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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies (www.vitlink.org/) locations in Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 by January 23, 2015 includes online course manual and materials; printed copies of course manual may be purchased for $55. Information: Lisa Choinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener, Jeffords Hall, 63 Carrigan Drive, Room 206, Burlington VT 05405; 802-656-9562; master.gardener@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 by January 2, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Town Officers Education Conference (Killington)

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Killington Grand Hotel, 228 East Mountain Road, Killington, VT 05751. $65 per person (includes breakfast and lunch). Register online www.regonline.com/toec2015 or at the door. Information: Pam Lowell, UVM Extension, Howe Center Business Park, 1 Scale Avenue, Ste. 55, Rutland, VT 05701-4457; 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 ext. 272; pamela.lowell@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pam Lowell at (802) 773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by March 18, 2015 so we may assist you. Brochure and detailed program information available at www.uvm.edu/extension/toec.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Berlin Extension Office
Description: Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a program developed specifically for women.

Application Deadline: Nov. 13, 2014
Fees: $150-$500

Scholarship and Financial Aid information: Financial aid is available for eligible individuals. At the end of the registration form, you can make a request for financial aid.

For more information and registration form visit: www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, or for more information, contact Heidi Krantz at heidi.krantz.1@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 x203.

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Ties to the Land: Succession Planning Workshop for Landowners

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Franklin Conference Center, 1 Scale Avenue, Suite #92, Rutland, VT 05701. $35 by May 4; $20 for each additional family member. Visit www.vermontwoodlands.org/workshops.asp for registration form. Registration includes morning refreshments and lunch, and one copy (per family) of "Ties to the Land" succession planning workbook and planning binder/worksheets. Contact: Kathleen Wanner, Vermont Woodlands Association, P.O. Box 6004, Rutland, VT 05702; 802-747-7900; info@vtwoodlands.org. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Mary Sisock at 802-656-1721 by April 9, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Orleans County 4-H Dairy Judging Workshop

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Dairy Judging Workshop. No fee. Jake Royer Farm, 4051 VT Rte 100, Newport, VT. Open to 4-H members from Orleans and Essex counties. We will need accurate numbers for barn booties so for more information and to register please contact Lindy Birch at the Newport Extension office at 802-334-7325 ext 481 or melinda.birch@uvm.edu. If you need accomodations to participate in this activity, please contact Lindy Birch at: Newport Extension office at 802-334-7325 ext 481, 866-260-5561 or melinda.birch@uvm.edu by May1, 2015 so that we may assist you.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

HACCP Class

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) Two-Day Course (Limited Enrollment)
May 12 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May 13 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
UVM Extension Classroom, 617 Comstock Road, Berlin, VT
Fee: Registration - $400.00 per participant
Early Registration (before May 1) - $350.00 per person
To register: blog.uvm.edu/ooyarzab-foodsafety/haccp/
For information, contact: Omar Oyarzabal, 802-223-2389 Ext. 216 or omar.oyarzabal@uvme.edu
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Omar Oyarzabal at 802-223-2389 or 866-860-1382 ext. 216 by April 16, 2015 so we may assist you

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

HACCP Class

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) Two-Day Course (Limited Enrollment)
May 12 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May 13 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
UVM Extension Classroom, 617 Comstock Road, Berlin, VT
Fee: Registration - $400.00 per participant
Early Registration (before May 1) - $350.00 per person
To register: blog.uvm.edu/ooyarzab-foodsafety/haccp/
For information, contact: Omar Oyarzabal, 802-223-2389 Ext. 216 or omar.oyarzabal@uvme.edu
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Omar Oyarzabal at 802-223-2389 or 866-860-1382 ext. 216 by April 16, 2015 so we may assist you

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Berlin Extension Office
Description: Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a program developed specifically for women.

Application Deadline: Nov. 13, 2014
Fees: $150-$500

Scholarship and Financial Aid information: Financial aid is available for eligible individuals. At the end of the registration form, you can make a request for financial aid.

For more information and registration form visit: www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, or for more information, contact Heidi Krantz at heidi.krantz.1@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 x203.

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