The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College offers “Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese,” an intensive nine-day program for aspiring and practicing cheesemakers.
We’ll celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during Memorial Day Weekend, with two days devoted to cheese, cows, and family fun.
Our farm landscapes are not only capable of producing nourishing foods, but powerful plant-based medicines from weeds, cover crops, ornamental gardens, forests, and backyards, too!
This “weed walk” will introduce you to medicinal plants commonly found on different parts of the Vermont farm landscape and invites you to engage in deepening the local food movement by incorporating nature-based local medicine as part of a resilient food system.
Join La Garagista and Slow Food Vermont from 3-5:30(ish) on Sunday, May 28th for a farm + winery walk and conversation about Vermont terroir and growing living wines in an alpine whole farm agriculture.
In this five-day course, farmers, hobbyists, and landowners with interests in pollinator conservation and beekeeping will learn the context and skills to support beneficial insects and native pollinators, as well as to cultivate happy, healthy, productive honeybees.
This year marks the 61st annual Vermont Dairy Festival, a celebration of the tradition of dairy farming in Enosburg Falls.
Stroll Weekend kicks off with a big downtown block party! The central block of Main Street will be closed to traffic to make room for food and craft vendors, entertainment of all kinds, music and dancing in the street, and fun for all ages.
Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A.
Meet the heifers up close and personal at the Slow Living Expo on the Brattleboro Common and the Brattleboro Retreat grounds — 11 acres of fun, food, entertainment and exhibits.
The world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade is the centerpiece of Stroll Weekend.
This talk, led by the founder and director of the Wild Seed Project Heather McCargo, will describe the reproductive life cycle of different types of native plants and explain how we can change our landscape practices to help support wild plant reproduction and survival.
The MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR is headed to Burlington, VT for a family-friendly sustainable living event that features over 150 hands-on workshops and demonstrations from national and local experts on real food, organic gardening, homesteading, renewable energy, green building and remodeling, DIY projects, small-scale livestock, green transportation, natural health, and related topics.
This free, public event includes a pancake breakfast, self-guided tours of the dairy farm and a peek into the life and business of farming in Vermont.
This five-day course will look at how infrastructure, feeding, handling, and management impact the health of the whole farm system in a small, diversified livestock operation.
Come and discover the secrets of traditional cheesemaking practices with organic farmer, farmstead cheesemaker, and author of The Art of Natural Cheesemaking, David Asher.
Join Emily French of Sweetgrass Herbals for this in-depth workshop covering herbal approaches to the following facets of Lyme disease: prevention, initial infection, acute care, and chronic treatment.
This two-day intensive workshop at Wild Roots Farm provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and part-time (backyard) beekeeping.
Vermont has long been know as a pioneer of the farm-to-table movement.