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Posted: July 19 2016
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can organic feed the world? a webinar

Can Organic Feed the World? A webinar hosted by Friends of the Earth Tuesday, June 21st 1:00 – 2:00 PST Two commonly held beliefs about world hunger are that we will need to vastly increase food production to feed a growing population and that organic agriculture is not up to the task. Join us to […]

Posted: June 13 2016
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the global poverty project: who benefits from welfare?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rtySUhuokM] In 13:22 gloriously-illustrated minutes, Berkeley professor Ananya Roy takes our assumptions about welfare and poverty to task.

Posted: November 8 2015
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UVM upcoming webinars

Cold Storage Options for Beginning Produce Farmers   A UVM Extension New Farmer Project webinar: Thursday, Oct. 17th, Noon - 1pm EST Vermont’s food systems are experiencing increased localization, value addition, diversification, extension of growing season and increased market demand. Crop storage can be costly and the construction and operation of an efficient and well-designed system is […]

Posted: October 13 2013
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fencing webinar

UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar Series 7 PM EST, Tuesday, May 28, 2013: Fencing for Multi-Species Grazing with Colin Kennard, of Wellscroft Fencing. Colin Kennard's experience has given him great insight on how animals interact and respect - or don't respect fences. A second generation Wellscroft Fencing retailer and livestock farmer, his experience with […]

Posted: May 28 2013
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for greenhorns interested in goats

UVM Extension New Farmer Project Webinar Series 7 PM EST, Tuesday, March 26: Transitioning to a Commercial Goat Dairy: Are you ready? Carol Delaney, M.S. is a small ruminant dairy specialist and author of A Guide to Starting a Commercial Goat Dairy.  Carol will present the platform and viewpoint to help you lay the framework […]

Posted: March 18 2013
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certified naturally grown webinars

Certified Naturally Grown offers a grassroots alternative to certified organic for small-scale, direct-market farmers and beekeepers. CNG has members in 47 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. CNG will be offering several webinars between January and March. One will feature Executive Director Alice Varon, who will explain how the CNG certification process works and why it […]

Posted: January 9 2013
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crucial topics, key learning, stoveside

Why go driving in the wet sleet to a workshop on finances and bookkeeping? Its 2012, almost 2013~ You can learn that important stuff while sitting in front of your computer! Consider the Webinar! These are from awesome Vermonters: January 29, 2013: Managing Vegetable Transplants for Success Julie Rubaud, owner and operator of Red Wagon Plants, […]

Posted: December 19 2012
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crop planning webinar

CCOF Crop Planning Webinar December 11, 2012, 9:30-11:00 a.m. CCOF Members: $20, Non-members: $25 Register Now! Are you already thinking about what you want to grow next year? Crop planning is the infrastructure for a farmer’s progress and profitability, and knowing expected yields and harvest dates plays a major role in marketing and sales. Get […]

Posted: December 3 2012
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beginning farmer training webinar

  Coming up next Mon, June 25, you can learn from two amazing organizations here in the Northeast, both offering a full array of services to train and support new farmers. One-Stop Shopping Approach for Beginning Farmer Training a Lunchtime Learning webinar from the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project at the Cornell Small Farms Program Register […]

Posted: June 20 2012
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landowners and greenhorn allies - crank up your summer education!

The Northeast Beginning Farmer Program has a jam-packed summer schedule for those of you out there who might be trying to help young farmers start up.  Sign up for their e-newsletter to get registration info for the webinars. The One-Stop Shopping Approach for Beginning Farmer Training Mon, June 25, 12-1pm Jennifer Hashley from New Entry […]

Posted: June 12 2012