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4/2/16 10:00am - 4/3/16 6:00pm

Open Maple Sugar House

Open Maple Sugar House

4/4/16 9:00am - 4:00pm

HOOF CARE

Short intensive and hands on courses offered by Vermont Technical College's Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems.

4/4/16 2:00pm - 4:00pm

FSMA Preventive Controls & Produce Safety Rule Workshop

Join the Vermont Agency of Agriculture & Department of Health for a workshop on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule & Produce Safety Rule.

4/5/16 8:30am - 4:00pm

GAPs Certification Workshop for Produce Growers

Farmers will leave the workshop with a solid understanding of the science, risks and principles behind Good Agricultural Practices, a draft of a food safety plan in the GAPs Audit format, an understanding of what happens at a GAPs Audit, and many resources.

4/5/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

FSMA Produce Safety Rule & Program Development Workshop

Join the Vermont Agency of Agriculture for a workshop on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.

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

MAJOR DISEASES OF DAIRY CATTLE

Short intensive and hands on courses offered by Vermont Tech's Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems.

4/6/16 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Herbal First Aid: Beyond Echinacea & Plantain Poultices

Learn a range of first aid applications of medicinal plants from a clinical herbalist with additional training and experience using herbal medicine with conventional first aid in wilderness settings.

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

10th Annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit

A Decade of Pioneering Organics Management. Vermont has come a long way since 2006 – and the Vermont Organics Recycling Summit has helped lead the way: a statewide forum to think bold, learn, and network about transforming food waste and other organic materials into valuable products.

4/9/16 10:00am - 12:00pm

Pruning and Grafting Workshop at Champlain Orchards

We are pleased to announce that Michael, our Orchardist Extraordinaire, will be hosting a pruning and grafting workshop!

4/11/16 9:00am - 4/16/16 4:00pm

Yogurt Production

Short intensive and hands on courses offered by Vermont Tech's Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems

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

3rd Annual Made in Vermont Marketplace

Made in Vermont Marketplace is dedicated to showcasing the great variety of Vermont made products, from furniture, specialty foods, clothing, wines, and so much more.

4/18/16 9:00am - 4/22/16 4:00pm

VITICULTURE: VINEYARD OPERATIONS

Short intensive and hands on offered by Vermont Tech's Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems

4/20/16 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Battle of the Campus Chefs

UVM Dining's best chefs are teaming up with student clubs for a culinary competition focused on use of local food with the shared goal of alleviating hunger in our community. All proceeds from the 8th annual Battle of the Campus Chefs benefit the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf!

4/22/16 10:00am - 1:30pm

Workshop for Dairy Farmers: How to Find, Manage and Keep Your Employees

Diary Vision VT invites you to attend a free workshop for dairy farms on: finding good employees, retaining good employees and training versus experience.

4/23/16 8:00am - 12:00pm

Tractor Safety

Short intensive and hands on offered by Vermont Tech's Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems

4/25/16 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Land Access Workshop

Are you interested in leasing, purchasing, or reclaiming farmland in the near future?

4/27/16

NEW DATE: Rural Vermont Hosts Small Farm Advocacy Day at the Statehouse

The legislative session will be wrapping up in a few weeks, but it's not too late to stand up and speak out about the issues affecting your farm and your table! Join Rural Vermont for the final Small Farm Advocacy Day of the 2016 session and get briefed on the most current issues, learn some "tricks of the trade" for effective citizen advocacy, and take advantage of the opportunity to meet with your legislators. Farmer stipends available!

4/27/16 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Dish: Farming in the Time of Climate Change

Join a panel of local experts for a lively discussion on the challenges and rewards of growing food in a changing climate — now and into the future.

4/28/16 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Grow It! Workshop

This Vermont Community Garden Network workshop is presented in partnership with garden expert Charlie Nardozzzi. Learn strategies to boost your garden programs, share stories and ideas, and celebrate this growing movement.

4/28/16 5:00pm - 4/30/16 5:00pm

Slow Living Summit: Food & Ag Entrepreneurship

Presented by Strolling of the Heifers — How to Succeed in Business by Slowing Down: Join us in Brattleboro for the sixth annual Slow Living Summit, which is focused on entrepreneurship. Featuring in-depth explorations of key topics in food and agriculture entrepreneurship: business planning, funding sources, refining and pitching ideas, ownership structures, social impact, collaboration, food & ag business case studies and more. Who should come: farmers, entrepreneurs, students, funders, educators, consultants, concerned citizens.

4/29 - 5/1/16

2016 Vermont Retail & Grocers Convention & Expo

VRGA’s Convention & Expo, is a key marketing tool for today’s economy with excellent networking opportunities to increase your bottom line. This popular event includes exhibits, educational seminars, contests, and more!