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1/10/14 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Organic Farmer's Business Course

Noted organic farmer Richard Wiswall will share advice on how to make your vegetable production more efficient, better manage your employees and finances, and turn a profit. During the course you will find your farm’s profit centers, learn about efficient farm planning and analysis, efficient farm office management, key financial statements, employee management, and financial tips for success. This one-day course will include three parts: lecture, group work sessions and demonstration.

1/12/14 9:00am - 4:30pm

NOFA-VT 9th Annual Direct Marketing Conference

NOFA-VT's 9th Annual Direct Marketing Conference Sunday, January 12, 2014 Vermont Law School South Royalton, VT

1/16/14 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Farm to School Awareness Day

Come support and hear about the great Farm to School work happening around Vermont. Student speakers, local food, and 2014 FTS grant recipients will be recognized and awarded.

1/16/14 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Food Labeling for Food Producers Workshop

Food Labeling for Food Producers State and federal food labeling requirements can be very confusing for food producers and processors. This seminar will help to clarify regulations for the food products most commonly sold by Vermont and NH food producers and processors. To Register:

1/17/14 9:00am - 1/18/14 5:00pm

18th Annual VT Grazing & Livestock Conference

Join more than 350 farmers and agricultural resource providers from six Northeast states at this perennial winter conference for a cross section of the region's livestock production.

1/21/14 9:00am - 4:00pm

2014 Crop, Soil & Dairy Meeting

Join us to learn about growing winter forages, corn and soybean diseases in the Northeast, reintroducing meadow fescue, getting the most from Nitrogen, recycling of agricultural plastics, improving soil health and maximizing homegrown feed in the ration, as well as receive updates from the 2013 cropping system.

1/24/14 5:00pm - 8:00pm

In Good Taste

Celebrating Local Culinary Delights, Regional Wines & Handcrafted Beers

1/27/14 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Local Food: Past, Present, and What's Next

Join Gary Nabhan (“Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land”) and Bill McKibben (“Oil and Honey”) as they share readings from their latest books, reflect on the history of the local food movement, and envision the future of sustainable agriculture.

1/28/14 8:00am - 4:30pm

Food Safety Class at VT Food Venture Center

Join us and get your ServSafe Certificate at the Food Venture Center!

1/28/14 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Public Lecture: Sustainably Growing Food in the Face of Climate Uncertainty

Sterling College and Galaxy Books host local food and seed conservation pioneer Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan for a public lecture.

1/29/14 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Vermont Buy Local Market; "Consumer Night" at the Vermont Farm Show

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, in conjunction with the Vermont Farm Show, is pleased to announce the third annual “Buy Local Market” which will be held during Consumer Night on January 29, 2014. The Buy Local Market will present consumers with an ideal opportunity to “taste, learn and buy Vermont agricultural products” from across our state in one convenient place.

1/29/14 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Food Diversity, Human Health, and Climate Change - Fletcher Allen Healthsource Series

Local food and seed-saving pioneer Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan will explore the links between food crop diversity and human health, in the context of how both may be affected by climate change.