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9/18 - 12/9/15

BioEnergy - Biomass to Biofuels Course

"BioEnergy - Biomass to Biofuels course", 2015 Fall Semester, University of Vermont. September 18, 2015 to December 09, 2015 on-campus classes on Fridays (4:05 pm - 7:05 pm), and field trips on Saturdays (10:00 am - 1:00 pm); no classes during the regular breaks/holidays.

11/3/15 8:00am - 5:00pm

Creating a Food Safety Plan for Small Dairy Plants: A Dairy Practices Council Sponsored Workshop

The information and activities in this one-day workshop will help you build a food safety plan to keep your products and your customers safe.

11/4/15 8:30am - 4:00pm

2nd Annual Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference

On November 4, Green Mountain Farm-to-School is hosting the 2nd Annual Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference it will bring together teachers, food service professionals, farmers, students, parents, administrators, and farm-to-school professionals for a day of learning, collaboration, and networking. Join us as we all work toward ensuring the continued success of the farm-to-school programming in the region.

11/4/15 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Dish: Local Food = Accessible?

“Local” is a popular buzzword in our food system, but even if food is grown locally, does that mean it’s more accessible? According to US Census data, 13% of Vermont households are food insecure, meaning they don’t have access to enough food to meet basic needs at all times.

11/5/15 9:30am - 4:00pm

Trades Skills Workshops Part 2: Gas-Fueled Machines: Tractors, Pumps & Friends

Whether you have years of suffering already under your belt gained by experience, or you’re in your first few years of farming, these workshops will teach you the tricks of the trades with practical farm-based applications.

11/7/15 10:00am - 12:30pm

Community Tree Planting Day with the Intervale Center

Join us for a Community Tree Planting Day with the Intervale Center, Lake Champlain Land Trust, Lake Champlain Basin Program, and Healthy Living Market and Café! Location is the Vermont Zen Center in Shelburne, Vermont.

11/8/15 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Livestock Wellbeing & Biodiversity Workshop

Come explore the connections between soil biodiversity, forages, animal and human health that can mean a more resilient approach to dairy and farming.

11/9/15 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Land Access Workshop for Farmers

Are you a farmer interested in leasing, purchasing or reclaiming farmland in the near future? Come learn about land and building assessments, useful mapping tools, financing options, case studies of successful farm purchases, and more.

11/11/15 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Film Screening: Just Eat It

Wasted food is a major issue in our country. It is an environmental, humanitarian and economical epidemic. Join us in active learning & discussion on this very important topic of our time!

11/12 - 14, 15

Canadian Conference on School Food

Canada's first-ever conference on school food. The US National Farm to School Network will be presenting as will Vermont's Farm-Based Education Network.

11/12/15 9:30am - 4:00pm

Trades Skills Workshops Part 3: Why Doesn’t This Thing Turn On: Dealing with Electrical Problems

Whether you have years of suffering already under your belt gained by experience, or you’re in your first few years of farming, these workshops will teach you the tricks of the trades with practical farm-based applications.

11/13 - 14, 15

NESAWG’S 2015 It Takes a Region Conference

NESAWG's annual It Takes a Region Conference takes on the 12-state Northeast region from Maine to West Virginia. By taking a regional approach, we can grow our thinking and our work to develop a truly sustainable and resilient food system.

11/14/15 10:30am - 3:00pm

Hunger Mountain Coop Community Food and Wellness Expo

Calling all foodies! On Saturday, November 14, sample the best artisan breads, cheeses, sweets and treats Vermont has to offer, and bring your questions for local wellness practitioners. New this year: Three local farmers dish on "What's Eating Them and What's Feeding Them."

11/17/15 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Strengthening Vermont's Food & Farm Economy Through Local Crowdfunding

Join the Vermont Food Investors Network and Milk Money Vermont to learn how Vermont crowdfunding works and what it can mean for you and your community.

11/18/15 6:30pm - 8:00pm

ACORN's Annual Meeting and 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

ACORN is turning 10! Join us in celebration at our Annual Meeting! Featuring keynote speaker and Middlebury College Food Studies Professor Molly Anderson, who will present "Working Together for a Better Food System,” on local food systems and the importance of multi-stakeholder collaborations.

11/19/15 9:30am - 4:00pm

Trades Skills Workshops Part 4: Tricks for Taking Apart & Fixing Rusted Parts

Whether you have years of suffering already under your belt gained by experience, or you’re in your first few years of farming, these workshops will teach you the tricks of the trades with practical farm-based applications.

11/22/15 7:00pm

Rural Vermont Hosts 30th Anniversary Celebration Finale

Rural Vermont hosts its 30th Anniversary Celebration Finale on Sunday, November 22nd at the Bethel Town Hall, 7pm. The program will weave together stories by farmers with music by special guests Patti Casey, Colin McCaffrey, and Pete Sutherland. Cash bar by Black Krim Tavern, “Eat Like a Farmer” raffle, and more!