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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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EFNEP Food for Thought Program

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Description: Danville School, 148 Peacham Road, Danville, VT 05828. Information: Bernadette Bessette, UVM Extension, 374 Emerson Falls Road, St. Johnsbury VT 05819; 802-751-8307 x361 or 800-545-8920; bernadette.bessette@uvm.edu.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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UVM Extension at Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Description: Low-Tech, Hi-Tech, Clean Water, Great Beef. Health Hero Island Farm, 350 West Shore Rd., So. Hero, VT 05486; healthheroislandfarm.com. Join the UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Ag. at Health Hero Farm to learn from farmer Eric how low-tech and high-tech come together on this organic beef and vegetable CSA farm. Learn how remote soil moisture monitors transmit information to his cell phone and how that information is used to both produce meat and protect the water quality of nearby Lake Champlain. Visit with Center staff. The farmstand will have grass-fed beef for sale and products from other local farms. Contact: Cheryl Herrick, UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 23 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401; 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 July 16 so we may assist you. More information on Vt. Open Farms Week, including a full statewide list of participating farms, is available at www.diginvt.com/places/detail/health-hero-island-farm-with-the-uvm-extension-center-for-sustainable-agriculture.

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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4-H Working Steer Qualifier #2

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Rough Terrain Farm, Bedore Road, Randolph Center, VT. All current working steer 4-H members are welcome to participate, showing a 4-H approval form, lease/loan form (if applicable), and animal health forms. These will be checked before animals are shown. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Wendy Sorrell at 802-656-5418 or 800-571-0668 by July 6, 2015 so we may assist you. Contact person: Gail Billings, 802-728-9557 or cell 802-431-5742.

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Sunday, August 9, 2015

Vermont Open Farm Week

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: Vermont farms open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape and a celebration of the origins of great food during this weeklong event co-sponsored by UVM Extension. Contact: Lisa Chase, UVM Extension, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301-7040; 802-257-7967 or 1-800-278-5480, ext. 311; lisa.chase@uvm.edu. Visit www.diginvt.com/blog/openfarmweek for an up-to-date listing of participating farms, their offerings and Open Farm Week hours. Join the conversation on social media by using #VTOpenFarm. For more on Vermont agritourism visit www.uvm.edu/vtagritourism.

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