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*NOFA VT Winter Intensive Workshop: Action Planning for Farm Resilience in
a Changing Climate *
[image: High tunnels may be one way for farms to increase resilience.]

* Monday February 17th**, *10am-4pm, Davis Center, UVM
*$50 members; $65 non-members*
*New: a $30 refund is available to commercial farmers who attend!*


Join researchers and extension educators from the University of Vermont who
are partnering with farmers to develop long-term farm management strategies
under weather extremes. The session will build on the successful intensive
 offered

 last year with a similar topic, and will include themed "resilience
stations" exploring on-farm *best management practices, on-farm monitoring
for adaptive management, financial planning, policy incentives, and
personal care. As a participant, you will be asked to bring your *farm*
maps and other information to the session where you will develop an
individualized "climate change resilience action plan."*


Presenters: Joshua Faulkner, UVM Farming and Climate Change Program
Coordinator; Kate Westdijk, UVM Food Systems Research Specialist and
Clinical Herbalist Intern; Eric Noel, co-owner of Health Hero Farm; John
Hayden, co-owner of The Farm Between; Jenn Colby, UVM Grazing
Specialist; Kirsten
Workman, UVM Agronomy Specialist for Field Crops and Nutrient Management;
Ginger Nickerson, GAPS Outreach Coordinator; Sam Smith, Intervale Center
Farm Business Specialist; Sarah Noel Larose, VT Natural Resources
Conservation Service; Liz Brownlee & Connor Steman, former UVM Field
Naturalist Program Master's students; and Lindsey Ruhl, Master's student in
UVM Plant and Soil Science.
This workshop has been made possible by the Vermont Community Foundation
and is based on work supported by the UVM Food Systems Spire and several
UVM departments.

Registrations will be accepted through the end of the NOFA winter
conference 2/16:
http://nofavt.org/annual-events/winter-conference/monday#resilience


-- 
John Hayden
The Farm Between
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
www.thefarmbetween.com