The following are some recent news stories, blog articles and other publications regarding GMC's Farm & Food Project.
8/25/10: "Is Meat Murder? For these Students, the Question
Chronicle of Higher Ed reporter Scott Carlson discusses the complexities of GMC's Cerridwen Farm in an August 25, 2010 blog post. He talks with several students about the raising of animals for meat.
5/11/10: GMC Announces New Sustainable Ag Major
Rutland Business Journal featured a story about GMC's new sustainable agriculture and food production major, launched in the fall of 2010.
4/18/10: Grow a Row and Help Share the Extra Bounty
Colleen Teevin, GMC's local food link coordinator, published a story in Barre-Montpelier's Times Argus about the Grow a Row Program.
2/22/10: New Intensive Sustainable Ag Major
A February 22, 2010 entry in the blog Treehugger gives a thumbs up to GMC's new sustainable agriculture and food production major.
1/29/10: A Clean Green Farming Machine
A story posted January 29, 2010 on the website citytowninfo.com highlights GMC programs such as the REED Certificate and the ecological design course.
12/22/09: Modern Homesteading: Vermont Public Radio
Prof. Philip Ackerman-Leist (environmental studies), Farm & Food Project Director, served as a guest on the Vermont Public Radio news show "Vermont Edition" on December 22, 2009. He talked about modern homesteading.
7/9/09: Students Dig into Sustainable Farming
GMC's 12 credit summer farm intensive was featured in an Associated Press story published July 9, 2009. It featured the College's 13-week program focused on sustainable agriculture.
7/7/09: Fossil Fuel Free Farming Takes Root in Vermont
The Green Blog, published by The Boston Globe, featured an article on GMC's summer farm intensive on July 7, 2009.
2/24/09: Cultivating Responsibility
The National Wildlife Federation profiled GMC's Cerridwen Farm in an article about sustainable farming programs. The story appeared in the February 24, 2009 issue of ClimateEdu News, an online publication.
1/9/09: No 'I' in This Team Either
A story in the January 9, 2009 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education featured a story about the final exam for GMC's draft animals course.
12/26/08: Oxen Final Exam: National Public Radio
The National Public Radio show "Day to Day" featured a story on GMC's draft animals course. The show, which aired December 26, 2008, includes interviews with students and farm manager and research associate Kenneth Mulder.
12/18/08: The Standard for Low Carbon Farming
A December 18, 2008 entry in sustainablog featured GMC's Farm and Food Project. It includes interviews with Prof. Philip Ackerman-Leist (environmental studies), GMC's Farm & Food Project Director, and Kenneth Mulder, farm manager and research associate.
9/26/08: Colleges Chew on Local Food Phenomenon
Prof. Philip Ackerman-Leist (environmental studies), GMC's Farm & Food Project Director, talked about local food initiatives at GMC in a story published in the September 26, 2008 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
8/17/08: Oxen-Powered Haying
A story in the August 17, 2008 edition of the Rutland Herald featured GMC's plan to convert to fossil fuel-free haying. It was written by GMC student and farm crew member Ryan Dixon.
6/07: Smart & Sustainable
A story in the June 2007 issue of University Business quotes Prof. Philip Ackerman-Leist (environmental studies), GMC's Farm & Food Project Director, discussing local purchasing in the college dining hall.
9/21/06: Five Farms in Five Days
A story in the September 21, 2006 edition of the Rutland Herald profiled a project to bring more local food to the College's dining hall.