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4/3/18 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Increasing Ecosystem Services and Climate Change Resilience in Agroecosystems of the Northeast - UVM

UVM research team is looking forward to presenting their ongoing work evaluating the benefits of aeration on hay fields and manure injection in corn fields at Shelburne Farms and a nearby dairy farm.

4/4/18 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Webinar: Workforce Development - Conversation with Jasper Hill Farm

A workforce development webinar and discussion with Monique Beaudry, HR manager at Jasper Hill Farm. Monique will talk about their system for recruitment both in Vermont and outside the state, for training employees in the skills needed (or finding workers who already have a particular skill set), and retaining those skilled employees.

4/4/18 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Farms, Land, People: Stories of the Intervale

Join us for an Intervale-themed storytelling event at the FlynnSpace on April 4th at 7:30.

4/5 - 7, 18

Diesel and Gas Engine Mechanics

Learn about Engines and Fix your Own!!

4/5/18 8:15am - 4:00pm

Vermont Organics Recycling Summit

The one day Summit at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center will feature a morning plenary with Keynote presentation from Nora Goldstein (Editor of BioCycle), a State of the State, and four concurrent workshops, morning and afternoon. This year’s Summit will highlight business success stories, the use of compost products for storm water management, research, and outreach models.

4/6/18 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Vermont Grange Film Explores a Deep-Rooted Agricultural Institution

Historic New England and the Vermont Folklife Center give Vermont’s agricultural heritage a starring role in a documentary film premiering in April 2018. "Rooted: Cultivating Community in the Vermont Grange" goes inside the Grange, the national farmers’ organization, to explore how it has worked to strengthen and preserve rural communities since 1867.

4/7 - 8, 18

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.

4/8/18 11:00am - 3:00pm

Flavors of the Valley

Eat. Meet. Buy.

4/9 - 13, 18

Meat Cutting: Butchering Basics

This training will cover all of the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts.

4/11/18 7:30am - 5:00pm

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture & University of Vermont Extension will host a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training on April 11, 2018 from 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM at Springfield College in St. Johnsbury, VT. This training satisfies the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement for covered farms that "at least one supervisor or responsible party" completes "food safety training … recognized as adequate” by FDA (21 C.F.R. §112.22(c)). Registration is being offered at a reduced cost at $20 per person (a $95 value!) with 25 spaces available. Learn more: http://agriculture.vermont.gov/produceprogram

4/14/18 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Butter, Yogurt and Cheese Making Class

Learn how to make delicious soft cheese, yogurt and butter in your own kitchen!

4/14/18 8:00pm - 11:00pm

An Evening of Comedy with Robyn Schall

Robyn’s blend of stand-up, sketch and improv will make this an event not to miss. BYOB and laugh ‘til the cows come home! This special night of comedy is a fundraiser for Strolling of the Heifers’ Farm-To-Table Apprenticeship Program. Tickets are priced from $20-$40 and are available at https://www.strollingoftheheifers.com/robyn-schall.

4/17/18 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Farm as a Classroom

A free workshop on farm-based education, agritourism, and networking followed by a light dinner.

4/21/18 11:00am - 3:00pm

Home Improvement and Garden Expo

Strolling of the Heifers Presents The Home Improvement and Garden Expo It's time to start planning your home & garden projects for the season! Come to the Expo to meet contractors, painters, landscapers, and purveyors of home & garden products. Free & Open to the Public

4/24/18 9:00am - 12:00pm

Business Forum: Supporting Vermont's Food Web

The Northern Vermont Regional WEB (Workforce-Education-Business Food System Partnership) is hosting a business support forum on April 24th, 2017 from 9am to 12pm at Green Mountain Technology and Career Center’s Community Education Center.

4/24/18 5:00pm - 7/2/18 5:00pm

Open Farm Week: Farm Registration

Farmers: Open Farm Week is a great way to engage with customers and your community. At this point, we want to make sure that you have the week on your calendars so you can start planning. Remember, you can choose any day during the week to host an event, or have events on multiple days. Registration for farm participation is open now on the new DigInVT.com and will run until July 2nd - note that the deadline to request scholarships and TA is May 15th.

4/25/18 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Get Cultured!

Join us for a special Vermont Restaurant Week Food Writing and Sensory Evaluation class led by Vermont Creamery and local food writer, Hannah Palmer Egan. Hannah is a Seven Days food and drink writer whose work has been nominated for a James Beard Journalism Award.

4/26/18 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Dish: What the Hemp?

Join us for a special Vermont Restaurant Week edition of The Dish with Seven Days and the Intervale Cetner with support from ArtsRiot. The Dish is a quarterly panel discussions that dives into hot food issues with the help of local experts.