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Saturday, February 16, 2013

New Farmer Coaching at VT Conferences

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: NOFA-VT Winter Conference
Description: New Farmer Coaching Sessions at.... The NOFA-VT Winter Conference, Burlington, VT

These sessions will be focused on helping new farmers create action plans to start or enhance their farm businesses. Space is limited. Preregistration is recommended. For more information and questions, contact Jessie Schmidt at the UVM Extension New Farmer Project, newfarmer@uvm.edu, 802-223-2389 x 203.


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Northeast Regional Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Open to 4-H youth in Caledonia, Essex, Lamoille and Orleans counties.

Lyndon Town School 2591 Lily Pond Rd. Lyndonville, VT 05851

For more information contact Lindy Birch, 802-334-7325 x 481, melinda.birch@uvm.edu or Lindsay Jones, 802-751-8310 x 357, lindsay.jones@uvm.edu.

To request a disability-related accomodation to participate in this event, please contact Lindsay Jones at 1-800-545-8920 by February 7, 2013 so that we may assist you.

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Teen Congress Teen Board Meeting

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: All meetings will be held at the UVM Extension Office in Berlin or via Skype or conference call.

Contact Lauren Traister, 4-H Teen & Leadership Program Coordinator, at lauren.traister@uvm.edu or 1-866-260-5603 x 402.

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

New Farmer Coaching at VT Conferences

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: NOFA-VT Winter Conference
Description: New Farmer Coaching Sessions at....The NOFA-VT Winter Conference, Burlington, VT

These sessions will be focused on helping new farmers create action plans to start or enhance their farm businesses. Space is limited. Preregistration is recommended. For more information and questions, contact Jessie Schmidt at the UVM Extension New Farmer Project, newfarmer@uvm.edu, 802-223-2389 x 203.


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Addison County Horse Quiz Bowl

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Shoreham Elementary School
Description: Registration 12:30. Contest 1:00 pm.
Fore more information contact Martha Seifert, UVM Extension Middlebury, at 802-388-4969 or martha.seifert@uvm.edu.

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Monday, February 18, 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 19, 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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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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Wednesday, February 20, 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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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 21, 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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Friday, February 22, 2013

Food Labeling For Food Producers

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Burlington
Description:
Who: People interested in selling food products in any venue.
$10/participant. (Includes course materials and light refreshments)

Register on line by February 20 at foodlabeling2013.eventbrite.com

Vermont Department of Health, 108 Cherry Street, Burlington.

State and federal food labeling, required by law, will be clarified. Also, info on UPC codes, label claims, nutritional labeling. For more information: www.uvm.edu/extension/food/pdfs/food_labeling_workshop_feb2013.pdf

Questions? Contact Londa Nwadike at londa.nwadike@uvm.edu or 802-223-2389 Ext. 216

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Rose Crossley at 802-223-2389 Ext. 201, or 866-860-1382 by February 8, 2013, so we may assist you.

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Winter Northeast Regional 4-H Shooting Sports Workshop

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 4-H Training Center/Ballston Spa
Description: New York, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Vermont 4-H Shooting Sports Programs' Annual Winter Workshop will certify volunteer leaders as 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors. Air Pistol, Archery, Coordinator, Hunting, Living History, Muzzle Leading, Rifle and Shotgun will be featured, based on a minimum enrollment of 5 participants. Registration fee is $85.00, which includes materials and meals. Lodging is on your own. Further questions contact Lisa Muzzey, 4-H Educator, 802 885-8386 or lisa.muzzey@uvm.edu

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