Since completing her MEM, Yale School of Environment in 1991, Suzy Hodgson has been committed to sustainability.
She worked in Europe for 16 years before moving to Vermont in 2008. Based at the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Vermont Extension from 2013, she has worked with the USDA Northeast Climate Hub on economic case studies of climate adaptation as well as a video series focused on farmers telling their stories of the changing climate. Her work ranges from applied research, outreach, and education projects in wool and hemp to small-scale diversification and carbon and risk management on farms. Alongside her UVM work, she co-created LiveGreenVT.org in 2020, serves on her town’s energy committee and the Board of Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op. She also co-founded and coordinated yourfarmstand.com, a virtual farmers market platform for over 150 farmers from 2010 to 2016.
- Growing Milkweed in Vermont: An Economic Case Study
- Economics of Gully Erosion Stabilization
- Irrigation Pays in Protecting Crop Revenues
- Adapting to Climate Change: New England Farmers [Video series]
Hodgson, Force of Nature: Katrina’s legacy, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, 12 October 2012
Hodgson & Gore, What’s on your plate? Agriculture, Meat, and Carbon, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, 15 November 2010
Spier, Raymond E. "Engineering, Ethics, and the Environment". Science and Technology Ethics, Routledge, 2001.
Cowell, Sarah, et al. "Teamworklng for Environmental Excellence In a University Context". Managing Green Teams, Routledge, 1998.