Workshops by Category

2010 Summer Workshops by Category
Click here to view all workshops by date.

Workshops marked with an asterisk (*) will be followed by a NOFAvore social with our wood-fired, mobile pizza oven!

Some workshops require pre-registration; to register, you can call the office (434-4122) or email (info@nofavt.org), or you can register online.

Gardeners and Homesteaders    

Root Cellar Design Construction and Planting & Homestead Tour

7/10

Woodstock

Chickens and Bees

7/17

Williston

Herbal Medicine: From Garden to Teas

8/9

Barre and Montpelier

Preserving the Summer Garden & Homestead Tour

8/21

Randolph

*Home Dairying Day

8/21

Hinesburg

Pastured Pork Through All Seasons

9/12

Cornwall

Baking with Local Wheat 9/19 Burlington
     
     
Apprentices and Beginning Farmers    

Marketing Strategies for the Small Farm

7/14

Granville NY

Building Soils: Soil Testing Composting Amendments

7/28

 Poultney

Introduction to Pasture Management - Using Ruminants to Improve Pasture

7/31

Shelburne/S. Burlington

*Producing Eggs Year ‘Round on Compost Without Purchased Grain

8/8

Montpelier

Business Strategies and Cheese

8/11

Leicester

Processing Chickens on the Farm

8/17

Randolph

*Farm Equipment Primer: Safety and Types of Equipment for Small Farms

8/25

Wells

Crop Planning: Succession Planting Diversification Choices

9/8

Poultney

Organic Pest and Disease Management

9/22

West Rutland

     
     
Commercial Farmers    

Making Diversity Work with Dairy

7/8

Lyndonville

An Afternoon with Small Ruminant Parasites

7/11

Shoreham

Addressing Fertility Forage and Grain Production with Farmer Ingenuity

7/19

Randolph Center

Diverse Organic Berry Production

7/21

Burlington

Heirloom Wheat

7/28

Westfield 

Organic Pest ID and Management: Insects Diseases and Weeds

8/26

South Royalton

Practices to Promote Fresh Produce Food Safety for Direct Markets

9/8

East Thetford

Digging Deep: On-Farm Soil Management

9/15

Burlington

Biodiversity for Sugarbush Health

9/16

E. Fairfield

From Forest to Farm to Feast: The Delicious Reclamation of a Farm with Animals

10/24

Randolph

*What's a Coolbot? Low-cost Storage for the Winter Market

10/25

Cabot