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Farm-Based Education Forum

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Shelburne
Description: Register by October 11 at: vtfarmedforum2013.eventbrite.com . Cost: Conference workshops 10/23 $45, optional Farm Tours and other activities vary in cost. Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482. For more information, contact Lisa Chase at lisa.chase@uvm.edu (802) 257-7967 x 311 or 1-800-278-5480 (toll-free in VT) or Vera Simon-Nobes at vera@farmbasededucation.org or (802) 985-0382. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chase at 1-800-278-5480 or lisa.chase@uvm.edu by October 11, 2013 so we may assist you. Join farmers, farm-based educators and service providers in a two-day exploration of open farms in Vermont and the Northeast. Workshops will discuss the opportunities and challenges that visitors bring to farms, and will share tools for offering memorable, authentic on-farm experiences to your guests. Learn how to use your farm as a classroom, expand opportunities for direct sales, and discover the impact of farm-based education and agritourism on your farm, family, community and beyond.

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