Hannah Eisler Burnett

Hannah Eisler Burnett designs and organizes programs for the Yale Sustainable Food Project. She was an intern at the Yale Farm in 2005, has farmed in North Carolina and Mississippi, and, as an undergraduate, led the student group of the Sustainable Food Project.
  • An Animal Farm a Vegetarian Could Love

    A trip to a heritage livestock and poultry farm reminds a former vegetarian why she started eating meat again.

  • Preaching Gardening from the Pulpit

    After giving a sermon about farming, the author is reminded of the importance of food and community.

  • Summer Reading at the Farm

    Summer at the farm lets students engage more closely with their work, both agricultural and academic. The author shares stories of going to the library in compost-covered overalls and stopping to admire the delicate beauty of a Hydrangea.

  • From Collards to College

    Teaching Yale freshmen about the area's agricultural history before they even enter the classroom helps students adjust to their new home and local farms reach out to a younger generation.

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The Horrors of Rat Hole Mining

"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it."

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What's Your Favorite Slang Word?

From "swag" to "on fleek," tweens choose.

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Cryotherapy's Dubious Appeal

James Hamblin tries a questionable medical treatment.

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Confessions of Moms Around the World

In Europe, mothers get maternity leave, discounted daycare, and flexible working hours.

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How Do Trees Know When It's Spring?

The science behind beautiful seasonal blooming

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