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9/7/19 10:00am - 11:30am

Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Katherine Elmer

Come to Shelburne Farms to explore our campus with herbalist Katherine Elmer! Farm landscapes are capable of so much more than the first meets the eye: they produce nourishing foods, but also give us powerful plant-based medicines from weeds, cover crops, ornamental gardens, forests, and backyards.

9/12/19 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Garden Party with Kick 'Em Jenny & Hillcrest Nursery

Kick ‘Em Jenny teams up with Greensboro’s Hillcrest Nursery to offer music and hors d’oeuvres on our breathtaking patio or in the gallery on a summer afternoon.

9/13/19 6:00pm - 11/1/19 7:00pm

UVM VT Master Composter Course

100% Live Online-Topics Include: Soil and Decomposition Ecology, Biology of Composting, , Recipe Design, Disease Control, Site and Container Selection, VT Act 148, Managing the Compost Process, Troubleshooting, Educational Outreach, Worm Composting

9/17/19 3:00pm - 9/26/19 6:30pm

Exploring Practices & Policies for Improving Soil Health Series: Diversified Livestock Focus

Join Ashlyn & Abraham McClurg of Rebop Farm, a highly diversified, grass-based livestock farm in Brattleboro, as they share techniques they have used to improve the health of their soils and the productivity of their pastures.

9/17/19 4:00pm - 7:30pm

Power Forward! Strategic Growth Planning Course for food businesses with CWE VT

Are you a woman-owned food or product business? Already making revenue of at least $50K/year? Want to create jobs, generate increased revenue, or take on more contracts in the Burlington area? Apply TODAY for Power Forward, a 13-week course to gain knowledge, skills, resources, and networks to explore new markets and overcome barriers to growth in your business.

9/17/19 4:30pm - 8:30pm

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

13 Week Strategic Business Growth Planning Course

9/21/19 8:00am - 4:00pm

ACORN's Tour de Farms

The 12th Annual Tour de Farms will be Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Vergennes, VT. Mark your calendar! Register early to get the best rate.

9/21/19 8:30am - 4:00pm

Tour de Farms

Support ACORN by riding in this year's Tour de Farms. Choose between 30 and 10-mile routes through the rolling vistas of Vergennes, Ferrisburgh and Charlotte. Visit four to eight farms depending on distance. Sample food along the way.

9/21/19 10:00am - 4:00pm

Shelburne Farms' 41st Annual Harvest Festival

Join us for a full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions!

9/22/19 10:00am - 11:00am

Heirloom Orchard Stroll at Scott Farm

Join orchardist Zeke Goodband for an entertaining and informative behind-the-scenes stroll through the heirloom orchard. Learn about bee hotels and the history and ecology of the orchard.

9/26/19 3:00pm - 6:30pm

Exploring Practices & Policies for Improving Soil Health Series: Dairy Focus

Join Guy Choiniere of Choiniere Family Farm, a fourth generation, 100% grass-fed dairy farm in northwestern Vermont, as he shares lessons learned over the past 15 years about maximizing soil health while improving animal health and financial stability.

9/28/19 10:00am - 4:00pm

Management Intensive Grazing Class

Harvesting The Sun With Livestock

9/29/19 10:00am - 11:00am

Heirloom Orchard Stroll at Scott Farm

Join orchardist Zeke Goodband for an entertaining and informative behind-the-scenes stroll through the heirloom orchard. Learn about bee hotels and the history and ecology of the orchard.

9/29/19 11:00am - 1:00pm

Hands-on Pasta & Sauce Making Workshop with Chef Ted Fondulas at Scott Farm

Join award-winning chef Ted Fondulas in the Apple Barn at Scott Farm to make homemade pasta two ways, plus two delicious sauces!

9/30/19 8:00am - 11/22/19 5:00pm

The Real Cost of Food Online Course

The Real Cost of Food offers participants an opportunity to learn about the many social and environmental impacts associated with food production, distribution, consumption, and disposal. Participants will engage with an array of audio, video, and written media, participate in discussion forums, and engage in an online Q&A session with Vermont-based instructor Eric Garza via Zoom each week. This online class begins on Monday, September 30, and will run for 8 consecutive weeks.

9/30/19 10:00am - 1:00pm

Tangible Advantages of Managing Grazing for Soil Health: A Pasture Walk

Come see the progress that we're making in how well-managed grazing can recover soil health even on degraded land.

10/1/19 3:00pm - 6:30pm

Exploring Practices & Policies for Improving Soil Health Series: Mixed Vegetable & Cut Flower Focus

Join Spencer & Jennifer Blackwell of Elmer Farm, a certified organic mixed vegetable and flower farm in Middlebury, as they share techniques they have used to improve the health and fertility of their soils, along with the results of those efforts.