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Monday, February 4, 2013

Book In Bag

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Description: Lowell School, Lowell, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Whole Farm Planning for Women Farmers

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Randolph
Description: Beginning women farmers (those with 2-10 years running a farming business) in Vermont can learn more about whole farm planning in a 10 session program developed specifically for women.

Applications for this course are now being accepted through November 1. Space is limited to 15 qualified participants. Full and partial scholarships are available to cover the registration fee, which is on a sliding scale of $150 to $500. An online application form may be found at www.uvm.edu/newfarmer. Click on "Classes."

For additional information and questions, contact Jessie Schmidt, 802-223-2389 x203, newfarmer@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389x203 or 866-860-1382 by November 1, 2012 so we may assist you.

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Essex County 4-H Leader's Meeting

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Guildhall Justice Center, Guildhall, VT. Lindy Birch, Newport UVM Ext. Office, 802 334-7325. Review of Spring Shocase packet and Essex County events for 2013.*Snow date February 7, 2013

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UVM Extension 2013 Master Gardener Course

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont Interactive Television (www.vitlink.org/HTML/Locations.htm) locations statewide. $395 includes all course materials. Register by January 18, 2013. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chouinard at 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230 by January 4, 2013 so we may assist you. Visit www.uvm.edu/mastergardener/?Page=EMGCourseRegistrationOpen.html for course information and registration. Contact: Lisa Chouinard, UVM Extension Master Gardener Program, 63 Carrigan Drive, 206 Jeffords Hall, Burlington, VT 05405; 802-656-9562 or 1-800-639-2230; master.gardener@uvm.edu .

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Essex County 4-H Foundation Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Description: Guildhall Justice Center, Guildhall, VT. Budget and By-laws. (Snow date February 7, 2013). Contact: Lindy Birch, Newport Ext. Office 802-334-7325

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Intro to Ag Financial Management

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berlin, Middlebury St Johnsbury
Description: Make this the year you bravely step into the world of farm finances! With three top-notch ag financial management specialist to lead the way, Intro to Ag Financial Management will help you approach farm finances fearlessly.

Early registration deadline: Jan. 16. 2013, Cost: $75
Registration deadline: Jan. 30, 2013, Cost: $100

Registration discounts are available for people who have completed Growing Places and who register by the early registration deadline. Scholarships are available. For more information and to register visit www.uvm.edu/newfarmer and click on "Classes." You can also email or call Jessie Schmidt at mailto:newfarmer@uvm.edu , 802-223-2389 x 203.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jessie Schmidt at 802-223-2389 x203 or 866-860-1382 by January 30,2013, so we may assist you.

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Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Food For Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Miller's Run School, Sheffield, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Chittenden County 4-H Quiz Bowl Practice

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Description: Quiz Bowl practice for Chittenden County 4-H horse members. Essex High School. No registration necessary. Call 656-5429 in the event of inclement weather for information on cancellation.

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Book-in-a-Bag

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Description: Winooski, Vt. Louise Brunelle, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-656-9465; louise.brunelle@uvm.edu.

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Food For Thought

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: Burke School, West Burke, Vt. Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension EFNEP Program; 802-751-8307 x361 or bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Essex County 4-H Leader's Meeting (snow date)

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Guildhall Justice Center, Guldhall, VT, Review of Spring Showcase Packet and Essex County events for 2013. Lindy Birch, Newport Ext. office 802-34-7325

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Essex County 4-H Foundation Meeting(snow date)

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Description: Guildhall Justice Center, Guildhall, VT Budget and By-laws,Lindy Birch, Newport Ext. Office, 802 334-7325

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Saturday, February 9, 2013

Windsor/Windham Horse Hippology and Quiz Bowl

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: 4-H EVENT: "Windsor/Windham Regional 4-H Hippology and Quiz Bowl" at Reading Elementary School. Open to all 4-H members. Registration begins at 8:30. Testing begins at 9:00. Bring clipboard and pencils, books or games for down time and a bag lunch, snacks, drinks. For more information contact Lisa Muzzey, 4-H Educator for Windsor/Windham Counties at 802 885-8386 or lisa.muzzey@uvm.edu

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Addison County 4-H Foods Day

Time: 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Middlebury Union Middle School
Description: A day of fun with Italian foods--Mangia!
Workshops on nutrition, exercise and food.
For more information or to register, contact Martha Seifert, UVM Extension Middlebury, at 388-4969 or martha.seifert@uvm.edu.

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Leasing Your Land to a Farmer

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Description: South Burlington Town Offices, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, Vt. Registration deadline February 7. Information and registration: Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 106 Highpoint Center, Colchester, VT 05446; 802-656-5459; cheryl.herrick@uvm.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Cheryl Herrick at 802-656-5459 by February 5, 2013 so we may assist you. http:www.uvm.edu/sustainableagriculture/calendar.php

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