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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Raise Your Voice - Day at the Capitol

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description:
Program Information: Lauren Traister, UVM Extension, 29 Sunset Drive #2, Morrisville, VT 05661; 802-888-4972 or toll-free 866-260-5603; or mailto: lauren.traister@uvm.edu.


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UVM Extension 2013 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Television (www.vitlink.org/HTML/Locations.htm) locations statewide. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 18, 2013. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230 by January 4, 2013 so we may assist you. Visit www.uvm.edu/mastergardener/?Page=EMGCourseRegistrationOpen.html for course information and registration. Contact: Lisa Chouinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener Program, 63 Carrigan Drive, 206 Jeffords Hall, Burlington, VT 05405; 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230; master.gardener@uvm.edu .

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Town Officers Education Conference

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: EXTENSION EVENT: "Town Officers' Education Conference 2013" ~ Lake Morey Inn & Resort, Fairlee. Information: Sally Cleveland, UVM Extension, 1 Scale Ave., STE 55, Rutland, VT 05701; 802-773-3349 x 271 or 1-800-281-6977 or mailto:sally.cleveland@uvm.edu . To see the brochure and online registration go to www.uvm.edu/extension/toec.

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COPE Seminar-St. Johnsbury

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Caledonia Family Court, 1126 Main Street, Suite 1, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to University of Vermont) to Caledonia Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 748-6600 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Introduction To HACCP

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Location: Burlington
Description: Who: People interested in selling food products that may require or may benefit from a HACCP plan.

$15/participant. (Includes course materials and light refreshments)

Register on line by April 15 at haccp2013.eventbrite.com

Vermont Department of Health, 108 Cherry Street, Burlington.

This workshop will provide and introduction to HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) including information on prerequisite programs, conducting a Hazard Analysis, identifying Critical Control Points and Monitoring Procedures, establishment of Critical Limits and Corrective Actions, and Verification and Record Keeping Procedures.
For more information: www.uvm.edu/extension/food/pdfs/haccp_workshop_april2013.pdf

Questions? Contact Londa Nwadike at londa.nwadike@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 Ext. 216

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Rose Crossley at 802-223-2389 Ext. 201, or 866-860-1382 by April 3, 2013, so we may assist you.

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

All About Energy: Spend a Day on Farm Energy Effiiciency

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: The Abbey, 6212 VT Route 105, Enosburg Falls, VT

Come learn how to figure out the best energy use options for your farm and how to get started using more efficient or alternative energy tools. Hear from Extension's Sid Bosworth,Jennifer Osgood of Efficiency Vermont, Alex DePillis of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, and Kevin Hackett of Native Energy.

$20 at the door or $15 if you pre-register. Lunch is included. Register with Rachel Gilker at 518-765-4158 or rgilkercaringdairy@gmail.com by Monday, April 15th.

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Food Safeaty Regulations Including Canned Food

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Description: Where: UVM Extension office in Brattleboro, 11 University Way, Suite 4

Who should attend: People interested in selling food products in any venue.

Fee: $10/person Register online by April 16: http:// foodregulationsbr.eventbrite.com

This workshop will provide information to help small-scale food processors understand how to meet current Federal (FDA and USDA) and State of Vermont food regulations, as well as some information on the proposed FDA Food Safety Modernization Act rules.
www.uvm.edu/extension/food/pdfs/food_regs_workshop_april2013.pdf

For more information, contact Londa Nwadike at londa.nwadike@uvm.edu or 802 223 2389, Ext. 216.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Rose Crossley at UVM Extension, Berlin (802-223-2389, or 866-860-1382) by March 28, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Food Labeling for Food Producers and Processors

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Description: Where: UVM Extension office in Brattleboro, Vermont- 11 University Way, Suite 4

Who Should Attend: People interested in selling food products in any venue.

Fee: $10/person Register online by April 16 at foodlabelingbr.eventbrite.com

This seminar will help to clarify regulations for the food products most commonly sold by Vermont food producers and processors. The information required by law to be on food labels will be explained, as well as other items such as UPC codes and label claims. A brief overview of nutritional labeling will also be provided. In addition, a label producer will be presenting a brief overview of digital label printing with a focus on harsh environment labeling ie; freezer storage and high temperature resistant packaging.
www.uvm.edu/extension/food/pdfs/food_labeling_workshop_april2013.pdf

For more information please contact Londa Nwadike at londa.nwadike@uvm.edu or 802 223 2389, Ext. 216.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Rose Crossley at UVM Extension, Berlin (802-223-2389, or 866-860-1382) know by March 28, 2013 so we may assist you.

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Friday, April 19, 2013

COPE Seminar-Bennington

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Bennington Family Court, 220 Veterans Memorial Drive, Bennington VT 05201. Send registration form and $50 (payable to UVM Extension) to Bennington Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 447-2729 or 2730 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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COPE Seminar-Chelsea

Time: 12:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Orange Family Court, 5 Court St., Chelsea, VT 05038. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Orange Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 685-4610 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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COPE Seminar-St. Albans

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Franklin Family Court, St. Albans, 36 Lake Street, St. Albans, VT 05478. Send registration form and $50 (check payable to UVM Extension) to Franklin Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information: call (802) 524-7997, or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form.

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

4-H Northwest Regional Day

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Essex High School, 2 Education Drive, Essex Junction, VT 05452. Open to 4-H members in Addison, Chittenden, Grand Isle and Franklin counties. Pre-registration required. Registration details at www.uvm.edu/extension/4-Hevents. Addison: Martha Seifert, martha.seifert@uvm.edu (802-388-4969; Chittenden: Rose Garritano; rosemarie.garritano@uvm.edu (802-656-5429); Grand Isle and Franklin: Martha Manning, martha.manning@uvm.edu (802-524-6501).

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