Author Archives: Jessie Schmidt

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About Jessie Schmidt

Ag and Community Program Coordinator for the University of Vermont Extension.

Call for Proposals– 4th National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Here at the VT WAgN office, we are busy helping our mid-west colleagues prepare for the 4th National Women in Sustainable Ag Conference: Cultivating Our Food, Farms and Future. The conference will be held November 6-8, 2013 in Des Moines, … Continue reading

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Balance is Bogus– Manage Energy not Time

Every once in awhile, we like to share interesting articles we are reading on other blogs.  This one from Jody Urquhart, a motivational speaker and columnist, stuck a cord with the women working here at the WAgN office.  We thought … Continue reading

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Family Farm Planning

For the past three years, I have had the privilege to coordinate the Whole Farm Planning for Beginning Women Farmers course at UVM Extension.  This unique course offers women farmers training in holistic management, a farm business planning strategy based … Continue reading

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