Registration & Details

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Walk-In Registration Pricing 

Registration fees include entrance to workshops, keynotes, exhibitor fair and all other conference activities. Saturday and Sunday registration fees do not include lunch. Monday registration includes lunch. 

Online registration will remain open until the conference begins. However, walk-in rates are in now in effect.

  Member Non-Member
All 3 Days (Save $20!)

$190 $210

$235 $255

Saturday Conference

$70 $80

$85 $95

Sunday Conference

$70 $80

$85 $95

Sat/Sun Lunch $18 $18
Monday Intensive $70 $85
Monday Lunch included* included*
Children's Conference Sold out! Sold out!
Sat/Sun Children's Lunch $12 $12

*Please note that we cannot guarantee lunch on Monday for registrations completed after February 12th.

  • Saturday – 1st floor, Davis Center, registration begins at 8:00 am
  • Sunday – 1st floor, Davis Center, registration begins at 8:30 am
  • MondayWaterman Building lobby, registration begins at 8:30 am

Call (802) 434-4122 or email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Member Access Code

Attention current NOFA-VT Members: When you register online you will need to enter a member code to receive your member discount. All members received this code via email during the first week of January.  If you renew your membership during online registration, you will receive a member access code when you register.

Student Discount

Students with a valid student ID can receive member pricing. To receive this discount, please send a clear photo of your student id to [email protected] with Student Discount in the subject heading.


Location & parking

The 2017 Winter Conference will take place at the University of Vermont campus. Registration is on the first floor of the Davis Center: 590 Main Street, in Burlington, VT. The Davis Center will serve as the main hub, with workshops in nearby classrooms and buildings. Parking in the Jeffords and Given lots is free, ample, and within walking distance to the Davis Center. Click here for more information about parking. Monday intensives will take place in the Waterman Building: 85 S. Prospect Street, in Burlington, VT.

Lodging & Rides 

Rooms are available at a discounted rate for conference attendees at Best Western in Burlington. Call (802)-863-1125 by February 10th and mention the NOFA-VT Winter Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Burlington Hostel offers dormitory style rooms. Book online using the discount code NOFA36 to receive discounted rates for the Winter Conference.

Please call the NOFA-VT office at (802) 434-4122 or email [email protected] if you are interested in shared transportation and accomodation options.

Meals & Food

LUNCH: Sat & Sun, 12-2:00pm $18/adult; $12/child 6-12; free for children under 6 yrs

Locally-sourced buffet includes your choice of entrée, salads, and dessert. Vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options will be available. Lunches do sell out! We strongly recommend purchasing a lunch when you pre-register. Other options to eat on campus are limited, especially Sunday. You are also welcome to bring a bagged lunch with you and join us in the dining room! Please note any food restrictions or allergies on your registration form. More information about Meals & Food »

Volunteering 

Volunteers are a central to the success of our conference, and a great way to save on registration fees! Volunteers receive a $20 discount for a two-hour shift. Limit one shift per attendee. To sign up, contact Lauren or Becca at the NOFA-VT office 802-434-4122 or email [email protected] by February 12th. You must confirm a volunteer position with the office before taking the volunteer discount.

Registration Refunds 

We appreciate your support of our annual Winter Conference! If you are unable to attend the conference after you have registered, NOFA-VT will reimburse 75% of your registration cost until February 12th. Any refund requests after the 12th will receive a 50% reimbursement, less the cost of meals and credit card fees. All refund requests must be made in writing to [email protected]. Refunds will be issued after the conference.

Raffle

We are excited to offer original artwork made by community artist Bonnie Acker! Several painted metal works will be raffled off on Sunday February 18th, but you don't need to be present to win. Proceeds benefit NOFA Vermont’s Farm Share Program supporting food access for Vermonters with limited income. Buy tickets when you register, or get them at the conference! $5/ticket or $20 for 5 tickets.

Scholarships

If you are able, please help us make the conference accessible to all with a contribution to the scholarship fund. Your donation is tax-deductible and can be added when you register. Winter Conference Scholarships are available to NOFA Vermont members, and are supported through donations from members and conference attendees.

The scholarship application deadline passed on January 25th, 2018 and NOFA-VT is no longer able to accept applications. We encourage you to sign up for a volunteer slot to receive $20 off your conference registration fee. Call 802-434-4122 to set up your volunteer positions, or email [email protected] with any questions.

Female Farmers are encouraged to apply to the Vermont Farm Women's Fund (VWFW) for funding to attend the conference.  Follow this link to the VFWF application. Deadline is February 7th.

 

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