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Vermont Tech Institute of Applied Agriculture and Food Systems: GroundWork
| |The Vermont Technical College Institute of Applied Agriculture and Food Systems presents
GroundWork:A series on cultivating a sustainable future through education, applied research and innovation.
featuring keynote speaker Richard Waybright, world renowned farmer, innovator and operator of Mason-Dixon farms
Click to download the Nov. 13th program.
Click to see photos from the Nov. 13th event.
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Reducing Food Waste through Source Reduction
co-sponsored with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Click to download the Dec. 4th program.
Click to see photos of the Dec. 4th event.
Connecting Education with Employers
co-presented with the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Farm to Plate Network
9:00 Welcoming Remarks: Philip Conroy, President of Vermont Technical College
9:15 Keynote: Strategies for Closing the Gap Between Food System Education & Employment – Survey and Research Findings
10:15 Q & A
- Holly Tippett -- Researcher and Advisor, Specializing in Education, Sustainable Agriculture, and Philanthropy
- Wendy Meunier -- M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center
11:00 Small Group Discussions: Identify areas of action
12:15 Sharing best ideas and actionable items coming out of small group discussions
12:30 Lunch & Networking
Download the January 15th program here.
Register for January 15th here.
Aligning Educational Needs and Resources
Vermont Tech's Roadmap, and Collaborations with Educational Counterparts
Download the March 12th program here.
Register for March 12th here.
Advanced registration is required.
Cost: $25 per conference, including lunch.
Free for Vermont Tech students.
For scholarship info, contact Ingrid Van Steamburg at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location for all events: Judd Hall, Randolph Campus. Click for directions. View our campus map.
For more information contact: Ivansteamburg@vtc.edu or call 802-728-1339
The Vermont Technical College Institute of Applied Agriculture and Food Systems serves the applied educational needs of agriculture, food production, waste disposal and energy production businesses in the region.