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11th Annual Grain Growers Conference

Save the Date!  The 2015 11th Annual Grain Growers Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at The Essex Spa & Resort in Essex, VT.  More information, including registration opportunities, will be available soon on our website.

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Third Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference

The Third Annual Northeast USA Rice Conference will be held at Akaogi Farm in Westminster West, Vermont on Saturday, August 4th, 2012 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Lunch will be provided and the conference will focus on rice cuisine, culture, and history in … Continue reading

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Grain Tour at Borderview Farm in Alburgh,VT

June 29, 2012 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at Borderview Farm in Alburgh, VT The NW Crops and Soils Program has been busy! Come check out all the grains trials that are usually harvested by the time of our Annual Field Day. There … Continue reading

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Celebrating 30 Years of Grain Production and Milling!

Location: Gleason Grains, Bridport, VT Hosts: Ben and Theresa Gleason Date: June 2, 2012 Time: 10:00am—1:00pm  (farm and mill tour) Please join us for the first of our exciting 2012 on-farm workshop series from 10:00am-1:00pm and then stay to help … Continue reading

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8th Annual Grain Growers Conference

The 8th annual Grain Growers Conference will be held on March 15, 2012 at THE INN AT ESSEX in Essex, VT. The year’s conference is all about “THE SEEDS THAT FARMERS NEED”! Loïc Dewavrin of Longprés Farms in Quebec will … Continue reading

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Butterworks Farm Field Day

This workshop, hosted by Jack and Anne Lazor at Butterworks Farm, will highlight post-harvest techniques for cleaning, storing, and processing small grains.  For more information, click here.

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Intro to Bionutrient Rich Crop Production – August 22

Join Dan Kittredge, life-long organic farmer and Director of the Real Food Campaign, for a presentation and discussion of building vitality in soils, crops, and bodies. The evening event is free and open to the public, and will be held … Continue reading

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Annual UVM Extension Crops & Soils Field Day

August 4, 10am-4pm, Borderview Farm 146 Line Road, Alburgh, VT This is your chance to see what Dr. Heather Darby and the Northwest Crops & Soils Team have been up to this year– learn about ongoing research on the production … Continue reading

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Production & Processing of Organic Grain: Getting to the Nitty Gritty

June 21, 11am-3pm, Aurora Farms 4458 Lake Road, Charlotte, VT Tom Kenyon is a seventh generation farmer who has been growing hay and grains at Aurora Farms in Charlotte for over 23 years.  He and his family sell their whole … Continue reading

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Producing High Quality Organic Bread Wheat

June 9, 11am-3pm, Gleason Grains 2076 East Street, Bridport, VT Ben and his wife Theresa have been growing and milling organic wheat on their farm in Bridport for over 29 years!  Come and check out the renovations to the Gleason … Continue reading

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