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Saturday, April 25, 2015

VT Forest Grown Shitake Meeting

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Norwich, VT
Description: Join us in Norwich, VT to discuss our ongoing research on Northeast Forest Grown Shiitake Mushroom networking.

We would like to hear from as many shiitake producers in the area as we can, so please consider attending and inviting other shiitake producers and/or customers to join us.

Meeting followed by light lunch and farm stops for those interested

Where: Nick Laskowski’s offices, 258 Farrell Farm Rd., Norwich, VT 05055

To RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/norwich-vt-northeast-forest-grown-shiitake-mushroom-regional-meeting-tickets-16535797014


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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Tractor Safety Course

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: VTC, Randolph Center, VT
Description: To be held at the VT Tech Dairy Farm off Water St., Randolph Center.

Fee of $65 includes classroom work and safety demonstrations, plus hands-on tractor driving instructions. $5 discount for each additional registration from the same farm or family.

Course is open to all ages 14 and over, however, the course targets 14 and 15 years olds who need training certificate to operate tractors.

To register: www.vtc.edu/tractor-safety or call Eva Loomis at 802-728-1534.

Anyone requiring a disability-related accommodation to participate should contact Liz Kenton at ekenton@uvm.edu or 802.257-7967, ext. 308 or 800-571-0668 by April 22, 2015.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Whole Farm Planning Classes

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Washington County
Description: For people with two to 10 years in business.

For more information: Beth Holtzman, UVM Extension office 802-223-2389 or beth.holtzman@uvm.edu.

Join other farming women for support and camaraderie learning about whole farm planning. Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a program developed specifically for women.

Additional Notice: We are recruiting one experienced farmer (with 10 or more years of farm management experience) to serve as a mentor for Whole Farm Planning course participants. If you or someone you know is interested in serving as a mentor, please fill out a mentor application or contact Beth Holtzman for more information

To request disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Beth Holtzman at 802-223-2389 x204 so we may assist you.

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Documentary - Most Dangerous Women

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: Most Dangerous Women - A documentary with music chronicling 100 years of extraordinary women advocating peace presented by the Burlington Chapter of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

North End Studio A, 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington

This staged reading combines speeches, newspaper headlines, songs and poetry to bring to life the story of activists in Woman’s International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

Tickets: $5, available at the Peace & Justice Center store in Burlington or through Brown Paper Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/

This event is posted by UVM as information only. If you need disability related accommodations contact WILPF.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Documentary - Most Dangerous Women

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: Most Dangerous Women - A documentary with music chronicling 100 years of extraordinary women advocating peace presented by the Burlington Chapter of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

North End Studio A, 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington

Tickets: $5, available at the Peace & Justice Center store in Burlington or through Brown Paper Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/

This staged reading combines speeches, newspaper headlines, songs and poetry to bring to life the story activists in Woman’s International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

Saturday evening performance will be followed by a brief panel discussion featuring the efforts of several Burlington-based individuals and organizations working to address issues of peace, social justice, and the environment.

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations contact WILPF.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Market Like a Pro Using Targeted Marketing

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: White River Jct., VT
Description: Market Like a Pro Using Targeted Marketing, Without Spending Any Money with Amy Mattinat
Presented by Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation and VT Small Business Development Center

Resource Systems Group, 55 Railroad Row, White River Junction

Marketing expert Amy Mattinat will lead a three-hour, hands-on training seminar to help small businesses stand out, surpass their competition, and create targeted marketing programs that bring in loyal and profitable customers.:

FREE to attend, but participants must at: vtsbdc.centerdynamics.com/workshop.aspx?ekey=10350015

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations contact GMEDC or VT Small Business Development Center.

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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Tractor Safety Course

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: VTC, Randolph Center, VT
Description: To be held at the VT Tech Dairy Farm off Water St., Randolph Center.

Fee of $65 includes classroom work and safety demonstrations, plus hands-on tractor driving instructions. $5 discount for each additional registration from the same farm or family.

Course is open to all ages 14 and over, however, the course targets 14 and 15 years olds who need training certificate to operate tractors.

To register: www.vtc.edu/tractor-safety or call Eva Loomis at 802-728-1534.

Anyone requiring a disability-related accommodation to participate should contact Liz Kenton at ekenton@uvm.edu or 802.257-7967, ext. 308 or 800-571-0668 by April 22, 2015.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

17th Annual National Value Added Agriculture Conference

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Austin, Texas
Description: The conference addresses food security, rural development, and value added agriculture.

Conference participants will also have the opportunities to visit U.S Foods’s amazing LEED-certified facility in Buda and Whole Foods flagship store in Lamar, and tour two famous urban farms in Austin: Agua Dulce Farm and Springdale farm.

Deadline for registration is 5:00 pm April 27, 2015. Registration fee for regular attendee is $200 which will cover meetings, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 coffee breaks, a reception, and a banquet.

For more information about the conference and conference registration, please visit website : www.agmrc.org/national-value-added-agriculture-conference/

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations, please use the website listed above.





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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Whole Farm Planning Classes

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Washington County
Description: For people with two to 10 years in business.

For more information: Beth Holtzman, UVM Extension office 802-223-2389 or beth.holtzman@uvm.edu.

Join other farming women for support and camaraderie learning about whole farm planning. Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a program developed specifically for women.

Additional Notice: We are recruiting one experienced farmer (with 10 or more years of farm management experience) to serve as a mentor for Whole Farm Planning course participants. If you or someone you know is interested in serving as a mentor, please fill out a mentor application or contact Beth Holtzman for more information

To request disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Beth Holtzman at 802-223-2389 x204 so we may assist you.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Digital Marketing

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Ctr. for Ag. Economy, Hardwick
Description: CAE/SBDC Workshop Series

For more information: Contact Daniel Keeney
Daniel@hardwickagriculture.org, 802-462-5362 or visit www.vtsbdc.org to register

Free and Open to the Public

This event is posted by UMV as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations to participate in this event please contact the Center for Ag. Economy at 802-462-5362.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Food Safety: ServSafe Certification Class

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Ctr. for Ag. Economy, Hardwick
Description: To register: Contact Daniel Keeney
Daniel@hardwickagriculture.org, 802-462-5362

$130 Entry Fee

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations to participate in this event please contact the Center for Ag. Economy at 802-462-5362.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Becoming an Outdoor Family 2015

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Groton, VT
Description: Becoming an Outdoor Family at Stillwater State Park in Groton, Vermont!
Starting on March 16, click here to register for this event: www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1690476. For more information and all the class descriptions, check out the Program Brochure on the website at www.uvm.edu/extension/outdoorfamily.

Request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Gail Makuch at 802-257-7967 x 301 or 1-800-278-5480 (toll-free in Vermont.) by April 30, 2015 so we may assist you.
Phone: 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480 (toll-free in Vermont)

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Improving your Financial Statements

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Ctr. for Ag. Economy, Hardwick
Description: CAE/SBDC Workshop Series

For more information: Contact Daniel Keeney
Daniel@hardwickagriculture.org or 802-462-5362

Free and Open to the Public

This event is posted by UVM as informational only. If you need disability related accommodations to participate in this event please contact the Center for Ag. Economy at 802-462-5362.

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