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News & Announcements

On-Farm Slaughter Webinar

UVM Extension will be hosting a webinar for producers of beef, pigs, sheep and goats to discuss opportunities for on-farm slaughter. Randy Quenneville, Meat Programs Chief with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, will present details on current legislation and exemptions and how producers interested in on-farm slaughter should move forward. The webinar will feature a presentation followed by questions and answers. The webinar will be recorded. If you are not able to attend the live presentation and have a question you would like to ask, please forward it to the organizers.
Contact Joe.emenheiser@uvm.edu for details

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Bobolink Project is Win-Win for Farmers and Wildlife

The Bobolink Project uses community contributions to pay farmers to adapt their haying practices to protect nesting habitats of grassland birds. Over 200 acres were protected in 2013, and more farmers want to participate this year. To learn more and contribute, visit www.bobolinkproject.com and pledge by April 28th.

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Working Lands Enterprise Board announces $300,000 to 19 Working Lands Businesses

The Working Lands Enterprise Board announces this year’s grant recipients from its “Enterprise Investment” area awarding just under $300,000 of $1.2 million available to 19 grantees in 11 counties of the state representing the agriculture, forestry and forest products sectors, (3 forestry projects and 16 agriculture projects), leveraging over $350,000 in matching funds.

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Meetings & Events

Vermont Restaurant Week!

From April 25-May 4, 2014, 80+ restaurants will offer special, prix-fixe menus showcasing their chefs’ greatest dishes. Those menus will feature three-course dinners (e.g. appetizer, entreé and dessert) priced at $15, $25 or $35 per person. Select restaurants offer discounted lunches that are usually $10 or less. The week also includes a special calendar of special, food-themed events.

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Webinar: On-Farm Slaughter in Vermont

UVM Extension will be hosting a webinar for producers of beef, pigs, sheep and goats to discuss opportunities for on-farm slaughter. Randy Quenneville, Meat Programs Chief with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, will present details on current legislation and exemptions and how producers interested in on-farm slaughter should move forward. The webinar will feature a presentation followed by questions and answers.

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Sweet Start Smackdown

2014 Vermont Restaurant Weeks kick-off event where pastry chefs from all over the state compete!

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Job Listings

Brand Ambassador; Part-time Tasting and Event Demonstrator (Vermont Smoke and Cure)

Brand AmbassadorPart-time Tasting and Event DemonstratorAt Vermont Smoke and Cure (VSC), we take pride in crafting our meats insmall batches, using methods and ingredients traditional here in Vermont.We brine our bacon and ham with local Vermont maple syrup and spices beforenaturally smoking the meat with sweet, mild smoke from ground…

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Request for Proposals: Marketing & Communications Services (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

Qualified individuals or organizations are invited to submit proposals for marketing and communications services related to Vermont’s dairy industry. The Vermont Dairy Promotion Council (VDPC), the Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM), and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), are currently partnering to conduct a study to…

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Request for Proposals: Marketing & Communications Services (Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

Qualified individuals or organizations are invited to submit proposals for marketing and communications services related to Vermont’s dairy industry. The Vermont Dairy Promotion Council (VDPC), the Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM), and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), are currently partnering to conduct a study to…

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