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10/21/20 9:30am - 3:30pm

USDA State Technical Committee Meeting

USDA State Technical Committee meeting on October 21 from 9:30 to 3:30, to be hosted on Microsoft Teams, will discuss federal conservation Farm Bill funding, priorities, and updates on urban conservation and new farmer outreach.

10/30/20 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Webinar: The Farm and Energy Initiative, a New Law and Policy Resource

Whether you’re a farmer, researcher, or policymaker, the Farm and Energy Initiative (FEI) includes tools you can use to promote sustainable energy use in agriculture. Join FEI director Genevieve Byrne in this free webinar to learn all about it.

11/2/20 5:30pm - 8:30pm

10-Week Biz Planning Course For Food & Ag

Do you have a farm or food business in its infancy? Have you always wanted to start a food business? Has COVID interrupted your existing business and you are pivoting? If so, The Center for Women & Enterprise in partnership with The Center for an Agricultural Economy has a course for you: 10-Week Business Planning Course. This course is intended for new food-related businesses across the state of Vermont!

11/5/20 12:00pm - 11/6/20 2:00pm

UVM Extension Master Gardener State Conference - Gardening for Resilience

UVM Extension Master Gardener State Conference - Gardening for Resilience Feeding our Soil, Seeds, Habitats, and Communities In this challenging year, Vermont needs resilient gardeners more than ever. Resilient gardeners are empowered people who grow food, create beautiful and therapeutic places, and support resilient ecosystems. Resilient gardeners are vital to the web of interdependence that helps sustain the Vermont way of life. Not everyone can be a farmer or an environmental scientist, but anyone can become a resilient gardener!!

11/12 - 13, 20

10th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering

Save the date for the 10th Annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering!

11/16/20 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ag Literacy Week 2020: Exploring Abenaki Foodways Cooking Class

Roll up your sleeves and gather in the kitchen for this virtual instructional cooking class taught by Missisquoi Abenaki chef Jessee Lawyer.

11/17/20 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ag Literacy Week 2020: #MilkwithDignity: Advancing the Human Rights of Farmworkers

The Milk with Dignity Program, created by Migrant Justice, brings together farmworkers, consumers, farmer owners and corporate buyers with the principal goal of fostering a sustainable Northeast dairy industry that advances the human rights of farmworkers, supports the long-term interests of farm owners, and provides an ethical supply chain for retail food companies and consumers.

11/18/20 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ag Literacy Week 2020: Building Soil Health Resilience

Farms that build soil, sequester carbon and grow nutritious foods for their communities are webs of life.

11/19/20 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Indigenous & Tribal Perspectives on Agritourism

This conversation seeks to broaden understanding of indigenous-led agritourism initiatives with a focus on the unity of human and ecological communities.

11/19/20 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Ag Literacy Week 2020: Gender, Agriculture, and Food Access

In this workshop, students will share the results of an oral history project, interviewing farmers, gardeners, consumers, and advocates who work in a variety of local food access programs.

8/31 - 9/2/21

International Workshop on Agritourism

Originally scheduled for October, 2020, the IWA has been postponed to August 31-September 2, 2021 to allow the global constituency to travel freely to the conference.