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learn about Summer University at UVM's Horticulture Farm

this summer be a part of the hands-on, field based progam during the prime growing season in Vermont. Whether you are interested in food systems, integrated pest management, landscape horticulture or apple production, there is the right course in the perfect location. Take a class in entomology, plant pathology, ecological agriculture, tree fruit, and weed ecology. Do an internship at the student farm or plan […]

Posted: April 3 2010
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food corps conference call

Imagine AmeriCorps service members building and tending school gardens and developing Farm to School programs for public schools around the country. Now help us make it happen. Join the planning process for FoodCorps, a national school garden and Farm to School service program. Sign up here and we'll keep you informed about opportunities to get […]

Posted: March 31 2010
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study the past, so we can make the future edible

Iowa State has a PhD program in Agricultural History and Rural Studies!

Posted: March 30 2010
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alemany apprenticeship

a stellar opportunity from our friends at alemany farm in San Francisco. For the second year in a row, Friends of Alemany Farm will be offering an Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture. The 11-month course takes participants through the seasons, covering key garden and orchard tasks that occur in Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. Apprentices will learn […]

Posted: February 27 2010
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a call out for the ivy league

here's to agrarianism in higher education. The Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale is an experimental, interdisciplinary effort to reshape how a new generation of scholars understands rural life and society. Our basic goal is to infuse categories of social science research in danger of becoming purely statistical and abstract with the fresh air of […]

Posted: February 12 2010
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a new model for academic calendars

from our friends at Sterling College. Craftsbury Common, VT—Independent colleges and universities, already under financial strain due to diminished endowments, are now facing calls from politicians and pundits to cost less and graduate students faster, in three years instead of four.

Posted: February 11 2010
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