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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Book-in-Bag

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Around the Table With EFNEP

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Milton Family Community Center, 23 Villemaire Lane, Milton, VT 05468. 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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Monday, December 2, 2013

Book In Bag

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Survey Basics for Customer Feedback

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Mark Cannella presents this session to get you thinking about the type of questions to ask potential customers and existing customers. We will take a look at online survey programs that can be used.

To join the session, use the following link:
sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.A3CAF7BD9608FEC623B53E98CCE136

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. Please log on 15 minutes early to check that your system will run Blackboard Collaborate:

-Go to support.blackboardcollaborate.com
-Click on 'First Time Users', click on #1 View iinformation for first time users for 'Blackboard Collaborate Web conferencing'
-Follow the directions under STEP 1
-Enter the 'v12.5 Configuration Room' under STEP 2
-If you haven't used Blackboard Collaborate before, watch the 'Online Orientation' video at STEP 3

If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please contact Mark Cannella at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382, by November 26, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Book-in-Bag

Time: 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: St. Johnsbury Elementary School, 257 Western Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05405. 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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Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Newark Street School, 1448 Newark Street, Newark, VT 05871. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Around the Table With EFNEP

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Milton Family Community Center, 23 Villemaire Lane, Milton, VT 05468. 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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Building a Sustainable Business

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin, Springfield & St Albans
Description: Early registration deadline: Nov. 15, Cost: $165.
Registration deadline: Nov. 22, Cost: $210
Registrations received after Nov. 22 will be subject to a $25 late fee.

The Building a Sustainable Business course guides participants through developing a business plan for farms businesses. People who have completed Growing Places and/or who have at least one year of production/financial records of their own will find this course most useful.

Classes will be offered simultaneously in multiple locations in Vermont, with an on-site instructor at each location. Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline. For more information, visit-- www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html.

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.

UVM Extension helps individuals and communities put research-based knowledge to work.

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.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 by November 15, 2013 so we may assist you.

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EFNEP After-School Program

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, December 5, 2013

Book-in-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05405. 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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Monday, December 9, 2013

Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

After-School Program

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05405. 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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Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Newark Street School, 1448 Newark Street, Newark, VT 05871. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Around the Table With EFNEP

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Milton Family Community Center, 23 Villemaire Lane, Milton, VT 05468. 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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Building a Sustainable Business

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin, Springfield & St Albans
Description: Early registration deadline: Nov. 15, Cost: $165.
Registration deadline: Nov. 22, Cost: $210
Registrations received after Nov. 22 will be subject to a $25 late fee.

The Building a Sustainable Business course guides participants through developing a business plan for farms businesses. People who have completed Growing Places and/or who have at least one year of production/financial records of their own will find this course most useful.

Classes will be offered simultaneously in multiple locations in Vermont, with an on-site instructor at each location. Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline. For more information, visit-- www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html.

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.

UVM Extension helps individuals and communities put research-based knowledge to work.

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.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 by November 15, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Book-in-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05405. 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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Monday, December 16, 2013

Introduction to Enterprise Analysis

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Take a look at how to isolate your income and expense records to analyze the different enterprises you operate. Learn how to determine which enterprises are making or losing money.

To join the session, use the following link:
sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.6F6B15E4CB7C3A84CB5ABB5B38FE2C

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. Please log on 15 minutes early to check that your system will run Blackboard Collaborate:

-Go to support.blackboardcollaborate.com
-Click on 'First Time Users', click on #1 View iinformation for first time users for 'Blackboard Collaborate Web conferencing'
-Follow the directions under STEP 1
-Enter the 'v12.5 Configuration Room' under STEP 2
-If you haven't used Blackboard Collaborate before, watch the 'Online Orientation' video at STEP 3

If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please contact Mark Cannella at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382, by November 13, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Farm Rental Rates: Setting Them and Paying Them

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Mark Cannella will present on learning about the different ways to set rental rates for your own property or to evaluate the rates that are offered to you as a tenant. We can't get into the details of each negotiation, but, we can at least learn about the basic methods that can be used when setting rates or paying them.

To join the session, use the following link:
sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2009421&password=M.80D1A5C43B7CD5980466E241ED810F

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. Please log on 15 minutes early to check that your system will run Blackboard Collaborate:

-Go to support.blackboardcollaborate.com
-Click on 'First Time Users', click on #1 View iinformation for first time users for 'Blackboard Collaborate Web conferencing'
-Follow the directions under STEP 1
-Enter the 'v12.5 Configuration Room' under STEP 2
-If you haven't used Blackboard Collaborate before, watch the 'Online Orientation' video at STEP 3

If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please contact Mark Cannella at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382, by December 03, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Food for Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Newark Street School, 1448 Newark Street, Newark, VT 05871. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 1-800-545-8920 (toll-free in Vt.); bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Building a Sustainable Business

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin, Springfield & St Albans
Description: Early registration deadline: Nov. 15, Cost: $165.
Registration deadline: Nov. 22, Cost: $210
Registrations received after Nov. 22 will be subject to a $25 late fee.

The Building a Sustainable Business course guides participants through developing a business plan for farms businesses. People who have completed Growing Places and/or who have at least one year of production/financial records of their own will find this course most useful.

Classes will be offered simultaneously in multiple locations in Vermont, with an on-site instructor at each location. Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline. For more information, visit-- www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html.

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.

UVM Extension helps individuals and communities put research-based knowledge to work.

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.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 by November 15, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

What are Lenders Looking For?

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar
Description: Join Benneth Phelps, Loan and Outreach Coordinator for the Carrot Project for a webinar on the “tools” that every farm business should have to help them obtain financing, even if they don’t need it now.

This webinar is free and requires no preregistration. 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 December 19, 2013 and click on the webinar title. 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.

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 December 15, 2013 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you.

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Book-in-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Description: John F. Kennedy Elementary School, 60 Normand Street, Winooski, VT 05405. 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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Monday, December 23, 2013

Winter Break

Day Event

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