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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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Tractors 101 Workshop - 4/27 & 5/5 - space is limited!

RAFFL

Tractors 101 Workshopscoordinated by the New Farmer Project and Women’s Ag Network.

Limited to 10 participants

Cost: $35/person

New farmers will have the opportunity to learn how to use and maintain tractors safely at two workshops coordinated by the Women’s Ag Network and the UVM Extension New Farmer Project— Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair.  The workshops will be held in Randolph Center and Montpelier, Vermont and cover tractor safety, information on purchasing new and used equipment, and hands-on time driving tractors and learning about different makes and models.

Registration is required as space is limited to 10 participants per workshop.  The cost is $35.  To register go to  http://tinyurl.com/UVMtractors101 , call 223-2389 x 203, or email newfarmer@uvm.edu . Participants should come prepared for the weather, bring a bag dinner, and wear sturdy shoes, gloves, and work clothes.

April 27, 4-7 p.m.—Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair, Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center

Registration deadline: April 21

Instructor—Dave Antone, former Essex Technical Center Instructor

May 11, 4-7 p.m.—Tractors 101: Safe Use, Maintenance, and Repair, Harvest Equipment, Montpelier

Registration deadline: May 5

Instructor—Dave Antone, former Essex Technical Center Instructor

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