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3/19/19 8:00am - 5:45pm

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

UVM Extension in partnership with the VT Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets is hosting a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course in Middlebury on March 19, 2019.

3/23/19 9:00am - 12:00pm

Pruning & Grafting Workshop for Backyard Fruit Growers

Join Scott Farm's Orchardist Zeke Goodband for our annual Pruning & Grafting Workshop for Backyard Fruit Growers.

3/23/19 10:00am - 2:00pm

Red Wagon Plants Pre-Season Open House

Come visit the warm and plant filled greenhouses while winter lingers and mud season settles. We will have lovely herbs and pansies and houseplants and succulents for you to take home. Some of our seeds will be out, you can visit the new classroom space and see the improvements we have made to our retail greenhouses. We will be having our one day only promotion on gift cards (an extra 10% added to cards over $100 in value) and we will help you sign up for workshops and events. Lots is planned for 2019, and we are eager to share it all with you. Red Wagon owner, Julie Rubaud, will take you on a tour of the greenhouses at noon. Free!

3/23/19 10:00am - 2:00pm

Vodka & Pancakes

Sample newly distilled maple vodka during Open Sugarhouse Weekend!

3/25/19 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: White River Junction

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

3/27/19 9:00am - 11:30am

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Barre

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

3/27/19 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Food Connects Local Food Trade Show

Join us for our annual Local Food Trade Show! Buyers working in schools, hospitals, retail, restaurants, and other institutions will have the opportunity to sample local products, meet regional food producers, and learn how easy it is to access the bounty of the area. We hope to see you there!

3/28/19 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Use it Up! Save Money, Time, and the Environment by Reducing Food Waste

Want to prepare healthy meals, reduce food waste and save time and money? Just by making small changes in your cooking habits, you can do all these things and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.

3/29/19 10:00am - 12:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: St. Johnsbury

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

3/30/19 10:00am - 11:30am

Next Level Seminar: Master the Unusual Vegetables

Have you been stumped by artichokes, cardoons, celery, celeriac, cauliflower, leeks, onions? In this workshop, Red Wagon owner, Julie Rubaud, will take you through the steps you need to successfully grow these slightly tricky crops so that you can expand your gardening knowledge and repertoire. We will go over planting, mulching, soil and water needs, row covers, spacing, and specific tips and tricks so that you can try something new this year, and ensure a good rate of success.

3/30/19 11:00am - 2:00pm

Faces of Dairy: Conversations with Vermont Farmers

Rural Vermont Presents: Faces of Dairy: Conversations with Vermont Farmers Saturday, March 30th from 11am-2pm at the Dairy Center, Enosburg Falls Moderated by renowned Agronomist Heather Darby Free & open to the public

4/2/19

Power Forward! Strategic Growth Planning Course - Center for Women & Enterprise

13 Week Strategic Growth Planning Course for Food and Product Businesses!

4/2/19 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Middlebury

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/3/19 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Brattleboro

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/5/19 10:00am - 12:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Rutland

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/6/19 9:30am - 4/7/19 2:00pm

Wild Roots Farm Spring Homestead Weekend

Join us the first weekend in April for a Scion Swap, Dutch Oven Potluck and Homesteading Demos.

4/7/19 11:00am - 3:00pm

Flavors of the Valley

Taste the local flavor at Flavors of the Valley! Enjoy fresh produce, artisan bread, award-winning cheeses, hand-crafted sweets, and more from 50 vendors. http://vitalcommunities.org/flavors

4/7/19 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Butter, Yogurt and Cheese Making Class

Creating Value Added Dairy Products for the Home

4/9/19 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Bennington

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/11/19 8:15am - 4:00pm

Vermont Organics Recycling Summit

This one-day Summit at Vermont Technical College in Randolph will feature a morning plenary with Frank Franciosi (US Composting Council) as Keynote speaker, a State of the State by Josh Kelly, ANR/DEC’s Materials Management Section Chief, four concurrent morning and afternoon workshops, and a special side event on Community Composting BMPs. This year’s Summit includes sessions on the use of compost products for storm water management, organics hauling, research, climate change, and outreach models to help communities and residents meet the State’s organics diversion, food rescue, and food scrap recycling goals.

4/11/19 9:00am - 11:30am

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: St. Albans

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/12/19 8:00am - 8:30pm

Red Wagon Plants Opening Day and Annual Cocktail Party

Come see some of the exciting changes we have made and get to know the plants that are ready for you to take home. We will close out the day with our annual cocktail party co-hosted with Caledonia Spirits. Food and additional beverages will be provided by Farmers and Foragers. This is a great evening full of friends, old and new, enjoying plants, greenhouses and each other. All of our greenhouses will be open and you can wander through and embrace that spring is indeed here.

4/14/19 12:30pm - 5:00pm

The Family Cow

Harvesting your own milk and drinking it too!

4/18/19 9:00am - 11:30am

Hunger Free Vermont's 3SquaresVT Basic Training: Burlington

3SquaresVT, our nation's first response to hunger, helps an average of 74,000 Vermonters a month put food on their table every day, and many more are eligible. This free training will offer an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT eligibility, deductions, benefits and the application process, learn about recent and upcoming policy changes, enhance outreach skills, and share experiences and best practices with colleagues from your region.

4/27/19

Day in the Dirt

Join hundreds of volunteers to lend a hand in a shared garden at a school, neighborhood, housing facility, hospital, workplace, library or childcare center – working together to build a happier, healthier Vermont!

5/3/19 7:30am - 4:00pm

2019 Hunger Action Conference

Healing the Past for a Healthy Future: Join the Vermont Foodbank for our keynote speaker Dr. Ken Epstein and workshops covering topics such as poverty and hunger, food systems, health, best practices and more!

5/5/19

Management Intensive Grazing for the Diversified Farm

Harvesting the Sun with Livestock

5/6 - 10/3/19

Community Teaching Garden

Join us for a unique garden education program that teaches adults how to grow their own food in a fun, supportive, and cooperative learning environment through weekly lessons and hands-on garden work. Learn to plant, cultivate, harvest and preserve produce and take home as many fresh vegetables as you can grow. Choose a morning or evening class!

5/20 - 6/7/19

Breakthrough Leaders for Sustainable Food Systems Professional Certificate

"Highly relevant to professionals as well as nonprofessionals. You somehow managed to change my perspective on leadership, the food system, and activism, all in one course." - Sylvia G., 2018