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9/6 - 7, 18

Sausage and Smoking

This training will cover the two primary methods of producing meat value-added products: sausage making and smoking.

9/8/18 10:00am - 11:30am

Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Kenzie McDonald

Back by popular demand, our Farm to Medicine Cabinet series returns to the Farm!

9/8/18 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Pine Island Community Farm Harvest Celebration

Join us at Pine Island Community Farm to learn how this innovative land conservation project is serving the local community in life-changing ways. Taste traditional food prepared by New Americans, learn about the farm’s riverside restoration and meet the farmers and gardeners that make up the Pine Island Farm community.

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

Pesticides & Herbicides: Farm Tour & Panel Discussion

Rural Vermont and The Farm Between partner to host an event exploring the use of pesticides and herbicides in Vermont. With pizza and snowcones!

9/15/18 10:00am - 4:00pm

40th Annual Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival

A full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions!

9/16/18 8:30am - 5:00pm

11th Annual Tour de Farms, Hosted by ACORN

For the first time ever, the Tour de Farms will be held in Vergennes! The 2018 Tour features a 30-mile route with 6 farm stops and a shorter, kid-friendly 10-mile route for those who prefer a more relaxed adventure. Over 30 local farms, food businesses and restaurants will be participating.

9/18/18 9:30am - 2:00pm

Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA) Fall Conference and Annual Meeting

We have decided to try a different format to our annual meeting. We are inviting all of our peers to join us for a discussion about the future direction of Vermont Dairy Industry Association. Are we fulfilling membership needs? Please bring any new ideas or suggestions. Should we revamp our approach to an annual meeting? We want to stimulate success into the 21st Century!

9/20/18 9:00am - 5:00pm

Soil Carbon Coalition Land Listener Workshop, Butterworks Farm

Curious about how to see a landscape as a whole system? Do you want to understand and track the impact of grazing and land management on soil health, watershed function, soil carbon, and public health? Join us at Butterworks Farm - a diversified, grass-based, organic dairy farm in Westfield, VT.

9/22/18

Management Intensive Grazing for the Diversified Farm

Turning solar power into a landscape of abundance; Regenerative Agriculture at its Best!

9/30/18 10:00am - 12:00pm

Introduction to Making Hard Cider at Scott Farm Orchard

Join Jason MacAurthur to learn the basics of hard cider making to make your own delicious elixir at home!

9/30/18 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Vital Signs: Tracking Soil Health

Restoration of soil health positively impacts water quality, improve nutrient density of foods, and can mitigate climate change; sequestering carbon and restoring land water cycles that can cool the planet. Learn about the soil health principles and simple ways to implement them in the backyard and beyond. We'll review an assortment of accessible tools that allow you to accurately track changes in your soil health and whole-systems landscape function.