Events

Take the Mystery Out of Social Media Marketing: A Beginner’s Guide | March 18, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. | Zoom

You’re short on time and building a social media following for your farm or agribusiness seems overwhelming. We’re here to take the mystery and stress out of building a successful social media following and will help you turn it into something you enjoy doing to build trust and transparency in your business. 

After you complete this FREE 90-minute training you’ll know how to:  

  • Use the most important features of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter 
  • Create compelling content that your followers will engage with 
  • Build your following and bring in new followers consistently 
  • Participate in the upcoming #Farm24VT campaign 

Level Up Your Social Media Presence: An Intermediate’s Guide | April 15, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. | Zoom

If you manage your farm or agribusiness’ social media and want to take it to the next level, this training is for you. 

You’ll learn proven ways to increase your followers, create more engaging content, and be sure that your “likes” aren’t just from your friends in agriculture. 

After you complete this FREE 90-minute training you’ll know how to: 

  • Best utilize advanced functions of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Use direct sales options within Instagram to sell your products 
  • Get out of the “ag bubble” and reach your target audience 
  • Apply a formula for successful storytelling  
  • Participate in the upcoming #Farm24VT campaign 

#Farm24VT | May 12, 2021, 5:00 a.m. – May 13, 2021, 5:00 a.m. | Online

The Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition and the Connecticut River Watershed Farmers Alliance invite you to #Farm24VT, a 24-hour social media celebration of agriculture, food, and dairy in Vermont! Farmers, agribusinesses, and others in the agriculture sector will share photos, videos, and stories, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how local foods get to tables throughout the region. 

Our event kicks off on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. and lasts for a full 24 hours.

If you work in Vermont agriculture or love to eat Vermont foods, visit #Farm24VT on the web and take the pledge to participate today! 

#Farm24VT is funded in part by a grant from Vermont Breakfast on the Farm.

Friend & Partner Events

Northeast Cover Crops Council Virtual Conference | March 4, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join your fellow cover crop enthusiasts for a day of interactive online presentations, posters, panels, and training sessions! The Northeast Cover Crops Council (NECCC) supports the successful implementation of cover crops to maximize economic, environmental, and social benefits. Their annual conference is an opportunity for farmers, researchers, and the general public to connect and exchange information and inspiration! Register today.