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7/2/15 11:30am - 1:30pm

Free Books & Lunch in Newport's Gardner Park!

Join Green Mountain Farm-to-School as we team up with the Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF). Our Lunchbox crew be serving up free lunch for kids and CLiF will be treating kids to a storytelling presentation and free books!

7/2/15 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Summervale

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends!

7/7/15 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Place-based Herbal Medicine

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Consuming plants as food and medicine is an excellent way to deepen your relationship to place while nourishing yourself and preventing disease. Join Kate Westdijk as you explore this concept through sampling local food and medicine, sharing experiences, and visiting some common plants that are key players in Vermont's living apothecary!

7/8/15 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Garden Soirée with Jenni Johnson & The Junketeers

Bring your dancing shoes for this fun evening with Jenni Johnson & The Junketeers, hearty garden-inspired snacks, cash bar, and silent auction to benefit the Vermont Community Garden Network.

7/9/15 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Your Farmer Social

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join us for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Consider Bardwell Farm, producing artisan cheeses from goat and cow’s milk. Come and enjoy dinner baked in NOFA-VT’s wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a farm tour.

7/14/15 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Value-added Processing Facility Tour

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Value-added processing for farm operators is an exciting arena; but depends heavily on volumes, food safety and good systems. This workshop will review the big picture of regulatory compliance and food safety considerations, and provide a tour of the Vermont Food Venture Center.

7/15/15 10:30am - 2:30pm

Managing Cows, Pasture, and Nutrients

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Water quality has been a hot topic in Vermont this year. Organic standards address issues of erosion prevention and require farming practices that promote healthy soils and water.

7/15/15 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Keeping Old Tractors Alive and Well

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join Hank Bissell from Lewis Creek Farm as he discusses tricks and techniques on how to maintain older tractors and keep them in peak performance. Topics and hands-on demonstrations will range from maintenance issues, repair tips, finding parts, and general well-being of older tractors.

7/16/15 8:00am - 7/17/15 4:00pm

Advanced Reproductive Management

Improve your dairy farm's reproductive management with this short course. Institute for Applied Agriculture & Food Systems at Vermont Tech.

7/16/15 4:00pm - 6:30pm

On-Farm Irrigation Workshop

For farmers who want information on how to install or improve a drip irrigation system. Such highly efficient systems are becoming increasingly important given more frequent drought and food safety concerns.

7/16/15 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Your Farmer Social and Beginning Farmer Gathering

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join the Vermont Young Farmer’s Coalition, RAFFL and NOFA-VT for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Earth Sky Time Farm and beginning farmers! This social will specifically engage young and beginning farmers at Earth Sky Time Farm, a certified organic vegetable farm and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm.

7/21/15 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Organic Strawberry Production at Cedar Circle Farm

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Megan Moore will share lessons learned from growing and producing strawberries at Cedar Circle Farm, a certified organic diversified farm. Tour Cedar Circle Farm and learn key strategies for cultivating and managing organic strawberries in both plastic and as bare roots.

7/23/15 10:00am - 3:30pm

UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Annual Field Day

An annual event that showcases cutting edge research on grains, beans, hops, corn, oilseeds, cover crops and more! Demonstrations will include drone technology and new field equipment.

7/23/15 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Your Farmer Social

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join us for farm-fresh pizza and the opportunity to meet local farmers and other NOFA members and friends at Adam’s Berry Farm, a certified organic farm raising strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and table grapes.

7/27/15 9:00am - 7/29/15 4:00pm

Wildcrafting I

Learn how to identify, harvest, handle, prepare, and market wild & introduced plants. Institute for Applied Agriculture & Food Systems at Vermont Tech.

7/28/15 5:00pm

Emerging New Fruits at The Farm Between

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join John and Nancy Hayden at The Farm Between for a tour of their diversified organic fruit farm and nursery. Highlights will include tastings and tips on growing uncommon fruits such as currants, aronia, elderberry, and more.

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

Celebrate Your Farmer Social

NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series: Join us for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Golden Russet Farm, a certified organic farm raising flowers, vegetables, berries and greenhouse plants. Come and enjoy dinner baked in NOFA-VT’s wood-fired oven, followed by a farm tour.

8/1/15 10:00am - 2:00pm

Plants and Paddles

Explore the Johnson Farm Wildlife Management Area with the Vermont Land Trust's Director of Conservation Science