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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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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