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January 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Google Journalism Fellowship

This program is for undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines interested in using technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways. Fellows will spend Summer 2015 contributing to a variety of organizations — from those that are steeped in investigative journalism to those working for press freedom around the world and from those forging new approaches to reporting to those that are helping the industry figure out its future in the digital age. Cash stipend. Deadline: Jan 31st.

"The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food"



"The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food"

By Dan Barber
Penguin Press, $29.95


Dan Barber is a widely lauded chef who has been a leading voice for the farm-to-table movement for more than a decade. In 2004, at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico, NY, Barber opened Blue Hill, a restaurant that showcases meat and produce raised on site and locally.

"Vermont Farms Fret Over New Sanctions For Water Pollution"

"Environmentalists are giving Gov. Peter Shumlin early accolades for his proposal to reduce the amount of phosphorus running into Lake Champlain. But a prominent agriculture group says the plan to clean up the lake might end up hurting the farms that operate near it."

Source: Vermont Public Radio, 01/20/2015


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