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MEDIA

 

December 19, 2020

"In my own state, University of Vermont researchers found about 1 in every 10 children experienced food insecurity before Covid-19 hit. I was shocked to hear recently that this number is now 1 in 4. The situation is far worse for people of color. The poor are getting poorer, and their suffering is the sad undercurrent of this pandemic, which has afflicted Americans in a very uneven way."

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December 16, 2020

Farryl Bertmann has received the Excellence in Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Leadership Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her work in food security and nutrition assistance, and global food sovereignty. The award was presented by the Academy’s Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (HEN) dietetics practice group in recognition of Bertmann’s leadership.

November 23, 2020

Nearly one in three Vermonters have experienced food insecurity since the pandemic's onset, including eating less to stretch their groceries, find UVM researchers Meredith Niles (left), Emily Belarmino (center) and Farryl Bertmann (right).

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June 29, 2020

As the nationwide higher-education landscape shifted to remote learning in March, UVM faculty, supported by staff in multiple units, rapidly pivoted to this reality of life during pandemic times. A kitchen table with a laptop became the new lectern; a seat on the couch became the new seat in a classroom; those were the easy parts.

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UVM SURVEY: FOOD INSECURITY IN VERMONT ROSE 33% DURING PANDEMIC

April 2020

Vermont Business Magazine Food insecurity in Vermont has increased by one-third during the coronavirus pandemic, from 18.3% to 24.3%, according to a statewide survey conducted by the University of Vermont at the end of March and announced in a series of briefs today.