entrepreneurship endeavor that aims to bring healthy food at an affordable price to Vermonters. Recently incorporated by the state of Vermont, the business, run by seven juniors, has come a long way since winning the $3,000 MiddChallenge grant in March of 2...

Taste of Addison County

Taste of Addison County

By Leah Pickett

May 7, 2013


Filed under Featured, The Campus Current

On Tuesday, May 7, students had the opportunity to sample and purchase local food in the Mahaney Center for the Arts from noon to 2 p.m. The event, "Taste of Addison County," was put on my the Middlebury College Farmstand, which is the College's Online Farmers Market. Local food offered at the event in...

Middlebury Foods Tackles Local Hunger

By Emilie Munson

April 17, 2013


Filed under Features

Though most of us overlook it, the College, one of the wealthiest institutions in the state, is located in one of the poorest counties in Vermont: Addison County. In the three counties surrounding Middlebury, 30,000 people have inadequate access to healthy food and frequently go hungry. A quarter of...

Vermont Group Pushes for GMO Labeling

Vermont Group Pushes for GMO Labeling

By Isaac Baker

March 6, 2013


Filed under Local

  On Thursday, Feb. 28, a group of 50 gathered at the American Legion in Middlebury, Vt. to connect with the Vermont Right to Know GMO coalition, a group that is campaigning to require the labeling of all food derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the state. Representatives from...

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