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6/3/14 9:00am - 6/5/14 4:00pm

Grape Pests, Diseases, and Vineyard Canopy

Summer session of the Cold Climate Viticulture Series offered through the Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Technical College.

6/4/14 12:00pm - 1:00pm

WEBINAR: Agritourism in New England: New Research from a Study of Multifunctional Farms

In this free webinar, Kathleen Liang will present results from a survey of farms in the New England region with a focus on agritourism and direct sales. Comparisons across states will look at producer characteristics, operation categories, financial situations, and entrepreneurial assessments.

6/4/14 5:30pm - 7:45pm

Vermonters Celebrate Hemp History Week

Rural Vermont will host a Hemp History Week event on Wednesday June 4th, 5:30-7:30 PM, at the Upper Valley Coop in White River Junction. There will be a special screening of the hemp documentary, Bringing it Home, (52 minutes), courtesy of Hemp History Week. Rural Vermont Organizer Robb Kidd will lead a discussion on legal issues including the status of Kentucky's historic Hemp planting. Longtime hemp activist Will Allen of Cedar Circle Farm will share some of his personal stories advocating for hemp.

6/5/14 6:00pm - 6/8/14 5:00pm

Vermont Dairy Festival

The Enosburg Falls Lions Club is proud to continue the Vermont Dairy Festival, marking its 58th Anniversary!

6/7/14 8:00am - 6/8/14 6:00pm

6th Annual Sweet Potato Slip Sale

The 6th Annual Sweet Potato Slip Sale!

6/7/14 9:00am - 12:00pm

Create Your Own Fruit Tree Ecosystem

Interested in increasing biodiversity, fixing nitrogen, and even more? Check out this event.

6/9/14 8:00am - 6/13/14 5:00pm

Wildcrafting

Five-day wildcrafting course offered through the Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Technical College taught by Les Hook and Nova Kim.

6/10/14 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Brewers/Foodies/Techies Roundtable Event

Entrepreneurs come to Roundtable events for an opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs – to exchange experiences, compare notes, give advice and get help – and to identify and clarify their unique, present-time business need.

6/11/14 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Sun to Cheese Tour

A behind the scenes look at dairy farming and cheese making, with cheese! Price includes a block of cheese!

6/12/14 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Upland Hay and Pasture Improvement at Tamarack Vermont Sheep Farm

Focused on improving their hay and pasture land in order to accommodate more animal numbers with less purchased feed.

6/12/14 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Cheese and Culture - Talk & Tasting at Shelburne Farms

Join Paul Kindstedt, Co-Director of the Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese and author of Cheese and Culture, for a talk and cheese/wine pairing at The Inn at Shelburne Farms.

6/12/14 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Take a Tour of the Rutland Co-op

Come take a free informative tour of the Rutland Area Food Co-op.

6/14/14 9:00am - 1:00pm

Create a Crock for Fermentation

Create your own ceramic fermentation crock for sauerkraut and kimchi. Please note this course is NOT at Shelburne Farms. You will receive the address to the studio upon registrering for class. DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2014 to Saturday, June 21, 2014 TIME: 9AM-1PM both Saturday, June 14 & June 21 EVENT TYPE: Adult Program LOCATION: Springhouse Pottery Studio, Charlotte, VT FEE: $125/ member, $135/non-member

6/14/14 9:00am - 6/15/14 5:00pm

Root Cellar Design

Learn the ins and outs of Root Cellar design!

6/14/14 9:30am - 11:00am

Effective Organic Pest Controls with Charlie Nardozzi

NOW is the time to get your garden ready to control insect, disease and animal pests before they turn your plants into lunch.

6/14/14 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Farm to Table Dinner along the shores of Lake Champlain

Connect with community during a unique series of out, family-style dinners.

6/17/14 12:00pm - 6/18/14 5:00pm

UVM Food Systems Summit

The UVM Food Systems Summit is an annual event drawing scholars, practitioners, and food systems leaders to engage in dialogue on the pressing food systems issues facing our world.

6/18 - 9/9/14

Summer Organic Dairy Series

Learn all summer about local Dairy across VT.

6/21/14 10:00am - 6/22/14 5:00pm

Vermont History Expo

Over 150 history and heritage organizations offer fascinating exhibits sharing community history from all over the state for the 2014 Vermont History Expo!

6/25/14 8:45am - 1:00pm

Vermont Healthy Food In Health Care: 2nd Annual Champions of Change Forum

Vermont Healthy Food In Health Care: 2nd Annual Champions of Change Forum held at Wake Robin Life Care Community on June 25

6/26/14 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Managing Pasture, Haylage, and Marketing of Holstein Beef at Snug Valley Farm

Holsteins are clearly the most common breed of cattle in Vermont, and bull calves are an inevitable byproduct of the dairy industry. The Nottermans take this abundant local 'byproduct' and add value to it in a grass-fed system.

6/27/14 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Edible Forest Gardens - An Evening with Eric Toensmeier

Join permaculture expert and award-winning author Eric Toensmeier for a FREE talk at Shelburne Farms.

6/29/14

The Dish Field Trip

Join City Market on a farm tour of the Champlain Islands! We'll visit the UVM Research Farm in Alburgh and Blue Heron Farm in Grand Isle to meet the farmers and get an up close look at their operations. Transportation provided!

6/30/14 4:00pm - 7:00pm

What's the Buzz on Pollinators? Habitat Enhancement on Your Land

Learn how you can boost native pollinator populations and increase fruit and berry production on your land.

6/30/14 4:00pm - 7:00pm

What's the Buzz on Pollinators? Habitat Enhancement on Your Land

Learn how you can boost native pollinator populations and increase fruit and berry production on your land.