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Catherine Badgley on Our Food Sytem

  I decided this semester to write a profile about a former professor of mine, and a very respected researcher in her field. The profile wound up being about the research that interests her and the food system. It was an amazing experience firstly, because I learnt about some key interviewing skills, but also because I […]

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Joe Trumpey Profile

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design professor Joseph Trumpey stokes the fire at his 40-acre plot of farmland just outside of Ann Arbor for his October weenie roast.  He directs guests to a self-guided tour booklet that leads them through the rooms of his home, Sandy Acres Farm, where he lives with […]

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The Story of a Young Farmer

Alex Cacciari, 30, bounced around her kitchen preparing dinner with calloused, weathered hands at the end of a long day working her land. Owning a small organic farm on the north side of Ann Arbor, Cacciari, and her husband Mark Nowak, represent a tiny population of young farmers amidst a generation of “Old-Timers” as she […]

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