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Friday, August 2, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Sunday, August 4, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Monday, August 5, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Growing Places

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: White River Jct, VT
Description: This four session course introduces new and aspiring farmers to important topics, resources and services integral to getting their farm started off right. Participants will learn about the cornerstones of farm business developmentā€”goal setting and decision making, accessing capital and financial management, exploring markets, and learning about the resources and services available to support beginning farmers.

The in-person classes are scheduled for Monday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., beginning June 24. The course fee is $100 if received by May 31, and then $135 until June 10. Course information and online registration can be found at www.uvm.edu/newfarmer. Click on "Classes" then "Growing Places." For questions and additional information, email newfarmer@uvm.edu. Offered by the UVM Extension New Farmer Project in collaboration with Vital Communities and co-sponsored by the Women's Ag Network.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate, contact Jessie Schmidt at (802) 223-2389, ext. 203, or (866) 860-1382 (toll-free in Vermont) by June 10, 2013. Financial assistance is available for qualified applicants.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Friday, August 9, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Monday, August 12, 2013

Middlebury office ACFFD

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

On-Farm Safety

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: Youth Ag IDA program summer workshop series. Berlin, VT. Free for youth participating in the Youth Ag IDA Program. RSVP by August 9. Information and registration: Ali Zipparo, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Suite 300, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-9139; azipparo@uvm.edu. All participants in the Youth Ag IDA program are strongly encouraged to attend this on-farm workshop series. This third workshop will feature George Cook, UVM Extension. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Ali Zipparo at 802-656-9139 by August 1, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Massachusetts Hops Field Day

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Four Star Farms, 496 Pine Meadow Road, Northfield, MA 01360. $15 per by August 9, includes lunch. Information and registration: Susan Brouillette, UVM Extension, 278 S. Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478; 802-524-6501 or 800-639-2130 ext. 432; susan.brouillette@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Susan Brouillette at 802-524-6501 or 800-639-2130 by July 25, 2013 so we may assist you. Visit www.uvm.edu/extension/mahops for program brochure, online registration and other information.

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