Interested in agroecology and applying its transdisciplinary lens to local farms and issues? Please consider our summer graduate course PSS 311: Introduction to Agroecology. This course can be taken as a stand-alone or as the first course of our Certificate for Graduate Study in Agroecology (CGSA). We also offer it as a non-credit option, which, in addition to students, draws professionals and practitioners working in the field. This brings together a diverse community to learn and share different perspectives and experiences. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Harrington (email@example.com).
Articles tagged: Agriculture
Searching for a summer internship or job for after graduation? Check out these great opportunities posted in Handshake HERE. They include jobs & internships in the environment & renewable energy, not for profits/NGOs, sustainable food systems, international development, Govt. – state & local, and many more. Deadlines are fast approaching!
After screening at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival this summer, the award-winning documentary film “Modified” returns to the Marquis Theatre for a special one-night only screening in company of the filmmaker and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont. The special screening is being held to mark World Food Day. Please help us spread the word by forwarding this invitation to friends & colleagues who may be interested in attending!
WORLD FOOD DAY SPECIAL SCREENING OF “MODIFIED”
Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 pm
The Marquis Theatre, Middlebury
Q & A with the filmmaker and NOFA-VT will follow
“Modified” tells the story of a very personal mother-daughter investigative journey into the complex world of genetically modified foods (GMOs). The film, which has received 10 awards since its release, was partially filmed in Vermont and highlights the state’s historic fight for GMO labelling, as well as Vermont’s short-lived GMO labelling law which was overturned by federal legislation in 2016.
The film is also a visual celebration of food and the love of cooking, highlighting recipes and cooking vignettes from the filmmaker’s farm-to-table cooking show on PBS Food. World-renowned chef Jacques Pépin calls the film “a very personal, tender, touching tribute to a great mom, and a well-researched, enlightening and powerful documentary”.
The film is also being shown in Burlington at Vermont International Film Festival on October 19th, and at Montpelier’s Savoy Theater on October 17th.
For a full list of screenings and to watch the film’s trailer, please visit: www.modifiedthefilm.com
We look forward to seeing you in Vermont!
Social Impact –
The Berkshire Museum seeks an Engagement Coordinator to provide administrative support in the areas of development, membership, community outreach, and communications.
SBP is an innovative nonprofit that shrinks the time between disaster and recovery.
Work as a College Completion or College Access Coach for a year in Austin or Houston, TX.
Work at the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity.
Spend your summer learning farm-related tasks in Brewster, NY.
Work at an international location (India, South Africa, Senegal, Zambia, Kenya, Phillipines, or San Francisco) at an international development consulting organization.
Community Sailing of Colorado is a small nonprofit in Boulder that offers sailing programs that support individuals, local groups, and organizations.
Interested in helping local farmers and support Vermont’s food system? Spend your summer in Montpelier supporting business planning for Vermont farm, food, and forestry businesses.
Apply for this internship if you have a passion for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
The Green Chimneys Dog Interaction Program in Brewster, NY allows students and residents to be actively involved in the everyday care, socialization and training of shelter dogs.
Toxic Action Center works side-by-side with communities, empowering them with the skills and resources needed to prevent or clean up pollution at the local level.
Support the Development, Partner Relations, and Operations teams at a nonprofit that provides children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school, and at play.
Apply to the World Service Authority if you are interested in educating about, promiting, and advocating human rights and world citizenship.
Fish Technicians function as part of the hatchery operations team in the cultivating and rearing of fish in Cordova, Alaska.
This internship offers students a great way to develop an interest in environmental protection as an occupation among racial and ethnic minorities.
This intern will raise public awareness through storytelling, and contribute to two of Maine Farmland Trust’s programs: Outreach and Farm Viability.
Join the Witness for Peace for a two-year term of service, producing documentation of the impacts of US policies and corporate practices, such as articles/blog posts, fact sheets, short videos, and action alerts.
Work at a national Sikh American media, policy, and education organization that empowers Sikh Americans by building dialogue, deepening understanding, promoting civic and political participation, and upholding social justice and religious freedom for all Americans.
Reconnect Brooklyn was founded in 2010 as an innovative community response to the social disconnection of young men in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn.
One Earth Future is an international NGO with a mission to catalyze systems that eliminate root causes of war.