Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Upcoming Events!

September:

-17th AND 24th Live Mortality Composting Workshop by Highfields Center for Composting (formerly known as the Highfields Institute)
Demonstration based workshops specifically designed for producers. The first will be held at the Highfields Center for Composting on West Hill Road and the second workshop, on the 24th, will be held at Nelson's Crystal Brook Farm on Rte 5 in Derby Line. Cost in $10. Please call 802-472-5138 ext 208 to register or email june@highfieldsinstitute.org

-19th Wood Fire Oven Tour, sponsored by Hardwick Area Transition Towns
Starting at 9am in the Hardwick Community Garden, then to Heartbeet Lifesharing and finishing at Patchwork Farm and Bakery. Pick up maps at either Gagnon's Video on Main St. or in the garden on the day of the tour.

-23rd: Building a Sustainable Agricultural Business, co-sponsored by Vermont Small Business Development Center and the Center for an Agricultural Economy
First day of a 4 part workshop on Building a Sustainable Agricultural Business. Taught by John Mandeville of the director of Incubator Without Walls program and Steve Paddock, the Assistant State Director of Agribusiness for Vermont Small Business Development Center.
Visit the VtSBDC site for more information.

-25th Buffalo Mountain Cooperative Clothes Swap!
Rain date is October 2nd
Come to the swap at the Art Park on Main St in Hardwick (across from the Village Diner). Visit Buffalo Mt Coop's site for updated information and upcoming event happenings.

October:
-3rd Farmstead Cheeses and Heirloom Apples from the Northeast Kingdom and Beyond!
Join the Old Stonehouse Museum along with Walden Heights Nursery, Mateo Kehler of Jasper Hill Farm & Cellars and Jack Lazor of Butterworks Farm for a cheese and apple tasting, speakers and demonstrations from 11am to 4pm.

Also, don't forget to check out the websites of our neighbors and friends for upcoming events.

The Hardwick Area Community Calendar-For all events local and otherwise!
The Craftsbury Community Calendar-For more events local and otherwise!
The Galaxy Bookshop-poetry readings, discussions, book signings and more!
The Buffalo Mt Coop
Claire's Restaurant
Sterling College-speakers series
The Highland Lodge-music, discussions and more

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