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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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Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

You don't have to tell her how big she is. You don't need to touch her belly.

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Maine's Underground Street Art

"Graffiti is the farthest thing from anarchy."

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The Joy of Running in a Beautiful Place

A love letter to California's Marin Headlands

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'I Didn't Even Know What I Was Going Through'

A 17-year-old describes his struggles with depression.

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Google Street View, Transformed Into a Tiny Planet

A 360-degree tour of our world, made entirely from Google's panoramas

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The Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile the patriarch of a family farm

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Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

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Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

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