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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: 3649 Lower Newton Road, Swanton, VT 05488. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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EFNEP After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: 5 Lemnah Drive, St. Albans, VT 05478. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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Book-in-Bag

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: J.J. Flynn Elementary School, 1645 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Growing Places: For Aspiring and Start-up Farmers

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: White River Jct & Burlington, VT
Description: Cost: $110-$150. Financial assistance is available for qualified applicants.

This four session course introduces new farmers to important topics, resources and services integral to getting their farm started off right. Early Registration deadline is September 8, 2013. Registration is open through September 22, 2013. Growing Places is also offered as an online course in January, 2014. Visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer and click on "Classes" for more information, or contact Jessie Schmidt at newfarmer@uvm.edu or (802) 223-2389 x203.

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 Sept. 22 for the fall offering.

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Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: 3649 Lower Newton Road, Swanton, VT 05488. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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EFNEP After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Food Storage Workshop

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: For fruit and vegetable growers, aggregators, processors and distributors. Yankee Farm Credit, 52 Farmvu Drive, White River Jct., VT 05001. $20 by October 7, 2013. Information: Pam Lowell, Howe Center Business Park, 1 Scale Avenue, Suite 55, Rutland, VT 05701; 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977; pamela.lowell@uvm.edu. Event information (go.uvm.edu/g40hn) and registration (www.eventbrite.com/event/7979513941) available online. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program please contact Pamela Lowell at 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by September 10, 2013.

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Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: 5 Lemnah Drive, St. Albans, VT 05478. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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Book-in-Bag

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: J.J. Flynn Elementary School, 1645 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Food Storage Workshop

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: For fruit and vegetable growers, aggregators, processors and distributors. UVM Extension Office, 374 Emerson Falls Road, Suite 1, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819-1740. $20 by October 7, 2013. Information: Pam Lowell, Howe Center Business Park, 1 Scale Avenue, Suite 55, Rutland, VT 05701; 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977; pamela.lowell@uvm.edu. Event information (go.uvm.edu/g40hn) and registration (www.eventbrite.com/event/7979513941) available online. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program please contact Pamela Lowell at 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by September 10, 2013.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Growing Places: For Aspiring and Start-up Farmers

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: White River Jct & Burlington, VT
Description: Cost: $110-$150. Financial assistance is available for qualified applicants.

This four session course introduces new farmers to important topics, resources and services integral to getting their farm started off right. Early Registration deadline is September 8, 2013. Registration is open through September 22, 2013. Growing Places is also offered as an online course in January, 2014. Visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer and click on "Classes" for more information, or contact Jessie Schmidt at newfarmer@uvm.edu or (802) 223-2389 x203.

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 Sept. 22 for the fall offering.

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Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: 3649 Lower Newton Road, Swanton, VT 05488. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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EFNEP After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Food Storage Workshop

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: For fruit and vegetable growers, aggregators, processors and distributors. Shelburne Farms Coach Barn, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482. $20 by October 7, 2013. Information: Pam Lowell, Howe Center Business Park, 1 Scale Avenue, Suite 55, Rutland, VT 05701; 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977; pamela.lowell@uvm.edu. Event information (go.uvm.edu/g40hn) and registration (www.eventbrite.com/event/7979513941) available online. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program please contact Pamela Lowell at 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by September 10, 2013.

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Book-in-Bag

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: J.J. Flynn Elementary School, 1645 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Cold Storage Options for Beginning Produce Farmers

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Chris Callahan, UVM Extension Ag Engineer will present on biological processes of crops in storage, storage characteristics of various crops, and sizing and design considerations of storage systems.

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to go.uvm.edu/aemon at about 11:45 a.m EST on October 17, 2013 and click on the webinar title. For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389x203.

If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Jessie Schmidt know by October 14, 2013 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you. If you have not participated in a webinar before, we recommend you download the necessary software for free the day before the webinar is scheduled at tiny.cc/UVMWebinarCheck.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Farm-Based Education Forum

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Shelburne
Description: Register by October 11 at: vtfarmedforum2013.eventbrite.com . Cost: Conference workshops 10/23 $45, optional Farm Tours and other activities vary in cost. Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482. For more information, contact Lisa Chase at lisa.chase@uvm.edu (802) 257-7967 x 311 or 1-800-278-5480 (toll-free in VT) or Vera Simon-Nobes at vera@farmbasededucation.org or (802) 985-0382. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chase at 1-800-278-5480 or lisa.chase@uvm.edu by October 11, 2013 so we may assist you. Join farmers, farm-based educators and service providers in a two-day exploration of open farms in Vermont and the Northeast. Workshops will discuss the opportunities and challenges that visitors bring to farms, and will share tools for offering memorable, authentic on-farm experiences to your guests. Learn how to use your farm as a classroom, expand opportunities for direct sales, and discover the impact of farm-based education and agritourism on your farm, family, community and beyond.

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Growing Places: For Aspiring and Start-up Farmers

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: White River Jct & Burlington, VT
Description: Cost: $110-$150. Financial assistance is available for qualified applicants.

This four session course introduces new farmers to important topics, resources and services integral to getting their farm started off right. Early Registration deadline is September 8, 2013. Registration is open through September 22, 2013. Growing Places is also offered as an online course in January, 2014. Visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer and click on "Classes" for more information, or contact Jessie Schmidt at newfarmer@uvm.edu or (802) 223-2389 x203.

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 Sept. 22 for the fall offering.

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Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: 3649 Lower Newton Road, Swanton, VT 05488. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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EFNEP After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05404. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Farm-Based Education Forum

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Shelburne
Description: Register by October 11 at: vtfarmedforum2013.eventbrite.com . Cost: Conference workshops 10/23 $45, optional Farm Tours and other activities vary in cost. Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482. For more information, contact Lisa Chase at lisa.chase@uvm.edu (802) 257-7967 x 311 or 1-800-278-5480 (toll-free in VT) or Vera Simon-Nobes at vera@farmbasededucation.org or (802) 985-0382. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chase at 1-800-278-5480 or lisa.chase@uvm.edu by October 11, 2013 so we may assist you. Join farmers, farm-based educators and service providers in a two-day exploration of open farms in Vermont and the Northeast. Workshops will discuss the opportunities and challenges that visitors bring to farms, and will share tools for offering memorable, authentic on-farm experiences to your guests. Learn how to use your farm as a classroom, expand opportunities for direct sales, and discover the impact of farm-based education and agritourism on your farm, family, community and beyond.

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Around The Table Adult Nutrition Series

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Description: 5 Lemnah Drive, St. Albans, VT 05478. Information: Susan Edwards, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 278 South Main Street, Suite 2, St. Albans, VT 05478-1866; 802-524-6501 ext, 438, or 1-800-639-2130 (toll-free in Vt.); susan.edwards@uvm.edu.

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Book-in-Bag

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: J.J. Flynn Elementary School, 1645 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05408. Information: Louise Brunelle, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, UVM Extension, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401-3323; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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