On-Farm Workshops 2016

Join us! This is an archived list of 2016 events.

Looking for the 2017 on-farm workshops? Click here.

Are you interested in forest farming?  Growing plants that attract pollinators? Improving your raspberry and blueberry production?  At a Pizza Social, you can visit a beautiful farm, meet new people, and enjoy wood-fired pizza while watching an original dance performance. Our On-farm Workshops and Pizza Socials are happening all over the state - see the full list below - and please join us! 

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DATE

WORKSHOP/SOCIAL

TOWN

6/19

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Last Resort Farm 

Monkton

6/21

Getting Started with Grains Berlin
6/28 2016 Grain Research Tour Alburgh
6/29 Farmers Market Displays and Sales Techniques Danville
7/7 Getting Off the Ground: Small Scale Direct Market Putney
7/12 Organic High Tunnel Tomatoes at Cedar Circle E. Thetford
7/13 Organic Wheat Production & Processing Quebec
7/14

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Sweetland Farm

Norwich
7/19 Raspberry & Blueberry Varieties for VT Growers Charlotte
7/21

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Sandiwood Farm

Wolcott
7/23 Small Scale Regenerative Agriculture & Forest Farming Bristol
7/27 Farmers Market Displays & Sales Techniques Middlebury
7/31 Farm to Ballet & Pizza Social Manchester
8/3

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Willow Brook Farm

Peacham
8/4

Organic Dairy: Irrigation and Cropping

Shoreham
8/9 Farmer Olympics & Pizza Social Vershire
8/11 Pollinator Plants and Buffers in the Northeast Fairfax
8/16 Wholesale & Direct Market Flower Production Roxbury
8/16

Calf Care, Herd Health, and Farm Management with Dr. Guy Jodarski

Guilford
8/17

Calf Care, Herd Health, and Farm Management with Dr. Guy Jodarski

Enosberg Falls
8/18

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Merck Forest and Farm Center

Rupert
8/26 Field Workshop on Growing & Caring for Elderberries Greensboro
8/30 Healthy Brassicas with Biocontrols & Rotation Shaftsbury
9/1

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Valley Dream Farm

Cambridge
9/8 Organic Dairy: Infrastructure and Pasture Management Washington
9/9 Baking with Local Grains & Flour Norwich
9/13 Post-Harvest Process: Wash Station Design Fairlee
9/14 Post-Harvest Processing of Medicinal Herbs for Market Montpelier
9/15

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Meadowdale Farm

Putney
9/20

Celebrate Your Farmer Social: Fable Farm Collective

Barnard
9/21 Learning Journey to Massachusetts’ Farms Granby, MA
9/29 Post-Harvest Processing of Medicinal Herbs for Market Burlington

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

USDA King Arthur Flour Organic Valley
NewChapter Organics Stonyfield Organic Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

Additional support has been provided by: Farmer Veteran Coalition of Vermont, Northern Grain Growers Association, Red Hen Bakery, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, UVM Extension Northwest Crops & Soils Program, Vermont Land Trust, Vermont Vegetable & Berry Growers Association, and VT Young Farmers Coalition. 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.