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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ben & Jerry's Pest Management for Field Crops

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: 4826 Hanna Rd., Franklin, VT
Description: Control insect pest damage in your field crops: from corn rootworm to
armyworm, clover root curculio and more. Learn ways to reduce production
costs when it comes to insect pests. We’re welcoming Kitty O’Neil from
Cornell to share info on IPM and pest management. She will join UVM
Extension’s Jeff Carter, Dan Hudson, and Heather Darby in these
workshops. Bridgeman View Farm, Franklin, VT. Free, lunch or dinner provided. Pre-register with Rachel Gilker 240-441-8044

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Keys to Credit

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: St. Albans, VT
Description: Credit can be established and improved in a variety of ways and we want to help you get ahead of the game. Learn the basics and get smart about the important and often confusing world of credit.
To register for any classes, contact Growing Money at
802-860-1417 x 114 or

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Friday, August 22, 2014

NOFA & VCGN Using and Preserving Garden Produce

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: A series of 7 Garden Basics Workshops will be held at Tommy Thompson Community Garden on select Saturdays, 11:30am-12:45pm throughout the summer. Learn about timely topics with hands-on instruction and come with your garden questions. On August 23rd we’ll be digging into how to get the most use out of your produce! For more info and to register online visit: or call Libby at (802) 861-4769.

Tommy Thompson Community Garden in the Intervale
Cost: $10 (sliding scale)
Website: Garden Basics Workshops
Contact: Libby Weiland
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (802) 861-4769

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

NH Permaculture Gathering

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Dorchester, NH
Description: D Acres of NH will be hosting a gathering for permaculture practitioners, supporters,
and the general public. This gathering will feature hands-on skills, knowledge, and expertise. The event will take place rain or shine from 9a.m. - 6p.m., 603-786-2366

D Acres of NH
Permaculture Farm & Educational Homestead
218 Streeter Woods Road
Dorchester, NH 023266

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Spend Smart

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: “Spend Smart” (2 sessions)— Tuesday Mornings, August 19 & 26, 10am-12pm Join us for a practical introduction on how to manage your money. If you experience regular financial stress, you struggle to save, or you want to feel more organized financially, this class is for you. This is not your typical money management class: the focus will be on you as an individual and what your personal money goals are.
To register for any classes, contact Growing Money at
802-860-1417 x114 or

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Farmer Social - VT Young Farmers Coalition

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: Intervale Center Community Barn
Join NOFA-VT, the Intervale Center, and the Vermont Young Farmers Coalition as we toast Vermont’s farmers on another season of growth. Citizen Cider will be on hand to serve delicious local cider, and NOFA will be wheeling in its wood-fired pizza oven for an evening of delicious local food and drink, music, and merriment. Come learn about the work of Vermont Young Farmers Coalition, meet other Vermont farmers, and find out how you can get more involved in our state's community of young farmers.

All farmers, farm supporters, friends and family are welcome, so take a break from the harvest, put on that one clean pair of Carhartts, and help us celebrate Vermont’s rich community of farmers and food system advocates.

Come early for a NOFA-VT Summer Workshop on mechanical tractor cultivation with Digger’s Mirth Collective Farm and UVM Extension’s Vern Grubinger from 2:00-5:00pm.
802-660-0440x116 for more info

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Young Farmers Coalition

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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