Online Business Training Offered for Agritourism Enterprises

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A webinar and online series of agritourism business planning trainings will begin on January 23, 2024, led by UVM Extension business experts. Agritourism Business Planning with AgPlan will be taught via Zoom and runs from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. every Tuesday, from February 13 through March 26, 2024. Continue reading “Online Business Training Offered for Agritourism Enterprises”

CALS in the News-September 2023

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Joshua Faulkner was quoted in a Popular Resistance article about severe storm events and their increasing frequency in the Northeast. His Farming and Climate Change Program at the University of Vermont works with farmers to build climate resilience and adaptation strategies.

The Associated Press of Pakistan reported on speakers who highlighted the growing challenges to river deltas across the world, threatened by sea level rise, flooding, salt water intrusion, forced migration, water scarcity and water security. UVM CDAE Professor Asim Zia was a presenter during this session. Continue reading “CALS in the News-September 2023”

UVM Extension Hosts Free Webinars for Agritourism Operators

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University of Vermont Extension is hosting two free webinars of interest to agritourism operators during October, 2023.

Legislation to Support Agritourism in the United States will be held via Zoom on October 4, starting at 1:00 p.m. U.S. Congressional Representative Jennifer Wexton from Virginia and other legislative leaders will present information about the purpose and intent of the bipartisan Agritourism Act, designed to create an Office of Agritourism in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Continue reading “UVM Extension Hosts Free Webinars for Agritourism Operators”