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6/2/13 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Green Mountain Harvest Hydroponics Open House

GMHH will offer tours and a celebration, and everyone who comes gets to go home with a head of their finest!

6/7/13

Vermont Employee Ownership Conference

New and improved tracks for those considering employee ownership and for those in worker cooperatives, plus excellent sessions on participation and leadership in employee-owned companies.

6/7 - 9, 13

Strolling of the Heifers

Join in the fun to support family farms! There is a parade, food, and art - a great event for the whole family.

6/9/13 11:00am - 3:00pm

6th Annual Hartland Farm & Food Fest

Family friendly event featuring over 40 local vendors selling farm products, plants, prepared food.

6/10/13 9:00am - 4:30pm

Ian Mitchell-Innes Vermont Mob Grazing Workshop

Been wondering about Mob Grazing? Come learn from international expert Ian Mitchell-Innes on June 10!

6/10/13 6:30pm - 8:30pm

What's the Buzz? Beekeeping Basics

Discover how beekeeping benefits you, your gardens and trees! Learn about honey bees, the parts of a hive, hive ecosystems and the basic equipment & tools needed to maintain it.

6/11/13 10:00am - 12:00pm

Food Safety Regulations Including Canned Food

Selling value-added or processed foods can be very rewarding, but it also requires a great deal of planning and attention to details, including meeting food safety regulations.

6/11/13 1:00pm - 4:00pm

HACCP For Food Processors

A HACCP is a regulatory requirement for processing of some food products, however more food buyers are required the plan.

6/13 - 15, 13

VT Traditional Foods and Health Symposium

Learn how traditional diets can contribute to your health.

6/13/13 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Food Safety 101 for Value-Added Producers and Growers

An introductory overview to basic information on the Food Safety Modernization Act and Vermont food safety regulations for produce growers who do on-farm value-added processing.

6/15/13 8:00am - 12:30pm

NEK Today and Tomorrow Summit Conference, June 15

The NEK Today and Tomorrow Summit Conference will be held at the Lake Region Union High School in Orleans on Saturday, June 15th from 8am to 12:30pm. NEK Today and Tomorrow is designed to build actions that will advance the health and prosperity of NEK communities while maintaining their character and protecting the working landscape that surrounds them.

6/17/13 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Cooped Up: Raising Backyard Chickens

Have you been thinking of adding chickens to your backyard or garden area but not sure how to start? In this interactive workshop learn how to integrate free-range chickens into your lawn & gardens.

6/21/13

Champions of Change: Healthcare Food Service Reform

The forum will address procurement opportunities and barriers to sourcing local, sustainable foods, covering a range of topics aimed at building relationships among producers, distributors and buyers.

6/24/13 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Growing Places (Beginning Farmer Class)

A four-session course for aspiring and start-up farmers.

6/26 - 28, 13

HACCP Training for Meat and Poultry Processors

This course covers the fundamentals of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point and the application in meat and poultry slaughter and processing operations.

6/27/13 1:00pm - 6:00pm

The Necessary (r)Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems

Influential thinkers and positive change makers will exchange their best ideas to inspire, focus, and strengthen individual and collective action for a sustainable food system.

6/29/13

The Spice of LIfe - A Tour of Second Nature Farm

Join us for a special opportunity to meet herb growers Ellen Malona and Richard Strange of Second Nature Herb Farm.

6/29/13 10:00am - 4:00pm

Edible Landscaping

Join ecological designer Mark Krawczyk of Keyline Vermont LLC and Burlington Permaculture to learn about the fundamental principles of edible landscape design.

6/30/13 10:00am - 4:00pm

11th Annual Strawberry Festival at Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center

Celebrate strawberries and local organic agriculture at Cedar Circle Farm with horse-drawn wagon rides, strawberry picking, live music, children's activities and entertainment, demonstrations, and an organic Good Food concession.