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Allen Matthews <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont New Farmer Network <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 30 Sep 2005 15:54:26 -0400
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I'll plan to be there, Allen

At 01:27 PM 9/30/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>Just a quick reminder that our fall New Farmer Network meeting is 
>scheduled for the Wednesday, October 5 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Berlin 
>Extension office Classroom. (Directions below.) We will start promptly at 
>11 am this time.
>
>The professional development focus for the October meeting is on "access 
>to capital and credit" and our members from the Farm Services Agency and 
>USDA-NRCS will be providing presentations on loan, loan guarantee, cost 
>share and other programs that can help beginning farmers in Vermont.
>
>I've invited the folks who are involved with the Vermont Farm Viability 
>Program to join us for the professional development presentation, which 
>will start promptly at noon.
>
>Please bring a sack lunch -- The Center for Sustainable Agriculture and 
>Women's Ag Network will provide beverages and some crunchy, salty and 
>sweet things to go along with what you bring.
>
>IMPORTANT! Please RSVP by Tuesday noon if you plan to attend.
>
>Below is a draft agenda. Please let me know if there are items you'd like 
>to add.
>
>Beth
>
>Agenda
>
>1. Updates
>2. "Access to Credit and Capital"
>3. Upcoming events and scholarship opportunities
>4. Grant proposals/project proposals
>5. Scheduling Winter and Spring Meetings
>6. Other business
>
>Directions:
> From Interstate-89: Take Exit 7 off I-89. At the first light, take a 
> right (you'll see Applebee's Restaurant, Town & Country Honda, and the 
> Comfort Inn). Continue straight about 1/4 mile to first intersection and 
> take a left onto Comstock Road (dirt road). Continue straight on Comstock 
> Road for about one half mile. University of Vermont Extension building is 
> on the left; look for sign that reads, "USDA Service Center." The 
> building is tan with blue trim.
>
> From Barre City (Routes 302/14): At the intersection on Main Street take 
> a left at the light onto Route 62 (you'll see the Pierre Motel on your 
> left). Continue on Route 62 and proceed straight at the next set of 
> lights (the LaGue Inn/Suzanna's Restaurant are on the left). At the 
> intersection at the top of the hill choose the left-hand lane to be able 
> to turn left onto Airport Road.
>
>Take the first right onto Granger Road. Travel to the end of Granger Road 
>and turn left onto Comstock Road (dirt road). University of Vermont 
>Extension building is on the left; look for sign that reads, "USDA Service 
>Center." The building is tan with blue trim.
>
> From Barre-Montpelier Road: Travel west on Route 302. Turn left at the 
> light (you'll see Friendly's Restaurant on the right) and travel up the 
> hill. Merge onto Route 62. At the intersection at the top of the hill 
> choose the left hand lane to be able to turn left onto Airport Road. 
> Follow directions, above, to reach office from Airport Road.
>
> From East Montpelier: Travel west on Route 2. Turn left (after the bridge 
> but before the light) onto Route 302 East. Turn right at the light 
> (you'll see a Volkswagen dealership on your right) and travel up the 
> hill. Merge onto Route 62. At the intersection at the top of the hill 
> choose the left hand lane to be able to turn left onto Airport Road. 
> Follow directions, above, to reach office from Airport Road.
>
>
>********************************
>Beth Holtzman
>Women's Agricultural Network
>
>617 Comstock Rd.
>Berlin, VT 05602
>
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>802-223-2389 ext. 15
>******************************

Allen Matthews
http://www.sare.org/publications/naf/matthews.htm
Center for Sustainable Agriculture at UVM
http://www.vermontagriculture.com/newfarm.htm
63 Carrigan Drive - Ag. Eng. Bldg. Room 107
Burlington, Vt. 05405
phone: 802+656-0037
www.uvm.edu/sustainableagriculture

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