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1/6 - 8, 15

Wine Science Short Course

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

1/10/15 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Food Justice For All: Hip Hop concert (& raffle) to benefit Salvation Farms

Hip Hop concert to benefit Salvation Farms this Saturday the 10th at Parker Pie in West Glover. Plus: a raffle featuring many deluxe items donated by local businesses.

1/15/15 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Farm & Food Tech Social Meet-up

Makers, Hackers, Farmers, Foodies & Techies invited to explore economic and innovation opportunities in Vermont’s farm and food sector at Generator’s January Social Hour

1/16/15 9:00am - 1/17/15 4:00pm

19th Annual Grazing & Livestock Conference

The conference is one of the largest gathering of grass farmers in the region. The 2015 theme is "At the Junction of Livestock and Environment" and will feature keynote speaker Joe Orefice of Paul Smith's College, plus workshops and intensives on swine production, water quality, poultry economics, predator management, forages, animal behavior, and more.

1/16/15 9:00am - 12:30pm

Tools & Resources for (Real Estate Agents) Working w/Farms w/Commercial Agricultural Potential

This class provides real estate professionals with information to assist their clients in the transaction relating to selling farm properties to commercial farm buyers.

1/20 - 30, 15

Artisan Cheesemaking Course

Sterling College and the Cellars at Jasper Hill are collaborating to offer Fundamentals of Cheesemaking. Led by world-renowned master cheesemaker and educator Ivan Larcher, it is designed to provide students the practical and scientific knowledge involved in creating small-scale artisan cheese. Students will learn the full process of cheesemaking, from milk production, lactic technology, and coagulants, to salting, tasting, ripening, and cheese quality.

1/20/15 10:00am - 4:30pm

Crop, Soil & Dairy Meeting

Join us to learn about the agronomic and economic benefits of tile drainage in the northeast. Speakers include Larry Brown, an agricultural engineer with Ohio State University; Steve Mahoney, who assists farmers with tile drainage layout; Matt Ruark, a soil scientist from University of Wisconsin; Eric Young of Miner Institute who has been investigating nutrient losses in subsurface drainage; and Kip Potter and Jim Eikenberry from NRCS.

1/23/15 4:00pm - 8:30pm

In Good Taste

The bleak of January brightens with In Good Taste, Franklin County's smash tasting event, returning to St. Albans City Hall on Friday, January 23, 2015

1/27/15 9:00am - 1/29/15 4:00pm

Vermont Farm Show 2015

Vermont’s Premier Winter Show! Commercial and agricultural exhibits including farm machinery, annual meetings of several Vermont commodity groups, and new and improved farm product contest! Consumer Night on Wednesday - if you aren’t a farmer, come and see what we do!

1/29/15 11:30am - 2:00pm

Dairy Farmers' Appreciation Banquet at the Vermont Farm Show

Come celebrate Vermont's Highest-Quality-Milk award winners, Finley Award recipient, and Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year at this mid-day banquet. Sample some excellent Vermont cheeses, too! Tickets are $10 each.