Market Basket Study of Bennington, VT
Thirteen students in Tatiana Abatemarco's Resilience and Food Access in Bennington, VT course presented their market basket study, which analyzes the availability of healthy foods in an area, to the Bennington Hunger Council via Zoom.
The course Resilience and Food Access in Bennington, VT focused around what makes up a resilient food system— from the producer to the consuming community. Through engaging with course texts, the Bennington community, different agriculture and gardening methods, and looking at various food systems, students came to understand the meaning of resilience in relation to the food system.
Participating students included Olive Allen '23, Harry Alterman '20, Sophia Dantzic '22, Ashely Edwin '22, Ben Goldstein '24, Katheryn Hayward, Darby Hyde '23, Jiji Kricorian Salomón '23, Wills Millin '23, Zoë Morrissey '24, Eunice Rodriguez '22, Mari Schiff '23, and Sam Stubbs '23.