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Monday, July 28, 2014

Addison County Fair& Field Days Field Crops Contest

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Addison County Fairgrounds
Description: Bring field crop samples to show at the fair this year! Visit www.addisoncountyfielddays.com for exhibitor guidleines.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Organic Dairy pasture Walk and Potluck

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lilac Ridge Farm, Bratteboro, VT
Description: Lilac Ridge Farm, Ross Thurber and Amanda Ellis-Thurber
264 Ames Hill Rd Brattleboro, VT

Join us for a pasture walk and farmer discussion at Lilac Ridge Organic Dairy in Brattleboro, VT. Sarah Flack, NOFA-VT Farm Advisor, will be joining Ross and Amanda Thurber as we tour the farm and discuss current issues for organic dairy farmers. This will be followed by a casual potluck at 7pm.

If you have any questions, please contact Sam Fuller at sam@nofavt.org or 802-373-7212

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Farm Safety Training

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Blue Spruce Farm, Bridport, VT
Description: Topics will include:

Fire Safety with a hands on demo – everyone will get to practice using a fire extinguisher!

Basic First Aid – this training will start at 11:30

Both of these topics will be bilingual so bring your Hispanic employees!

We will also discuss Road Safety as well as PTO Safety

Come for part or all of the training. Lunch is included. Plus door prizes.

Plan to attend – it’s a short time commitment and a very important topic.

There is no charge, RSVP Louise Waterman 802-828-6900 Louise.Waterman@state.vt.us

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Protecting, Selling or Licensing Your Idea - an IP Primer

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Barre, VT
Description: Vermont Women's Business Center, 20 Gable Place, Barre, VT is pleased to host this FREE workshop presented by Scott Holson, VtSBCD Technolgy Commercialization advisor. Scott will discuss the various forms of legally protecting a business idea and licensing that idea to others. In this workshop we’ll discuss intellectual property (IP) protection. For more information about this workshop, please call Scott Holson at 802-281-5236.

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