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Monday, March 30, 2015

Farmers Market/Local Food Promotion Grant Writing Workshop

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: RAFFL office, Rutland
Description: WANT $ TO MOVE LOCAL FOOD?

Free Workshop, held at RAFFL Conference Room, 3rd floor, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT.

This is a five-hour grant-writing workshop is designed to help potential applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.

Please RSVP. Contact organizer: Hans Estrin (hestrin@uvm.edu, cell: 802 380 2109)

To request a disability related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Hans Estrin at 802.380.2109 or email: hestrin@uvm.edu so we may assist you.

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The UVM Burack Lecture Series

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Fleming Museum, Room 101, UVM
Description: Laura Shapiro's talk, "Stuffed Eggs and Shrimp Wiggle in the FDR White House", will be followed by a reception in the Marble Court of the Fleming Museum.

In addition to the Burack Lecture, Laura will also participate in a Food Journalism Roundtable on Tuesday, March 31, at 9:00 am, in the Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. This event will also feature food writers Rowan Jacobsen and Molly Stevens, with a book signing to follow.

For ADA accommodations, please contact Conference and Event Services at 802-656-5665 or conferences@uvm.edu in advance of the event.

For more information, visit www.uvm.edu/~presdent/burack/ or contact Serena Parnau at 802-656-2042 or Serena.Parnau@uvm.edu.


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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Burack Lecture Series

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, UVM
Description: In addition to the Burack Lecture, Laura Shapiro will participate in a Food Journalism Roundtable, in the Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. This event will also feature food writers Rowan Jacobsen and Molly Stevens, with a book signing to follow.

For ADA accommodations, please contact Conference and Event Services at 802-656-5665 or conferences@uvm.edu in advance of the event.

For more information, visit www.uvm.edu/~presdent/burack/ or contact Serena Parnau at 802-656-2042 or Serena.Parnau@uvm.edu.


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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Mechanization and Tractor Education for Beginning Farmers

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Description: Webinars: March 18, April 1 & April 15, 10:30 a.m.
Learn more and register online: blog.uvm.edu/groundwk/2015-program/webinar-series/

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Heidi Krantz at heidi.krantz.1@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 by: March 1 for the webinars.

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Urban Landscape (SOUL) Tree Steward Program

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Middlebury UVM Ext. office
Description: Register now to become a Vermont tree steward.
Course topics include tree biology, health and identification, tools for assessing and understanding trees in your community and the components of a vibrant urban/community forestry program.

The program includes four Wednesday evening classes and one full-day Saturday class, all at the Middlebury UVM Extension office, 23 Pond Lane, Suite 300, Middlebury, VT. Participants are expected to attend all five classes. Saturday, April 18th class will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Early registration $50 (by 2/27), $60 after 2/27
www.vtcommunityforestry.org/get-involved/tree-stewards/2015-soul-program-information

For questions or to request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Elise Shadler at 802-656-2657 or toll free at 1-800-571-0668 or email Elise.Schadler@uvm.edu so that we may assist you.

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

9th Annual VT Organics Recycling Summit

Time: 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: VT Tech College, Randolph Center
Description: Learn about organic residuals to produce compost, energy, and resilient communities. Eight workshops including one on Vermont's Universal Recycling law.

Judd Hall, VTC, Randolph Center.

Admission: $60. Before March 15th: $50

To register: www.regonline.com/VORS2015.

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations contact:vorsummit@gmail.com.

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