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9/5/13

Selling in the Food System: Improving Marketing Technical Assistance to New Farmers

Join the Vermont New Farmer Project for a day-long, professional development training for service providers.

9/11/13 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Rebuilding the Foodshed - An Evening with Philip Ackerman-Leist

Don't miss Green Mountain College professor, Philip Ackerman-Leist, discussing his work with local/regional food systems on "Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems" at Shelburne Farms!

9/12/13 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Farmers Markets, Food Justice and the Green Economy

A talk by Alison Alkon

9/12/13 6:00pm

Who is Your Market? Workshop with Skillet Design

Who is your market? Before you launch your food product or a line extension you need to determine who will buy it and for how much they’ll pay! 5 tips for simple market research to help you launch your product.

9/15/13

Tour de Farm

September 15th is a day to ride your bike through the beautiful Vermont countryside stopping at local farms to enjoy the foods of Addison County. The 6th Annual Tour de Farm is a must-do event that gets you exercising and sampling wonderfully prepared foods at each farm stop. Every year it is the peak of apple season when the colors of the Champlain Valley change before your eyes. Join us for a great day in the country!

9/15/13 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Twilight in the Meadow

Great local food - under tent - on a farm. Food, Fun and Friends in support of RAFFL.

9/16/13 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Addison County Hunger Council Meeting

Join the Addison County Hunger Council and ACORN for a discussion about the importance of school meals for addressing childhood hunger in Addison County. The meeting will be held at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society in Middlebury on September 16th at 4:00pm. The meeting is devoted to School Food Service and nutritious meals for students.

9/17/13

Food Storage Workshop - Brattleboro – 9/17

With support from the USDA’s Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE-SARE) program UVM Extension will offer five one-day workshops on crop storage throughout Vermont this fall. Workshops will focus on long-term storage of crops for sale through the winter and into early spring, but will be relevant to many agricultural and food storage needs.

9/19/13

Food Storage Workshop - Rutland – 9/19

With support from the USDA’s Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE-SARE) program we will offer five one-day workshops on crop storage throughout Vermont this fall. Workshops will focus on long-term storage of crops for sale through the winter and into early spring, but will be relevant to many agricultural and food storage needs.

9/19/13 8:00am - 4:30pm

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Compost Operator Certification Series

This day-long Vermont ANR Compost Operator Certification Course is a required Certificate Course for current or future compost site operators who must obtain solid waste approval for handling food scraps or animal mortalities.

9/21/13 9:00am - 2:00pm

Rotstart Bootcamp

The Rotstar Bootcamp is for community-based and small scale food scrap recyclers.

9/25 - 27, 13

2013 National Farm Viability Conference

A national conference for professionals providing business, financial, and marketing support to farm and food businesses.

9/26/13 10:00am - 2:00pm

Field Day: Oilseed Crops for Biodiesel

John Williamson of State Line Bio-Fuels is one of the state's pioneer oilseed producers and is now eight years into on-farm fuel processing. Join this field day to hear his experience. UVM Extension Agronomist Heather Darby will share information on agronomic management and answer questions about the production of oilseed crops in the region.

9/26/13 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Branding 101: How to Develop a Strong Brand with Skillet Design

Branding 101: How to Develop a Strong Brand Workshop with Skillet Design. If you think your logo is your brand, think again. Branding is about both the subjective associations and emotions you conjure in your customer’s mind as it is about assets like your product, website and packaging. Learn how all of this weaves together to create a strong brand.

9/27/13 11:00am - 4:00pm

2013 Vermont Food Industry Expo September 27

The 2013 Vermont Food Industry Convention & Expo will be held September 26-28 at the Miller Centre at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Jct and the Doubletree Hotel in South Burlington.

9/28/13 9:30am - 12:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 17th Annual Hike for Hunger

Join your community and raise awareness about the issue of hunger and malnutrition in Vermont!

9/28/13 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Feast for the Gardens Fundraiser Dinner

Join the Vermont Community Garden Network on September 28 for a wonderful evening of delicious food and good company to celebrate the harvest and support community and school gardens across the state.