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...

Candlelight Dinners Push For Sustainability

By Emma Eastwood-Paticchio

October 31, 2012


Filed under News

Candlelit dinners, which the College’s Campus Sustainability Coordinators (CSCs) began last year, are continuing to be held in Proctor or Ross every Wednesday night this semester. The dinners initially occurred once every other week. Last spring, in order to have a greater impact on the college community,...

Vermont Farmers Lead GMO Movement

Vermont Farmers Lead GMO Movement

By Devin MacDonald

October 24, 2012


Filed under Local

Vermont is one of the leading states in organic agriculture and progressive movements; the people of this state are often trailblazers of nationwide trends. The movement of the moment is the labeling of genetically modified products (GMOs). Last year a bill was introduced to the Vermont House Committee...

Fox Ranks College Food 11th in Nation

By Katie Theiss

October 3, 2012


Filed under News

In a nation-wide study evaluating the dining programs of every four-year college in the U.S., Fox News has ranked the College 11th on its “52 Best Colleges for Food in America” list. Fox cited the College’s emphasis on the origins of its food and its efforts to incorporate local ingredients into...

Let Them Eat Local

By Stephanie Roush

September 26, 2012


Filed under Features

“As far as I know, Middlebury has always fed students here on campus,” said Director of Dining Services Matthew Biette. Proctor was opened in 1959 and served as the main dining hall for the ten years following its opening until the College started a new initiative using Social Dining Units. Social...

Farm Stand Sells Locally Grown Food

By Emma Eastwood-Paticchio

September 19, 2012


Filed under News

MiddFarmstand, an online farmer's market offering produce from local farms, opened for faculty and staff this past summer. The coordinators are now looking into expanding the service to students. The program is a branch of yourfarmstand.com, which originated in Charlotte, Vt. in 2010 and has now expanded...

Sound Bites: Thoughts on Food

By Stephanie Soussloff

September 19, 2012


Filed under Features

Upon arriving home last May after my first semester of college, I was convinced I had destroyed my body.  I had been hearing about this new phenomenon known as "juicing" – when you drink only juice for a given number of days. One juice cleanse in particular, The Blue Print Cleanse (BPC),...

Student Begins Personal Grocery Shopping Business

By Middlebury Campus

February 24, 2011


Filed under Features

Most Middlebury students have experienced the feeling: it is late at night, there is no food in the dorm, both MiddExpress and The Grille are closed and it is way too cold and entirely too far a walk to get food at Shaw’s or Hannaford — that is if they are still open at all. Recognizing this problem,...

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