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2/2/18 8:30am - 2/3/18 5:30pm

The Market Gardener 2.0

In this seminar Jean Martin will show you the many tools to his success including both physical techniques and management practices that enliven his agro-ecological approach to market gardening. We welcome a small number of attendees back for a half day on Saturday for an intimate, in-depth round-table focused on finding your niche markets, maximizing profits and budgeting for success.


Brewery Day

Learn how to navigate state regulations and improve the environmental sustainability of your brewery.

2/9/18 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Jr Iron Chef Fundraiser Dinner

Join us at Guild Tavern for our second annual fundraiser dinner prepared by four of Burlington's most celebrated chefs — all to benefit Jr Iron Chef VT. Chef Cara Chigazola-Tobin of Honey Road; Chef Doug Paine of Bleu Northeast Seafood, Juniper, and Hotel Vermont; Chef Phillip Clayton of the Farmhouse Group; and Chef Frank Pace of The Great Northern are collaborating to craft a menu highlighting one of Vermont’s best assets: our local food!


Sustainable Dairy Products: Northeast Summit

Earn more green by being green

2/20 - 21, 18

Integrated Pest Management Certificate

Do you face persistent challenges in your greenhouse with powdery mildew? Thrips? Aphids? Root pathogens? Are you interested in using biological control but unsure how to integrate materials into your existing routine? Are you already using biologicals but unsure how to measure their effectiveness?

2/21/18 12:00am - 11:30pm

Water Quality & Dairy Improvement Grant application deadline

The Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, a program of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board, has grant funds available for on-farm capital improvement projects. Eligible farmers can apply for Water Quality Grants or Dairy Improvement Grants, both of which allow up to $40,000 in funding.

2/21/18 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Healthy Food Policy Project Webinar-Advancing Equity through Food Policy: Prince George's County, MD

Join the first webinar in a series to learn hear how Prince George’s County, MD is advancing equity through food policy.


The Dish: Apples, Getting to the Core

City Market and the Intervale Center have teamed up to create an exploratory series called The Dish. With support from ArtsRiot, we host quarterly panel discussions that dive into hot food issues with the help of local experts. Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30pm – 7:00pm ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St Doors open at 5:00pm. Cash bar.

2/24 - 25, 18

Basic Welding

At the end of this training you will have the skills to fix equipment around the farm, house or business.

2/26/18 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Writing a Produce Safety Plan for your Fruit & Vegetable Farm

Join UVM Extension staff member and Vermont CAPS coordinator, Hans Estrin, for a conversation on how to build a produce safety plan that works for your farm's scale and budget.

2/28/18 8:00am - 4:30pm

ServSafe Manager's Food Safety Course

Successful participants who pass the exam at the end of the day receive a ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute.

2/28/18 9:00am - 12:00pm

Engaging Visitors on Farms: Tours, Camps & On-farm Events

Wednesday February 28th, from 9-noon, ACORN hosts an intimate meet-up for farmers on agricultural tourism showcasing best practices for safely engaging with visitors. Speakers include Nichole Burke our host at Golden Well Farm and Apiaries, Vera Simon-Nobes of Shelburne Farms, and Helen Laban of Vermont Fresh Network. Be prepared to share your insights, accomplishments and challenges through peer to peer sharing.

2/28/18 9:30am - 12:00pm

USDA State Technical Committee Meeting

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Technical Committee will hold a meeting to provide an update on conservation programs in Vermont. Hosted by acting NRCS State Conservationist Chad Cherefko

2/28/18 6:00pm - 8:00pm

10th Annual Taste of the Kingdom

Join Green Mountain Farm-to-School for a celebration of local food and drink at Jay Peak Resort! The night will feature a silent auction, raffle, live music, seasonally inspired small plates, local beer, spirits, and cider!