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Food Waste

Aug 2nd, 2013 | By

For our Food Challenge, Linnea and I wanted to tackle food waste. We did a little investigative research to learn more… FoodWorks presentation

A blog post about a blog (and gleaning)

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

For my FoodWorks internship, I’ve been coordinating the gleaning program for the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL). What is gleaning, you ask? Gleaning is the act of harvesting excess produce for donation. RAFFL partners with farmers, volunteers, and food service organizations to deliver fresh, local produce to those who need it in Rutland County. RAFFL practices three gleaning methods: collecting donations at the end of the Rutland Farmer’s Market, picking up bulk amounts of food directly from farms, and organizing volunteers to harvest  […]

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

Jul 16th, 2013 | By

Mission Statement: Bernheim will be a nationally treasured leader in ecological stewardship that inspires the exploration of our deep connections with nature. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is designing an innovative sustainable community garden which highlights the relationships of plants and people, demonstrates sustainable design and ecosystem gardening techniques, sparks and expands the imagination, and enlightens the principles of science and nature in living systems. The Edible Garden project is an applicant to the Living Building Challenge (, a rigorous design challenge that requires consideration  […]