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Monday, August 3, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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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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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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UVM Extension at Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Low-Tech, Hi-Tech, Clean Water, Great Beef. Health Hero Island Farm, 350 West Shore Rd., So. Hero, VT 05486; healthheroislandfarm.com. Join the UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Ag. at Health Hero Farm to learn from farmer Eric how low-tech and high-tech come together on this organic beef and vegetable CSA farm. Learn how remote soil moisture monitors transmit information to his cell phone and how that information is used to both produce meat and protect the water quality of nearby Lake Champlain. Visit with Center staff. The farmstand will have grass-fed beef for sale and products from other local farms. Contact: Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401; 802-656-5459; cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 July 16 so we may assist you. More information on Vt. Open Farms Week, including a full statewide list of participating farms, is available at www.diginvt.com/places/detail/health-hero-island-farm-with-the-uvm-extension-center-for-sustainable-agriculture.

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Fertility Improvements and Organic Transition

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: Holyoke Farm, John & Heather Brigham, 85 Holyoke Farm Drive, St. Albans, VT 05478. Part of the 2015 Summer Organic Dairy Series collaborated with NOFA-VT. Register 10 days prior to event. $20 per person, includes lunch. Information: NOFA-VT, PO Box 697, Richmond, VT 05477; 802-434-4122. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Susan Brouillette at 802-524-6501 or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.) or susan.brouillette@uvm.edu two weeks prior to the event date so we may assist you. Program details and online registration available at www.nofavt.org/ows.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Breakfast on the Farm

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: Nea-Tocht Farm, 28 Vanders Way, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456. Pre-registration for event tickets is required; register at www.eventbrite.com/e/vermont-breakfast-on-the-farm-tickets-17141413429. Participants must have a ticket to attend and arrive 15 minutes in advance of seating time. Contact: Julie Smith, UVM Extension, Department of Animal Sciences, Terrill Hall, 570 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405-0148; 802-656-4496; julie.m.smith@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Louise Waterman at 802-828-2430 by August 7, 2015 so we may assist you. Visit vermontbreakfastonthefarm.com for more information.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Seeding, Infrastructure, and Zero-Grain

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: Harrison Homegrown, Melanie and Patrick Harrison, 8180 VT Route 22A, Addison, VT 05491 and Mike's Farm, Mike Eastman, 435 Town House Road, Addison, VT 05491. Part of the 2015 Summer Organic Dairy Series collaborated with NOFA-VT. Register 10 days prior to event. $20 per person, includes lunch. Information: NOFA-VT, PO Box 697, Richmond, VT 05477; 802-434-4122. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Susan Brouillette at 802-524-6501 or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.) or susan.brouillette@uvm.edu two weeks prior to the event date so we may assist you. Program details and online registration available at www.nofavt.org/ows.

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