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5/5/20 1:00am - 2:30am

Backyard Composting Basics

Learn how to compost in your back yard!

5/6/20 10:00am - 11:30am

Food Waste and the Circular Economy – Experience from Denmark

The webinar will provide an overview of the multi-faceted policy framework that has been put in place over the last 20 years to allow for continued growth of the agriculture sector with a decreasing environmental footprint.

5/6/20 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Safely Selling Local Food at Farm Stands and CSAs during COVID-19

Join us for a discussion about COVID-19 best practices for farmstands and CSA models. We’ll give an update on the latest guidelines – whatever they are on May 6.

5/6/20 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Small Scale Composting: Helping People and Communities Make Positive Change in the Age of Covid-19

Join us to get a deeper understanding of the value that local organics management has for home owners and communities, and how it can be done safely.

5/6/20 5:30pm - 10/14/20 7:30am

Community Teaching Garden Course

6 month long, hands-on gardening course in organic vegetable gardening, culinary & medicinal herbs, cutting flowers, herbalism & food preservation.

5/7/20 10:00am - 11:30am

How to grow your own food at home: a primer from raised beds to lawn conversion

Are you interested in starting a Victory Garden? Join Mark Krawczyk to learn how to convert lawn to garden, nourish existing garden beds, establish raised beds, and plant in containers.

5/7/20 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Compost Literacy Book Discussion: Cows Save the Planet

Join us for an online book discussion! In Cows Save the Planet, Judith D. Schwartz looks at soil as a crucible for many of our overlapping environmental, economic, and social crises. and challenges conventional thinking about global warming by highlighting the need for disturbance and moderate grazing for a grassland to be healthy.

5/8/20 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Compost as a Climate Solution

Join us for a discussion on how compost improves soil health, increases rainfall infiltration, boosts drought resilience, and sequesters carbon with Karl Thidemann, Co-founder and Co-director of Soil4Climate.

5/8/20 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Composting for Your Garden in the Time of COVID-19

Composting food wastes makes our food system cyclical. Compost is a bio-inoculant and fertilizer that improves our garden soil, keeps valuable carbon and nutrients out of the landfill, and saves us money. But what are some innovative ways for gardeners to make compost? What does compost do for plants and our soils? And why is it important to close the food cycle loop?

5/13/20 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Vermont Specialty Food Association May Webinar Wednesday Series

Save the Date for a 3 part webinar series on how to maximize your online presence. This series will focus on certain aspects of E-Commerce for companies looking to expand, leverage, and grow their current E-Commerce business. a. May 13th: Optimizing your E-Commerce Strategy b. May 20th: Selling on Amazon c. May 27th: Digital Communication with Your Consumers

5/16/20 9:00am - 5/17/20 5:00pm

Organic Beekeeping for Beginners

Whether you are looking to use fewer chemicals, or are committed to keeping bees organically, this course is for you.

5/19/20 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Webinar: Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty and Change – Building Resilience

This is part 1 of a 5-part leadership development webinar seminar series, presented by VBSR and Hickok & Boardman, designed to assist leaders at all levels of Vermont businesses and organizations.

5/20/20 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Virtual Farm & Food Events Webinar

Come learn from farmers, food producers and professionals working in regional agritourism on how they're creating virtual experiences that keep their customer relationships strong, even while groups are unable to come to their property.

5/20/20 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Selling on Amazon Free Webinar by Vermont Specialty Food Association

Save the Dates in May: Webinar Wednesday Save the Date for a webinar series on how to maximize your online presence. This series will focus on certain aspects of E-Commerce for companies looking to expand, leverage, and grow their current E-Commerce business. b. May 20th: Selling on Amazon c. May 27th: Digital Communication with Your Consumers

5/21/20 2:00pm - 3:00pm

VBSR Webinar: Recruiting and Hiring During COVID-19

Register for this webinar at: https://vbsr.org/event/vbsr-webinar-recruiting-and-hiring-during-covid-19/

5/22/20 1:00pm - 2:00pm

VBSR Webinar: Power in Partnerships

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Encore Renewable Energy, Union Mutual, Farrell Distributing, and Aqua ViTea, who will share stories of partnerships that are strengthening our communities. We hope to inspire fellow Vermont businesses and organizations to consider “outside the box” thinking in terms of partnerships that serve the community, the environment and/or support employees.

5/27/20 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Digital Communication with Your Consumers: How-To for Business Growth Free Webinar

KW Content will show you the exact steps they’ve taken to grow one brand's Q1 ecommerce revenues by 40% YOY, and another's average order value by 30%. This session will cover the basics, best practices, big picture, and priority order of actions to help you move forward with purpose and clarity.

5/28/20 8:30am - 10:00am

Discussion with Clean Yield Asset Management - from Farming to Finance to Financing to Farming

Join the Vermont Women's Investors Network for a discussion with Karin Chamberlain of Clean Yield Asset Management - from Farming to Finance to Financing Farming! This Thursday, May 28 from 8:30am - 10am via Zoom. Free and open to women, trans and gender non-conforming investors and those interested in learning more about investing with your values.

5/28/20 11:00am - 12:00pm

VBSR Webinar: Same Storm, Different Boats: COVID-19's Outsized Impact on Marginalized Communities

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Change The Story VT, and Equity Solutions for a discussion on the equity issues associated with COVID-19.