RAFFL to host Farm Tours Workshop for Farmers

Final Reminder! This Workshop is Coming Up Next Week!

What's Growin' On

Come learn all about welcoming visitors onto your farm on Thursday January 10th, 2013 from 9 am-12.

The workshop will be held at the RAFFL offices on the 3rd floor of the Opera House, 67 Merchants Row in Rutland.

RAFFL is hosting a workshop designed to help you enhance, and maximize on-farm experiences for visitors. The workshop will begin with a panel discussion, which provides an overview of the following topics:

· Safety, liability, and Insurance: Kevin Durkee, Durkee Insurance;
· Food Safety: Londa Vanderwal Nwadike, UVM Extension;
· Best Practices: Beth Kennett, Vermont Farms Association;
· Farm Education: Susie Marchand, Shelburn Farms;
· Case Study: Irene Hathaway, Hathaway Farms;
 

After the panel discussion, there will be small group sessions. The small-group sessions provide individualized attention, and allow you to focus on topics that are most relevant to your vision. Small-group topics include…

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