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farming for life webinar - tonight!

Posted: May 29 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 7 pm EST. Farming for Life: Using body mechanics & other tools to do what you love longer. Taking care of your body can ensure a future of doing what you love—farming, gardening, or simply living. In this webinar, Ann Adams & Liz Brensinger, from Green Heron tools, share secrets from the field of body mechanics -- how to minimize injuries & pain by how you move, lift & shovel—as well as explore the ergonomics of tools andhow to choose the right ones for you, answer your questions, & offer exercises to help you stay healthy, longer. Ann Adams & Liz Brensinger were organic market growers for 15+ years and have been avid gardeners even longer. With backgrounds in nursing & public health, they co-own Green Heron Tools, the first company in the world dedicated to scientifically designing agricultural tools for women.  Find out more and join the webinar on the Vermont New Farmer Project website-- http://www.uvm.edu/newfarmer.
If you have Internet access and can hear sound through your computer, you should be able to participate or watch recordings regardless of the type of computer or operating system you use. A broadband connection to the Internet is helpful but not required.
Click on the title of the webinar to link to the webinar. If this is the first time you're participating in a webinar using the Blackboard Collaborate/Elluminate platform, please visit the link to your webinar a day or two earlier so that you can pre-configure your computer for webinar participation. For more information, please contact the UVM Extension New Farmer Project by e-mailing [email protected] or calling 802-223-2389.
If you require accommodations to participate in a webinar, please contact Mary Peabody at least seven days before the webinar you want to participate in, so we may assist you. Call 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in Vt.) or email [email protected].
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