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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.

4/3/21 10:00am - 11:30am

The Medicinal Herb Garden: Growing for Beauty & Wellness

Get started growing and using your own medicinal herbs.

4/8/21 11:30am - 1:30pm

Virtual Advocacy Training 4 Farmers

Join Rural Vermont, NOFA-VT and Action Circles between February and April for our Small Farm Action Day event series of two subsequent events per month. This is the first of two subsequent events in April, a “Virtual Advocacy Training 4 Farmers” where farmers, farm workers, foodies and activists learn about virtual advocacy, RV and NOFA-VT issues and get to prepare a presentation of their own issues to legislators.

4/13/21 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Pests and Diseases of the Vegetable Garden 101

Learn to prevent, identify and treat regular pests. Pro tips for garden success!

4/14/21 10:30am - 12:00pm

Farmer Meet and Greet with Legislators

Join Rural Vermont, NOFA-VT and Action Circles between February and April for our Small Farm Action Day event series of two subsequent events per month. This is the last event of our series, a “Farmer Meet and Greet with Legislators” - a lunchtime zoom meeting where participants of the advocacy training get to present their issue to legislators followed by questions, brief discussions and most importantly the ability to advance a cause through relationship building. Anyone is welcome to RSVP for this event to listen in, regardless of a participation at the advocacy training - legislators are highly encouraged to do so!

4/15/21 10:00am - 11:30am

Level Up Your Social Media Presence: An Intermediate’s Guide

If you manage your farm or agribusiness’ social media and want to take it to the next level, this training is for you. You’ll learn proven ways to increase your followers, create more engaging content, and be sure that your “likes” aren’t just from your friends in agriculture.

4/15/21 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Putting the Farm to Plate Plan to Use: Grant Applications

In this webinar we will be discussing how your organization, business, institution etc. can use different pieces of the Farm to Plate Plan to strengthen applications for philanthropic, state, and federal grant funding.

4/17/21 10:00am - 12:00pm

Basket Weaving: The Carrying Tray for Gardeners

A hands-on experience weaving your own 'Carrying Tray' garden basket.

4/22/21 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Embedded Racism on the Farm: Labor Law, Immigration, and the Fight for Farmworkers' Rights

A Vermont Law School panel event featuring advocates from Migrant Justice, Farmworker Justice, and more.

4/30/21 12:00pm - 1:00pm

April Placemaking Meet-Up: Gardens, Food & Flowers

Interested in helping your community liven up and go green (or red, or blue, or purple) through food, farms and gardening in public spaces? Want to learn how the local food system movement can intersect with placemaking and community development? Join your fellow Vermonters for this month's placemaking meet-up, focused on gardens and growing. Each month we share inspiring examples from around the country, feature stories of two Vermont projects, and then break out for open discussion and networking. This month's meet-up will feature edible landscaping, planting for beautification, community gardening and more.