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Events: February 2006

Schedule F & Beyond: Get Organized, Get the Latest, & Get Help on Farm Taxes

Tuesday, February 7 | 1:00PM - 6:00PM | East Wareham, MA | directions

Don’t let completing your farm taxes turn into a last-minute job this year! First Pioneer Farm Credit experts Jon Jaffe and Briana Sheldon will provide you with tools and information to make the job easier. The session will begin with a review of recent updates in farm tax policy that could directly benefit your business, including: New farm credits; Alternative energy credits and incentives; Alternative Minimum Tax policy changes.

Registration is $15. Copy of the SEMAP Agricultural Business Organizer is included with registration fee. Lunch will be provided.

Hosted by SEMAP at the UMass Cranberry Station: 1 State Bog Road, East Wareham, MA.

Contact Sarah Kelley at 508-295-2212 x50 or by e-mail for more information.

RI Farmers' Market Info Session

Thursday, February 23 | 9:00PM - 10:30PM | Providence, RI | directions

For farmers, local producers, market managers and anyone looking to start a new farmers' market. Learn how to put together a successful vendor booth and how to build a successful market. Find out where current and new farmers' markets are, which markets have openings, how to carve out your niche, and how to find more vendors to diversify your market.

Hosted by Farm Fresh RI at the Urban Environmental Lab: 135 Angell St., Providence, RI.

Contact Louella by e-mail for more information.