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Allen G Matthews <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont New Farmer Network <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 3 Sep 2005 09:44:52 -0400
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Sorry, please disregard that last e-mail from me, I thought I was just
responding to Beth, I'll tryt o be more careful. Allen

Quoting Allen G Matthews <[log in to unmask]>:

> Beth, about your call/ imnquiry earlier this week concerning repeat
> requests for
> scholarships...... I'd say we best add a statement concerning whetehr or not
> they've received a scholarship, as I can see the same people wanting
> to attend
> numerous conferences. Not that they's be excluded if they'd received a
> scholarship within the year, but maybe they's have to be on a waiting list to
> give others a first chance. Is that too complex? Maybe we should not worry
> about it at all this year, and concentrate keeping it a simple as
> possible this
> first time through...... I can see this becoming a new way we do "business"
> around conferences and work shops, Allen
> Quoting Beth Holtzman <[log in to unmask]>:
>> Lindsey,
>> We'd love to have IF staff at the conference, and would love to
>> figure out a discount for them. That, along with the description of
>> what we're doing on the tour are on my very long (and growing) to do
>> list. Look for it next week. Then let's talk.
>> Beth
>> At 09:18 AM 9/2/2005, you wrote:
>>> Beth
>>> Thanks for forwarding the info. I know that a number of folks here
>>> would like to attend the conference. I would like to follow up on
>>> the Intervale’s Pre-tour program. You had mentioned that for IF
>>> staff who would be helping with the Pre-tour that they might be
>>> able to get a discount??? Is that still a possibility?? You had
>>> also mentioned you were going to draft a more detailed outline of
>>> the Intervale pre-conference experience. Could you forward me a
>>> copy of that?
>>> Thanks
>>> Lindsey
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Vermont New Farmer Network [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>>> On Behalf Of Beth Holtzman
>>> Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 2:12 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Scholarships to the Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference
>>> ****Apologies in advance for cross postings.****
>>> The UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture is offering scholarships
>>> for farmers and other agricultural professionals to the 2005 Women
>>> in Sustainable Agriculture Conference.
>>> This national conference will be held October 21-23, 2005 at the
>>> Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, VT. The event
>>> is designed for farmers, ranchers, educators, agricultural service
>>> providers, and representatives of non-profits and government
>>> agencies. We are hoping for about 300-350 participants from around
>>> the country (and Canada). Attendance is open to anyone.
>>> The program features:
>>> · Opening Keynote by Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet
>>> for a Small Planet;
>>> · Production, marketing, and business development workshops;
>>> · Advocacy and skill-building sessions;
>>> · Round-tables to learn from each other's experiences;
>>> · Exhibits, displays and poster sessions;
>>> · An optional intensive business development track -- "Grow
>>> Your Business" -- that includes 2 additional workshops and
>>> post-conference technical assistance -- at no extra cost.
>>> More information about the conference can be found at
>>> You can also register there.
>>> Scholarship information (and a request form) is attached.
>>> Scholarship requests will be accepted through September 20, 2005,
>>> and will be reviewed on a first-come, first served basis as funding
>>> lasts.
>>> Please pass this along to farmers you think would benefit. If you
>>> have questions, please contact me at [log in to unmask] or
>>> 802-223-2389x15
>> ********************************
>> Beth Holtzman
>> Women's Agricultural Network
>> 617 Comstock Rd.
>> Berlin, VT 05602
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 802-223-2389 ext. 15
>> ******************************
> --
> Allen Matthews
> UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
> 802+656-0037

Allen Matthews
UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture