Category Archives: Events in the Broader Community

Jobs at Shelburne Farms and upcoming events

About • Our Work • Calendar • Support • Blog • Visit • Stay & Dine • Gather • Farm Store We’re unveiling our 2020 Leap Day Cheddar! This special, four-year-aged cheese was made Leap Day of 2016 and will be released at our Welcome Center & Farm Store on Leap Day 2020, Saturday, February 29. Cheese Sales Manager Tom Perry will be on hand to cut fresh pieces off the block […]

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Webinar February 26: Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Brown Bag Seminar/Webinar Series 2019-20 Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain By Michael Ament, Stephanie Hurley and Eric Roy University of Vermont Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: NOON – 1 PM Location: Aiken Center Room 311 (81 Carrigan Drive, University […]

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Alive in the Forest

ALIVE IN THE FOREST — February 2020 IN THIS ISSUE: 2019 through the seasons (VFF’s Annual Report is here!), Keeton lecture next week, amphibian update, chainsaw classes, and more. Hot off the Press: VFF’s Annual Report  2019 Through the Seasons Take a look at what Vermont Family Forests was up to last year, in words and photos, […]

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City Market classes & events: Wintervale, Sweet Crêpes, and Homemade Pierogis

Drop-In Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids Friday, February 14, 2020 – 10:00am to 1:00pm Community Room, South End Store (map) Join us for a fun morning making Valentine’s Day fruit kabobs! We will have heart-shaped fruit available for kids of all ages. This is a drop-in event, so no need to sign up. We’ll […]

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UVM is Hosting NEQTPOC 2020! Sign up to Participate!

I wanted to send a kind reminder to let you know that UVM is hosting the 2020 Northeast Queer and Trans People of Color (NEQTPOC)! The conference is taking place from March 20th-21st in the Davis Center (primarily the 4th floor) and our theme this year is Alive in Ancestry: We Existed, Are Existing, and Will Continue to Exist. Registration […]

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Transitioning to renewable energy in transportation

A wide variety of actions can help us reverse the growth in Vermont’s greenhouse-gas emissions that occurred from 2012 to 2015 (the last year for which data are available). Check out the Energy Action Network’s 2018 Annual Progress Report, here, for some of the opportunities. Others will be addressed in the meetings below. Thrive, Rick […]

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TCI and Parking Minimums

Check out our NEW calendar of upcoming transportation-related events!  Hosting an event? Email us with a title, description, date, place and time. If it fits our mission, well add it to the calendar. A Golden Opportunity Ned Farqhuar on what  the Transportation Climate Initiative offers and why we should support it. Stop Requiring Parking Many communities are dropping […]

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Winter Biking… a challenge, workshop and socializing!

Hello Champlain, It looks like winter is back! Never fear though, those plows will be out in full force and by Monday im sure our streets will be clear as can be so that… Starting Monday, the second annual Vermont Winter Bike/Walk Challenge will run from February 10th to the 21st! This is an awesome opportunity for Vermonters […]

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