Rural Vermont – 09/08 Alert & Update

Excerpt from – Rural Vermont – 09/08 Alert & Update

Rural Vermont is pleased to announce that the Vermont Community Fund Farm Disaster Relief Grants are ready for distribution. If you are a farmer who has been impacted by the flooding, please do not delay in applying, the deadlines are September 19th and September 30th. Please click HERE for the application form.

If you were not impacted by the flood, please consider making a contribution to the VT Community Foundation Farm Disaster Relief Fund to help Vermont farmers who have suffered damages. Make your donation by clicking HERE, and scroll down to “VT Farm Disaster Relief.”

This week, Rural Vermont volunteers will be at the Intervale helping Arethusa Farm recoup after the flood. Please email robb(at)ruralvermont.org  to sign up for Rural Vermont’s Rapid Farm Response Brigades for Wednesday, September 14th at 9:30 am at Arethusa Farm in the Intervale in Burlington. If you’d like to join the Intervale Farm Brigade, you MUST sign up in advance. It’s very important, and therefore worth repeating, that volunteers must be registered in advance

Check site for more information on donating and volunteering – http://www.ruralvermont.org/alerts/2267/

EVENT -** this weekend !!! **  The 4th Annual Tour de Farms

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Shoreham Green, Addison County, VT

RAIN OR SHINE

day-of reg: $50 adults/$20 kids 12 & under kids in trailers and bikeseats free!To register online or print registration materials, click here

more info – http://www.ruralvermont.org/alerts/2267/

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