NOFA VT Winter Intensive Workshop: Action Planning for Farm Resilience in a Changing Climate 
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



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