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6/2 - 4, 16

Nourish Vermont: Traditional Foods and Health Gathering

Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and explore how embracing this lifestyle can contribute to one’s health, wellness and longevity.

6/2/16 9:00am

3SquaresVT Regional Conference and Training

Hunger Free Vermont invites you to attend the Spring 2016 3SquaresVT Conference in your Region. There will be four conferences in Burlington, Montpelier, Brattleboro and Rutland. The conference is appropriate for everyone, from someone brand new to the program who wants to learn more and learn how they can help anyone eligible access these important food benefits to seasoned professionals who assist with 3SquaresVT applications.

6/4/16 9:00am - 12:00pm

City Market Crop Mob with Pitchfork Farm

Join City Market for a volunteer work party at Pitchfork Farm in Burlington’s Intervale!

6/8/16 8:15am - 4:00pm

5th Annual Water Quality Conference

The 5th annual Water Quality Conference will highlight the tremendous opportunity for innovation in water quality management by showcasing a wide-range of efforts currently underway in Vermont to protect, restore and enhance clean water. The day's events will include four panels; related exhibitors; keynote speaker; and more!

6/9/16 8:30am - 4:30pm

VSFA Annual Education Forum & Meeting

This may just be the best VSFA meeting yet; one you will not want to miss! We have over 8 informative, educational and networking sessions planned for you.

6/11 - 12, 16

Champlain Valley Sweet Potato Slip Sale

Grow your own delicious and nutritious sweet potatoes! This benefit sale at Red Wagon Plants features full-rooted and ready to plant organic Orleans sweet potato slips. The sale is Saturday and Sunday and VCGN staff will be on hand Saturday to answer questions and give out free samples of sweet potato dishes. We'll have burlap sacks for sale, too! Call (802) 861-4769 for more info and bulk orders.

6/11/16 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Author and ‘Guerrilla’ Cheesemaker David Asher to Present “Fermented Dairy” at Sterling College

Do-it-yourself dairycrafting can often seem hard to follow, complicated, and confusing. Author and cheesemaker David Asher will demystify dairycraft and show interested people how to make basic fermented dairy products at a demonstration at Sterling College.

6/14 - 15, 16

5th Annual UVM Food Systems Summit: What Makes Food Good?

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.

6/15/16 5:30pm - 8:00pm

2016 Slow Money VT Entrepreneur Showcase

Vermont food entrepreneurs to present at Slow Money Vermont Entrepreneur Showcase event. Investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers will network to foster a shared vision for 21st Century Main Street investing to support a viable and sustainable agricultural economy in Vermont and the region. Special guest speaker: Robin Morris, Founder of the Mad River Food Hub.

6/21/16 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Artisan Baker Richard Miscovich to Present on the American Wood-Fired Food Scene at Sterling College

Residential and commercial wood-fired ovens have become wildly popular over the past twenty years, and cuisine fired by wood-generated heat is being served in backyards and high-end restaurants all over America. Author, teacher, and baker Richard Miscovich will be sharing his burning passions for both wood-fired cuisine and working with wood-fired ovens at Sterling College.

6/23/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

VBSR Networking Get-Together Hosted by Red Wagon Plants

VBSR members and friends are invited to join us for an evening networking and education at Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg! Join us as we “Get-Together” in full bloom to talk CSR, sustainability, and the importance community involvement and local agriculture. This event is open to the public and is free for VBSR members and state officials, $10 for nonmembers. Hors d’oeuvres provided by our gracious host with a cash bar by new VBSR members Stonecutter Spirits!

6/25/16 8:30am - 1:00pm

Vermont Breakfast on The Farm

The Vander Wey family of Nea-Tocht Farm will serve a delicious breakfast and offer self-guided walking tours of their dairy farm.

6/26/16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Jarrod Fowler to Lead a “Native Pollinators and Beneficial Insects” Walk at Sterling College

Beneficial insects contribute to natural pest suppression and could potentially save $4.5 billion annually in pesticide costs. Yet the contribution of insects that prey upon crop pests is largely overlooked. Pollinator and conservation biological control specialist, Jarrod Fowler of the Xerces Society will explain how to farm with beneficial insects at Sterling College.

6/28 - 29, 16

Reduce & Recover: Save Food for People

Registration is now open for an upcoming conference hosted by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts. This conference, entitled Reduce & Recover: Save Food for People, will take place Tuesday, June 28th and Wednesday, June 29th at Harvard Law School.

6/28/16 1:00pm - 4:00pm

2016 Grain Research Tour

Join NOFA-VT for our 2016 On-Farm Workshop Series!

6/28/16 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner at School Harvest Farm Featuring Dosa Kitchen

Work up an appetite by helping with farm chores before enjoying a food truck meal at School Harvest Farm, our two-acre teaching farm in Brattleboro.

6/28/16 5:30pm - 7:00pm

VERMONT FOOD INVESTORS NETWORK/MILK MONEY INVEST LOCAL SERIES: MONTPELIER

Learn how easy it is to become a small equity partner in local businesses. Vermont allows a new type of crowdfunding that puts your money to work locally. Investments as small as $250 are possible. No stock market. No money managers. No Kickstarter. This is directly investing in the local businesses you love. The Vermont Food Investors Network (VFIN) is a project of Slow Money Vermont. VFIN creates opportunities for individuals, businesses, and investors to network, invest money in local communities, and help build a more resilient and sustainable economy in the Vermont foodshed. Milk Money (www.milkmoneyvt.com) is Vermont's first portal for equity crowdfunding, allowing Vermonters to directly invest in Vermont companies.

6/28/16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Author and Orchardist Michael Phillips to Present "Holistic Orcharding" at Sterling College

Many people want to grow fruit on a small scale but lack the insight to be successful orchardists. A holistic grower knows that producing fruit is not about manipulating nature but, more importantly, fostering nature. Author and orchardist Michael Phillips will discuss orcharding in a holistic way that will let aspiring fruit growers’ interests blossom.

6/29/16 10:00am - 12:30pm

Farmers Market Displays and Sales Techniques: Danville

Join NOFA-VT for our 2016 On-Farm Workshop Series!