News and Interest
County Annual Meetings
October 5 - Orange County, 7 pm
Chicken & Biscuits and homemade pies, $13 per person.
Middle Branch Grange East Bethel Contact: Shane Keady
802-369-9896 or email Shane_keady@hotmail.com
October 7 - Windham County, 6 pm
Lasagne dinner at Fowl Mtn Farm, 42 Hemlock Hill Dr
West Dummerston. Contact: Chip Hellus
firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-254-3601
October 13 - Washington County, 6 pm
Fayston Town Hall No Fayston Rd Fayston, VT. Dinner will be
served at 6:15. Contact: Beverly McMullin at 802-496-9281 or email
October 13 - Orleans County, 6:30 pm
Eastside Restaurant, Newport, VT. Dinner starts at 7pm. Contact: Scott Birch 802-766-2711 email@example.com
October 15 - Rutland County, 7:00 pm
American Legion, Fair Haven, VT. Contact: Christine Sheldon
802-265-8156, firstname.lastname@example.org $15 for VTFB Members.
$20 for non-members.
October 15 - Windsor County, 6:30-8:00 pm
Hartland Brick Church. Contact Stuart Farnham at FARNHAS3@nationwide.com $10 per person.
October 19 - Addison County, 5:30 pm
Dinner starts at 6:00 pm. St Peters Parish Hall Vergennes. Contact:Charlie Roy email@example.com or 802-453-3054
October 27 - Chittenden County, 5:30 pm
Isham Family Farm, 3515 Oak Hill Road, Williston, VT. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org $10 by 10/22 and $20 at the door.
Weekly Pricing for Suburban Propane Exclusively for Farm Bureau Members
Sept. 29, 2015
Propane 1 - 999 gallons $2.049
Propane 1000 - 4,999 gallons $1.7499
#2 Fuel Oil $2.064
On/Off Road Diesel $2.115
Save the Date! November 5-7, 2015
Vermont Farm Bureau's 100th Birthday Party
Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting
"A Family Friendly event at Jay Peak Resort" In celebration of our Centennial status this is a three day celebration. Special room rates for attendees. Trade show and sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Vermont Farm Bureau Administrator Chris O'Keefe at email@example.com or call 802-434-5646.
A block of rooms has been reserved at Jay Peak Resort for Farm Bureau members. Call toll free 1-800-451-4449 reference Vermont Farm Bureau Group code #376593. Rates start at $108.33 (includes tax and resort fee). Family suites are also available with and without admittance to the waterpark.
It’s time to Nominate the Best in Agriculture!
Awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting on November 6, 2015 Applications due October 1, 2015. Mail to Vermont Farm Bureau, 117 West Main Street Richmond, VT 05477 or email Ginny Wheeler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
VERMONT CENTURY FARMS
The intent of the program has been to give recognition to farm people of this state who have maintained the home farm in the same family for 100 years or more.
THE CORNWALL AWARD
The Cornwall Award honors the best overall County Farm Bureau program in Vermont.
FARM WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Selection of the winning farm woman is based on efforts in both the chosen occupation and leadership achievement.
YOUNG FARMER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Selection of the winning Young Farmer individual or family is based on their efforts in both their chosen occupation and leadership achievement.
FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR AWARD RULES
Selection of the winning farmer (farm family) is based on efforts in both the chosen occupation and leadership achievement.
The Wallace Award is named for past Vermont Farm Bureau President, Keith Wallace and is presented annually in the spirit of recognizing Vermont’s finest agriculturists.
WANTED YOUNG FARMERS to participate and compete in the Discussion Meet at Vermont Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting Centennial Celebration in November 2015
2015 Chittenden County Horse Farm of Distinction Award Open to other Counties!
Chittenden County Accepting Applications for the 2015 Horse Farm of Distinction.