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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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 1, 2015

SOUL Tree Stewards Program

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Description: Middlebury UVM Extension Office, 23 Pond lane, Suite 300, Middlebury, VT 05753. Early registration is $50.00 (by 2/27), $60.00 after 2/27. For questions contact Elise Schadler at 802-656-2657 or 800-571-2657, Elise.Schadler@uvm.edu. For more information and to register visit; www.vtcommunityforestry.org/get-involved/tree-stewards/2015-soul-program-information To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program , please contact Elise Schadler at 802-656-2657 or 800-571-2657 by February 20, 2015 so that we may assist you.

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Saturday, April 4, 2015

State 4-H Hippology Contest

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Contest starts at Wishful Thinking Farm, 3292 South Street, New Haven, VT 05472. $5 per person. Divisions: 8/9; 10/11;12/13; Novice Senior 14 and over; Senior 14 and over. Use restroom before you arrive at barn. Bring clipboard and writing implements, as well as boots for the farm and clean shoes for the school. Lunch available for purchase or you may bring your own. To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Wendy Sorrell at 802-656-5418 or 1-800-571-0668 by March 20, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Farmers Market & Local Food Program Grant Writing Workshop

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Description: Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) Conference Room, 67 Merchants Row, 3rd Floor, Rutland, VT 05701. Register by April 2, 2015 online at go.uvm.edu/ciyq0. Contact Hans Estrin, 130 Austine Drive, Suite 300, Brattleboro, VT 05301, 802-380-2109 or 1-800-278-5480 ext.312, hestrin@uvm.edu.

This five-hour grant-writing workshop is designed to help potential applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (go.uvm.edu/n4-d2). This workshop is supported by USDAs Agricultural Marketing Service Technical Assistance (AMSTA) Project (www.amsta.net) and in collaboration with the regional Center for Rural Development. UVM Extension is facilitating the workshop and Rutland Area Farm and Food Link and USDA are hosting. Refreshments and light working lunch will be served.

Workshop is also being offered on March 30 in Rutland.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Hans Estrin at 802-380-2109 or 1-800-278-5480 x311 or hestrin@uvm.edu by March 26, 2015 so we may assist you.

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Rutland County Leaders Meeting

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Leahy Center/RRMC

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