Embracing the Complexities of the Food System

My undergraduate experience was, for the most part, predictably conventional. In four years of college, I, like so many, learned a lot about myself, made a few bad decisions, experienced the woeful pangs of unrequited love, and had sobering revelations about the world’s injustices and the naïveté to think I could singlehandedly sow the seeds of change.

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Net Metering is an Important Ingredient for Vermont's Clean Energy Future

Two years ago, Vermont set an ambitious goal: By 2050, 90% of the state’s energy will come from renewable sources such as solar, hydro, and wind. At present, renewables comprise just 11% of the state’s energy portfolio, which means a lot will have to change in the next 37 years – how we travel, power our buildings, and heat/cool our homes, for example – if we expect to realize this clean energy future.

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