Learn the art of pruning apple trees

GRANVILLE — Apple trees are an important food resource for many different species of wildlife. The best way to improve productivity of apple trees is to provide for direct sunlight. On Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 1118 Buffalo Farm Road in Granville, there will be a free workshop focusing on the art and science of releasing and pruning apple trees. Apple trees are a great source of food for a variety of wildlife species. They grow best in full sunlight. As the forest matures around the apple … (read more)

Workshop will help farmers learn new skills

MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Relocalization Network, known as ACORN, is following up November’s 4th Annual Producer Buyer Forum with its annual winter workshops series for farmers and food producers.  ACORN Board Member Annie Harlow is a main organizer of … (read more)

Opioid epidemic workshops offered at Career Center

MIDDLEBURY — In response to opioid crisis in Vermont, the Department of Health (VDOH) and the Hannaford Career Center are partnering to offer a series of workshops, starting Feb. 11, from 6-8:15 p.m., aimed at building understanding and community resilien … (read more)

Learn to craft handmade love notes that pop

MIDDLEBURY — Wondering how to make Valentine’s Day a little more personal this year? Check out the two upcoming Valentine card-making workshops on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Tandem in Bristol and Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury. Come make pop- … (read more)

Sheldon offers pop-up Valentine card workshop

MIDDLEBURY — The Sheldon Museum will offer a Pop-Up Valentine Card Workshop on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 1-2:30 p.m. The workshop will be led by Sheldon Museum trustees Liz Markowski and Danielle Rougeau, who are experienced in presenting art workshops for fam … (read more)

Sign up now for the Button Up workshop

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury is one of more than 50 towns across the state that have signed up to be “Button Up Vermont” community partners and this year’s Button Up workshop, co-sponsored by the Town of Middlebury Energy Committee and the Congregational Churc … (read more)