Tara Santi Headshot

Tara Santi participated in EAN’s first intern cohort, in the summer of 2020. She joined EAN as a recent graduate of Middlebury College (Middlebury 2020) with a degree in Human Ecology (Environmental Studies and Sociology and Anthropology) and a minor in French. After graduating, she researched the radical implications of climate change educaton in universities. The paper she co-authored is pending publication in the journal Antipode. She hopes to pursue a career in food justice, regenerative agriculture, and community-building. Tara currently works on a vegetable farm near Missoula, Montana with the intention of learning how healthy food systems can bring communities together and play a vital role in climate mitigation.

During her time at EAN, Tara conducted a study on increasing energy efficiency and beneficial electrification in low-income households in the Northeast Kingdom. Her project emphasizes the structural and program barriers for low-income households in the Northeast Kingdom and the need for continued attention on the region. It also suggests several preliminary recommendations for increasing low-income household program participation.


Energy Efficiency and Beneficial Electrification Slideshow

Below you will find the Lunch and Learn slideshow for a general overview of Tara’s project. 


Also available to download below is the final report.

Contact EAN

  • Jared Duval

    Jared Duval

    Executive Director
    802‑829‑7421   jduval@eanvt.org
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    Cara Robechek

    Deputy Dir. & Network Manager
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    Lena Stier

    Data Manager
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