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1/8/21 6:00pm - 5/21/21 7:00pm

UVM Extension Master Gardener Course

Learn to create a healthy, sustainable home landscape & grow your own food! Become a volunteer and teach others environmentally friendly, research-based practices. Course offered online, statewide, non-credit.

1/20/21 3:00pm - 5/12/21 4:30pm

Farm to School Professional Development Series

New virtual professional development series for Vermont K-12 teachers implementing food systems, nutrition education, and hands-on learning opportunities into their curriculum. Topics include food justice, trauma informed practices, student engagement, school gardening and cooking.

1/23/21 9:00am - 3/21/21 4:00pm

Meat Cutting: Butchering Basics

This training will cover the basics of whole-animal butchery with both instruction and hands-on demonstration. Participants will learn how to break down beef, pork, chicken, and lamb into primals, subprimals, and case-ready cuts. Value added processing, such as sausage, smokes hams, and bacon will also be covered, with an emphasis on food safety, sourcing, and maintaining high utilization of whole animals. Butchering Basics can be taken as a three-part series or individually by animal interest

2/7/21 3:00pm - 3/4/21 1:00pm

NOFA-VT 39th Annual Winter Conference

This February, in lieu of our in-person conference, we are planning an incredible month-long series of events with many different opportunities for community building and connection through workshops, speakers and film.

3/18/21 9:00am - 3/20/21 1:00pm

Artificial Insemination of Dairy Cattle and Reproductive Management

Learn about the bovine reproductive cycle and common reproductive management interventions. In this hands-on class, you’ll spend three hours developing palpating skills and three hours artificially inseminating dairy cattle. We partner with Select Sire to offer this training (12 hours of lecture, six hours of laboratory).

3/27/21 9:00am - 3/28/21 4:00pm

Integrated Pest Management

Do you face persistent challenges in your greenhouse with powdery mildew? Thrips? Apphids? 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? Do you need to apply pesticides safely and effectively? Are you propagating CBD hemp plants?