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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Basics of Tractor Safety, Operation and Driving

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT
Description: This workshop at the Green Mountain College farm will feature hands-on activities including practice driving and hitching implements. You’ll learn the fundamentals of safe tractor operation for beginning operators, and how tractors and PTOs work. Please register by October 6. Click here for details and registration for the Green Mountain College Workshop.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Demystifying Sanitizers in Produce Washing Workshop

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Edgewater Farm, 99 River Rd, Plainfield, NH 03781

COST: Free

Confused about PPMs, labels and what sanitizer to use when washing produce? Come to a three hour workshop at beautiful Edgewater Farm. In this hands-on workshop you will learn by doing:

- the differences between bleach and PAA-based sanitizers for washing produce
- how to dispense and use sanitizers safely
- how to calculate the appropriate amount to use for washing produce and cleaning contact surfaces

CONTACT: Register at or by calling Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459. Registration deadline is October 6. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by September 29, 2015 so we may assist you.

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