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2024 Thriving Gardens Course

Course Registration 

The Thriving Gardens Course is a unique garden education program offered by the Vermont Garden Network to teach adults how to grow their own food in a fun, supportive, and cooperative learning environment.  For detailed course information, please go to our website or email Angela at


24 weeks  //  May 1–October 12
Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30pm
5 Saturdays from 9:30am-12pm
(May 4, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14)


Full fee: $600

Includes class time, 4'x20' bed, all necessary gardening materials, herbalism & food preservation make-and-take items, and as many vegetables seeds/starts as you can grow!


  • Monthly payment plans can be arranged.  The first monthly payment of $100 is due with your online registration.  Subsequently, you will be billed five monthly payments of $100 each in May, June, July, August and September. 
  • If you are interested in setting up a payment plan, please go ahead and fill out this form, make your first monthly payment, and we will be in touch with you to set up recurring payments.


  • There is a non-refundable fee of $20 due upon submission of this form. 
  • Participants who cancel before the course starts are refunded in full, less the $20 fee.
  • Participants who cancel during the first month will receive a 50% refund. 
  • Participants who cancel after the first month will not be eligible for a refund. 

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