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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.
Location: EXT State Office Quick Screens

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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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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Selling in the Food System: Improving Marketing Technical Asst

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Noble Lounge, VT College
Description: Selling in the Food System: Improving Marketing Technical Assistance to New Farmers

Noble Lounge, VT College, Montpelier, VT

Join the Vermont New Farmer Project for a day-long, professional development training for service providers.

Register now at wagn.wufoo.com/forms/selling-in-the-food-system/

Through information sharing, case studies, personal stories and discussion, speakers and panelists will address:
-regional and local market trends and how to identify them;
-market channel assessment
-critical elements of marketing plans;
-business stage and scale appropriate investments in marketing; and
-service providers’ role in helping beginning farmers access emerging market opportunities.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 x 203 or 866-860-1382 (toll free in VT) by August 22, 2013 so we may assist you.

This project was supported by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant # 2011-49400-30500. To find more resources and programs for beginning farmers and ranchers please visit www.Start2Farm.gov, a component of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.

University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.

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