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Using Agritourism, Education, and Direct Sales to Increase Farm Profits

April 7, 2015 - April 8, 2015


A two-day gathering in Rutland for farmers, agricultural service providers, educators, and others interested in agritourism, on-farm education, and direct sales.

Downtown Rutland’s Paramount Theater and Community College of Vermont will be the venues for speakers and hands-on workshops.

Spend Tuesday, April 7 touring a variety of farms in the Rutland region. On Wednesday, April 8, learn from experts in agritourism, on-farm education, and direct sales — and share your experiences!

Registration Fees

  • $45 for the farm tours on April 7
  • $25 for the farm to table dinner on April 7
  • $50 for the day-long program of workshops on April 8
  • $100 for everything April 7-8

Register on-line by Monday, March 23 (link coming soon). On-site registration will cost $10 extra.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Lisa Chase at 802-257-7967 or 1-800-571-0668 (toll-free in VT) or lisa.chase@uvm.edu by February 28, 2015 so we may assist you.


Scholarships are available. Please contact Barbara Noyes Pulling at Barbara@rutlandrpc.org or 802-775-0871 x207 by March 15, 2015 if you would like to apply for a scholarship.

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