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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

EFNEP Food for Thought Program

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Danville School, 148 Peacham Road, Danville, VT 05828. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920; bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Equine Workshop

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: East Hill Farm, 540 Gonyeau Road, Plainfield, VT 05667. Registration: Marcia Purvis, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Terrill Hall, 570 Main Street, UVM, Burlington, VT 05405-0148; 802-656-2071; marcia.purvis@uvm.edu. Download workshop details at go.uvm.edu/2015equineworkshops.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Equine Workshop

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: Hitching Post Farm, 2096 Back River Road, South Royalton, VT 05068. Registration: Marcia Purvis, Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Terrill Hall, 570 Main Street, UVM, Burlington, VT 05405-0148; 802-656-2071; marcia.purvis@uvm.edu. Download workshop details at go.uvm.edu/2015equineworkshops.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

EFNEP Food for Thought Program

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Danville School, 148 Peacham Road, Danville, VT 05828. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920; bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

On-Farm Irrigation Workshop

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Description: River Berry Farm, 191 Goose Pond Road, Fairfax, VT

COST: Free

Want information on how to install or improve a drip irrigation system? Such highly efficient systems are becoming increasingly important given more frequent drought and food safety concerns. Trevor Hardy of Brookdale Fruit Farm in Hollis, NH, will walk attendees through the basics of drip irrigation in the field and greenhouses. Ginger Nickerson, UVM Extension Produce Safety and GAPs Coordinator, will discuss source water sampling protocol and how drip irrigation fits into a produce safety plan.

CONTACT: Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/on-farm-irrigation-workshop-tickets-17485968001 For more information, contact Joshua Faulkner, Farming & Climate Change Program Coordinator, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Joshua.Faulkner@uvm.edu, 802-656-3495. Individuals requesting a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program should contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by July 3, 2015.

** Any reference to commercial products, trade names, or brand names is for information only, and no endorsement or approval is intended.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

EFNEP Food for Thought Program

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Danville School, 148 Peacham Road, Danville, VT 05828. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920; bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

EFNEP Food for Thought Program

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Danville School, 148 Peacham Road, Danville, VT 05828. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920; bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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