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7/6/17 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Whiting Farmers' Market

Weekly farmers' market - conveniently located on Route 30 in the village of Whiting.

7/6/17 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Summervale with Swale

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! A percentage of proceeds benefit the Intervale Center’s work.

7/8/17 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Knoll Farm Kebab Night

Join us for a beautiful, abundant, and delicious feast of the field with Middle Eastern flavors. We will be grilling our own spiced lamb kebabs over a woodfire and serving them up with many vegetarian complements from the gardens inspired by the cuisines that understand lamb best. We will be serving outside in the gardens weather permitting. If it’s rainy, we will eat inside the beautiful event barn. The menu will include lamb kebab, handmade breads, chutneys, hummus, roasted veggies, fresh berry pies and more. BYOB. https://www.knollfarm.org/events/kebab-night/

7/10/17 8:00am - 7/14/17 5:00pm

Artisan Breadmaking & Heritage Grains with Richard Miscovich

They say man does not live by bread alone, but if the bread is good enough, one could certainly try. Author, teacher, and baker Richard Miscovich will be sharing his burning passions for both artisan breadmaking and heritage grains at the School of the New American Farmstead.

7/10/17 8:30am - 7/14/17 4:30pm

Market Gardening Master Class: Bio-Intensive Crop Production

Learn the key features and elements that make up a successful market gardening operation—farm set-up, bio-intensive practices, management strategies for farming without tractors, and planning off fields—from acclaimed Market Gardener Jean-Martin Fortier and tour his unique and profitable farm projects located in the nearby province of Québec.

7/13/17 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Summervale with a.m. rejoice

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! A percentage of proceeds benefit the Intervale Center’s work.

7/16/17 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

The 9th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival will be held at Shelburne Farms on July 16 from 10- 4 PM. With 40 cheesemakers and 95 Vermont artisan food producers, wine, cider, beer and spirits producers, this is Vermont's premier summer food festival and a "Top 10 Summer Event in Vermont."

7/17/17 8:30am - 7/21/17 4:30pm

Farmstead Toolmaking

Connect to the environment through making. Learn smithing and carving to sustainably build tools that every new American farmstead needs using commonly available materials. Cultivate making confidence in this five-day intensive course, designed to inspire and support further study of blacksmithing and green woodworking.

7/19/17 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Organic Pest Control: Leek Moth

Leek moth is a relatively new invasive pest currently expanding its range through Vermont. Endemic to Europe, this invasive moth can inflict significant damage to a diversity of allium crops including onions, leeks and garlic. Join Scott Lewins and Victor Izzo of UVM Plant & Soil Science Department on a tour of Catamount Farm, looking at their field trials of different onion crop varieties & use of entomopathogenic nematodes; they will also discuss their state wide monitoring program.

7/19/17 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Pizza Social with Vermont Young Farmers Coalition at Long Winter Farm

Join NOFA-VT and the Vermont Young Farmers Coalition for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Long Winter Farm! Come and enjoy dinner baked in NOFA-VT's wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a farm tour.

7/20/17 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Summervale with Hot Pickin' Party and Doug Perkins

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! A percentage of proceeds benefit the Intervale Center’s work.

7/22/17 8:00am - 7/23/17 4:00pm

Agricultural Distilling Course

Distillation is an agricultural art, and it is our mission to put this traditional skill back into the hands of small farmers and homesteaders where it belongs. That's why we're offering a two-day course this summer focusing on all aspects of farm-based distilling from seeds to spirits. Led by Kempton Randolph, founder, farmer and head distiller at Hooker Mountain Farm, this class will familiarize students with growing grains and fruits, basic spirits distillation from mashing to operating a still to product formulation, essential oil distillation, as well as how distillation functions as an integral part of the small farm or homestead agri-system.

7/22/17 8:30am - 1:00pm

2017 Breakfast on the Farm - Blue Spruce Farm

Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm comes to Blue Spruce Farm Saturday July 22nd in Bridport. This free, public event includes a Vermont-style pancake breakfast featuring local products, self-guided tours of the farm including 15 educational stations, and a peek into the life and business of dairy farming in Vermont. Media are invited to see first-hand how the farm cares for their cows, their community, employees and the environment. And, even get the chance to see a calf being born!

7/24/17 8:30am - 8/4/17 4:30pm

Small Batch Brewing

Learn the art and science of brewing from acclaimed brewmasters and get insider access to some of the most exciting craft breweries in the country. Fundamental microbiological concepts, critical safety and legal considerations, and key brewery-focused business development and marketing lessons will be taught. Theory will be balanced with hands-on practice as we apply new knowledge to produce a small-batch beer from scratch using products from the Vermont landscape.

7/26/17 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Farm Smarter Not Harder- Production Efficiency for Onion & Potato Crops

Learn about the work that NOFA-VT is doing on cost of production for vegetable growers. We'll tour Hurricane Flats with consultant Mimi Arnstein and have a discussion sharing ideas on how to optimize production of these crops efficiently and what factors have the biggest impact on your return on investment. We will also discuss step by step methods for determining cost of production for any crop, allowing growers to focus on their most lucrative crops and make improvements to increase profitability.

7/26/17 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Pizza Social at Stone Hollow Farm

Join NOFA-VT for farm-fresh pizza and a celebration of Stone Hollow Farm! Come and enjoy dinner baked in NOFA-VT's wood-fired pizza oven, followed by a farm tour.

7/27/17 5:30pm - 7/28/17 8:00am

Summervale with Jeremiah McLane Trio/ Young Traditions Showcase

Summervale is the Intervale Center’s celebration of farms, local food, family, and friends! A percentage of proceeds benefit the Intervale Center’s work.

7/29 - 30, 17

Welding 102- Beyond Basics

Welding 102 - Beyond the Basics: An intensive, two-day, hands-on workshop that will further explore MIG, Stick, and Oxy-fuel welding

7/29/17 11:00am - 7/30/17 4:00pm

Annual Mad River Valley Blueberry Festival at Hartshorn Farm

Join us in celebrating organic blueberries at Hartshorn Organic Farm in Waitsfield Saturday and Sunday, 7/29 & 7/30 from 11-4. Eat, pick, listen to live music, bounce in the bounce house (adults too), shop, connect with friends old and new. Family friendly, fun for all ages, free admission.

7/31/17 8:30am - 8/4/17 4:30pm

Wholesome Pastry: Whole Grain Pies, Tarts, and Treats

Wholesome pastry? Why, yes! Practice baking savory and sweet pies, tarts, and other pastries incorporating a healthy dose of whole grain and fresh-milled flours to make more nourishing treats. Learn to satisfy both family members who are skeptical about sneaking something healthful into their dessert and customers who avoid highly-processed flours. Bakers will also learn how to source sustainably produced grains.

7/31/17 10:00am - 2:00pm

Organic Dairy Transition- Developing a Grazing System

In this workshop, we will tour the pastures of Molly Brook Farm, a transitioning dairy, with grazing consultant Sarah Flack and UVM Agronomist Dr. Heather Darby; discussing the organic transition process and challenges that have arisen and how they developed a grazing system through new seeding of corn fields.