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The Agriculture of Chiapas, Mexico

Since I’ve been in Vermont after returning from a 10-day intensive field study in Chiapas, Mexico, I’ve been struggling with how to tell the story of this experience. The title…

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Swooning for Sweeney: Capturing Community on Film

When students in Sterling’s Eco-Docs: Intro to Down and Dirty Environmental Filmmaking class sat down to decide on the topic of their original documentary, the answer quickly became clear.  Paul…

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Stories in Chocolate

In this semester’s Nature Writing class, students are ever grappling with how we define the terms that describe our class. What is Nature? What is Writing? And how do these ideas…

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