in a cheesemaker's kitchen

From February 13 to 15, join fellow farmers, homesteaders, activists, consumers and even kids at next week's Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont's 28th Annual Winter Conference. With the theme "Celebrating the Heart of the Organic," the event will be held in a newly expanded conference site at the University of Vermont in Burlington. Keynote speakers include LaDonna Redmond, founder of the Institute for Community Resource Development, and organic farmer Jack Lazor of Vermont's Butterworks Farm, with a special appearance by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Check out the 70+ workshops, special children's conference, farmers' market, ice cream social, Young Farmer Mixer...