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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Berlin Extension Office
Description: 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.

Application Deadline: Nov. 13, 2014
Fees: $150-$500

Scholarship and Financial Aid information: Financial aid is available for eligible individuals. At the end of the registration form, you can make a request for financial aid.

For more information and registration form visit: www.uvm.edu/newfarmer/?Page=classes/basb.html&SM=classes/sub-menu.html

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, or for more information, contact Heidi Krantz at heidi.krantz.1@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 x203.

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UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Technologies (www.vitlink.org/) locations in Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndon, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Jct., Williston. $395 by January 23, 2015 includes online course manual and materials; printed copies of course manual may be purchased for $55. Information: Lisa Choinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener, Jeffords Hall, 63 Carrigan Drive, Room 206, Burlington VT 05405; 802-656-9562; master.gardener@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 by January 2, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Town Officers Education Conference (Fairlee)

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Lake Morey Inn, 1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT 05045. $65 per person (includes breakfast and lunch). Register online www.regonline.com/toec2015 or at the door. Information: Pam Lowell, UVM Extension, Howe Center Business Park, 1 Scale Avenue, Ste. 55, Rutland, VT 05701-4457; 802-773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 ext. 272; pamela.lowell@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pam Lowell at (802) 773-3349 or 1-800-281-6977 by March 18, 2015 so we may assist you. Brochure and detailed program information available at www.uvm.edu/extension/toec.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

VT Urban & Community Forestry Webinar Series

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Description: The Vermont Village Greens Initiative. This program aims to raise awareness, appreciation and understanding of these revered commuity gathering spaces across Vermont. This webinar is free. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register go to: attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4953921473010903041

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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Rutland County Horse Judging Workshop

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Castleton College, Rm 28 Woodruf
Description: This is an open workshop. For further details, contact Deb Danforth at 802 468-1223 or deborah.danforth@castleton.edu.

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Ties to the Land: Succession Planning Workshop for Landowners

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Capitol Plaza, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. $35 by April 20; $20 for each additional family member. Visit www.vermontwoodlands.org/workshops.asp for registration form. Registration includes morning refreshments and lunch, and one copy (per family) of "Ties to the Land" succession planning workbook and planning binder/worksheets. Contact: Kathleen Wanner, Vermont Woodlands Association, P.O. Box 6004, Rutland, VT 05702; 802-747-7900; info@vtwoodlands.org. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Mary Sisock at 802-656-1721 by March 25, 2015 so we may assist you.

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