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9/1/16 3:00pm - 9/5/16 3:00pm

Origins of Food - Vermont Summer Food Tour: Food Justice & Agroecology

During this five-day tour, you will be introduced to the concepts of food justice and agroecology by exploring food systems around Vermont's Champlain Valley.

9/3/16 10:00am - 11:30am

Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Emma Merritt

Our farm landscapes are not only capable of producing nourishing foods but also powerful plant-based medicines from weeds, cover crops, ornamental gardens, forests, and backyards. This “weed walk” will introduce participants to medicinal plants commonly found on different parts of the Vermont farm landscape.

9/8/16 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Organic Dairy: Infrastructure and Pasture Management

Join NOFA-VT for the 2016 On-Farm Workshops Series!

9/9/16 11:00am - 9/10/16 3:00pm

Slow Money New England Regional Gathering

See innovative local food entrepreneurs from across New England present their businesses. Hear Chris Bailey, CEO of Vermont Smoke & Cure, talk about how they raised capital while maintaining brand integrity, and Jolinda LaClair, Deputy Secretary—Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets on the "special sauce" of the Vermont food system and the Farm to Plate Network. Learn through in-depth sessions focused on Investing for the World We Want; Raising the Right Capital at the Right Time (for entrepreneurs); and Optimizing Collaboration among Food Systems Leaders & Catalysts. Network with entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers interested in building a sustainable local and regional food system.

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

Baking with Local Grains

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

9/12/16 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Bennington - Ramuntos Pizza Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/13/16 8:30am - 12:30pm

Free Environmental Compliance Workshops for Vermont Food & Beverage Processors and Manufacturers

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Environmental Assistance Office is hosting the “Food for Thought” workshop to accommodate the need for the growing food and beverage industry to access information on environmental compliance in a one-stop shop setting. Experts will be available on-hand to directly answer questions. The workshops are offered at no cost to participants.

9/13/16 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Post-Harvest Process: Wash Station Design

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

9/13/16 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Barre - Soup n' Greens Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/14/16 1:45pm - 3:45pm

Sun to Cheese Tour

Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out!

9/15/16 8:30am - 12:30pm

Free Environmental Compliance Workshops for Vermont Food & Beverage Processors and Manufacturers

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Environmental Assistance Office is hosting the “Food for Thought” workshop to accommodate the need for the growing food and beverage industry to access information on environmental compliance in a one-stop shop setting. Experts will be available on-hand to directly answer questions. The workshops are offered at no cost to participants.

9/15/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Meadowdale Farm

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

9/18/16

Champlain Orchards Pickin' Party No. 1

Pickin' apples and pickin' instruments! Live music and pick-your-own at the orchard

9/18/16 8:30am - 5:30pm

9th Annual Tour de Farms Returns to Bristol, Vermont

New this year: family-friendly route, farm bus, concierge farm van and after party

9/19/16 9:00am - 4:00pm

BLUEBERRY PRUNING & SOIL AMENITIES

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

9/20/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Fable Farm Collective

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

9/21/16 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Getting it There: The Role of New England Food Distributors in Providing Local Food to Institutions

Join Farm to Institution New England for a free webinar on Wed, Sept. 21st from 1 to 2 pm ET. Nessa Richman from FINE's metrics project will talk about the role of food distributors in providing local food to New England schools, colleges, hospitals and other institutions. The webinar will focus on a new research report based on responses from more than 60 New England food distributors. Register today! http://bit.ly/2bcYOCW

9/21/16 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Learning Journey to Massachusetts' Farms

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

9/21/16 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Rutland - Little Harry's Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/22/16 6:15pm - 10/13/16 9:00pm

Vermont Master Composter Course

LEARN BASICS OF COMPOSTING THROUGH VERMONT MASTER COMPOSTER COURSE

9/24/16

Cannabis and Cancer Workshop with Dr Jody E Noé MS, ND

In this class we will look at Cannabis as a palliative treatment for side effects as well as a primary treatment for cancer.

9/24/16 10:00am - 9/25/16 5:00pm

Vermont Forest Festival at Billings Farm & Museum

SEPTEMBER 24-25, 2016 • BILLINGS FARM & VERMONT'S NATIONAL PARK • WOODSTOCK, VT • 10AM TO 5PM • CELEBRATING VERMONT'S WOODWORKING ARTISAN HERITAGE WITH FARM, FOREST, FURNITURE & FINE WOODWORKING. Meet Vermont wood artisans while shopping for furniture and wood products at the Billings Farm & Museum. Explore one of the finest operating dairy farms in America and a museum of Vermont’s rural past – your gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage. Billings Farm features many aspects of farm work, including care of the Jersey cows and other livestock, milking of the herd, crop rotation, and feed production.

9/25/16

Champlain Orchards Pickin' Party: Round II

Pickin' apples and pickin' instruments! Live music and pick-your-own at the orchard

9/25/16 12:00pm - 4:00pm

City Market's 14th Annual Co-op Food Fest

Meet over four dozen local producers and sample their delicious products at City Market's 14th annual Co-op Food Fest! Door prizes, face painting, and live music provide a fun atmosphere for meeting your local farmers and producers and learning where your food comes from.

9/25/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

St. Albans - Twiggs' Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/26/16 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Springfield - Sheri's Place Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/27/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

South Burlington - Lakeview House Restaurant Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/28/16 5:00pm - 7:00pm

St. Johnsbury - Kingdom Taproom Healthy Kids Meals Event

American Heart Association and 7 Vermont Restaurants to Offer Free Healthy Kids Meals!

9/28/16 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Food As Medicine: Ride the Wave of Fall Change, Build Immunity, and Thrive all Winter

During this nourishing, hands-on class, we will learn about the flavors of fall and which foods can support this profound seasonal transition.

9/28/16 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Solution is in the Soil – A Talk with Dan Kittredge

Do you want to grow more nutritious and delicious food? Are you looking to increase yields and grow pest free crops? Join us for a conversation with lifelong organic farmer Dan Kittredge, founder of the Bionutrient Food Association, who will help connect the dots between soil health, plant health, and human health. This FREE workshop is for gardeners, farmers, homesteaders, and others to learn how to mobilize your soil biology to improve plant and crop health.