Biography

Maisie Powell is a Senior finishing a B.S. in environmental studies at the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School for the Environment and Natural Resources. She is passionate about environmental education and sustainable agriculture and hopes to link these two interests in her career in the future.

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Our current system of industrial agriculture is destructive and has a variety of negative impacts on both the environment and human health. Conventional, large-scale monocropping relies heavily on inputs from cheap labor and fossil fuels in the form of food transportation, cultivation, and fertilization. It produces outputs such as pollution, …

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