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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Farm Finance Office Hours

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Extension - Berlin
Description: Work one-on-one with farmers on your finances. Bring your financial statements, records and questions for a 1 - 1 1/2 hour private meeting.

Registration fee: $15.00; sessions scheduled by appointment.

Managers should bring their most recent financial statements, either internal accounting/budget statements for the farm or the IRS Schedule F for the most recent year (AND a calculator).

To schedule an appointment, please call Chrisit at 802-223-2389 or mailto:christi.shelrock@uvm.edu

Individuals requesting a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program should contact Christi Sherlock, at 1-866-860-1382, two weeks before your appointment.

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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Around the Table With EFNEP

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Description: Independence Place, 140 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401. 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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Friday, March 7, 2014

COPE Seminar-Burlington

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: "Coping with Separation and Divorce". Chittenden Family Court, 32 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05401. Send registration form and $75 (check payable to University of Vermont) to Chittenden Family Court Manager's Office, 5 working days before class. For more registration information call (802) 651-1709 or visit www.uvm.edu/extension/cope for a registration form. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in the program, please contact the Court where your case is filed at least three weeks before your program date so we may assist you.

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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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Rutland County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Rutland High School
Description: 4-H EVENT: "Rutland County 4-H Quiz Bowl" at Rutland High School. Open to all 4-H members. Registration begins at 5:30pm. . For more information contact Martha Serifert, the Interim 4-H Educator, 802 388-4969 or 800 956-1125.

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Saturday, March 8, 2014

State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Contest

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Mt. Abraham Union High School, 220 Airport Drive, Bristol, VT 05443. $5 per person, bring your own lunch. Working buzzer sets requested. Snow day is Sunday, March 9. Divisions: 8/9; 10/11; 12/13; Novice Senior 14 and over (never participated in state quiz bowl) and Senior 14 and over. No Cloverbuds.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Junior Iron Chefs

Time: 3:30 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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EFNEP After-School Program

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Description: C.P. Smith Elementary School, 332 Ethan Allen Parkway, 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, March 11, 2014

Practical Produce Safety Plan Workshop

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Rutland
Description: Registration is free.
Location: Rutland Regional Planning Commission, 3rd floor, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT

UVM Extension’s Center for Sustainable Agriculture, with support from the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program, will offer five full day workshops on practical food safety for small and diversified farms who market directly and locally.

For more information, and to register for this workshop:

Online: visit www.eventbrite.com/e/practical-produce-safety-plan-workshop-rutland-tickets-10521717741?aff=eorg

By phone: call Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459

To request a scholarship or disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Ginger Nickerson at (802) 505-8189 or gnickers@uvm.edu, by two weeks before the workshop you want to attend so we may assist you.

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Whole Farm Planning for Women Beginning Farmers

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lamoille County, VT
Description: The course will cover a wide range of topics including how to create a values-based farm mission, improve leadership and communication skills and use management tools such as business planning and marketing strategies to increase farm profitability. Participants also will learn about the whole farm decision analysis process, time management, land and infrastructure planning, soil fertility and integration of livestock on the farm.

Applications for this course are now being accepted through November 15. Space is limited to 17 qualified participants. Full and partial scholarships are available to cover the registration fee, which is on a sliding scale of $150 to $500. An online application form may be found at www.uvm.edu/newfarmer. Click on "Classes."

For additional information and questions, contact Jessie Schmidt, 802-223-2389 x203, newfarmer@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389x203 or 866-860-1382 by November 15, 2013 so we may assist you.

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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Farm Finance Office Hours

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Extension, Morrisville
Description: Work one-on-one with farmers on your finances. Bring your financial statements, records and questions for a 1 - 1 1/2 hour private meeting.

Registration fee: $15.00; sessions scheduled by appointment.

Managers should bring their most recent financial statements, either internal accounting/budget statements for the farm or the IRS Schedule F for the most recent year (AND a calculator).

To schedule an appointment, please call Christi at 802-223-2389 or mailto:christi.shelrock@uvm.edu

Individuals requesting a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program should contact Christi Sherlock, at 1-866-860-1382, two weeks before your appointment.

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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Around the Table With EFNEP

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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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 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: 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Description: Lyndon Town School, 2591 Lily Pond Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851. 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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UVM Extension 2014 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies (www.vitlink.org/location) locations: Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 17, 2014. 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. 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 3, 2014 so we may assist you. Visit go.uvm.edu/6o9f- for course information and registration.

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