The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut's mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut. We envision a healthy, organic Connecticut founded on ecologically, socially and economically just principles. In addition to our food-based initiatives, CT NOFA also runs the NOFA Organic Land Care program to train the next generation of organic landscapers, land managers, and conservationists.


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SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, March 10, 2018

The 36th Annual Winter Conference
A Celebration of Organic Food, Farms, Gardens and Fans!
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Be an EXHIBITOR/VENDOR!

Be an ORGANICONN Sponsor
&/or Advertise in the Program Guide


Be a PRESENTER: Apply by Dec 15, 2017!:
Have an important lesson to share with Farmers, Organic Food Fans, Homeowners, Gardeners, or Youth? ... If so, apply to be a Presenter on March 10, 2018 at CT NOFA's "OrganiConn". This is a special gathering of organic farmers, gardeners, landscapers, organic food fans, families, and community leaders who are interested in learning more about organic ways and living!  Workshops are 60 minutes long and can use a Slideshow/PowerPoint presentation. PRESENTER APPLICATION

Questions about ORGANICONN?
Email us: winterconference@ctnofa.org or call the office.

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The NOFA OLC program is now celebrating its 16th year of training!
NOFA Acceditation Course In Organic Land Care

4 Day Credential Course: February 6-9, 2018
At Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, CT

Earn professional creditials while you learn new organic techniques for landscaping and gardening. NOFA Accredited OLC Professionals are listed online to be found by consumers seeking organic services. Ideal for professional landscapers and for gardeners, consultants, teachers, municipal workers, groundskeepers, and more! The NOFA Organic Land Care 4-day courses will educate and prepare you to offer organic services to your clients. Learn about the 4-day course here or call the office at 203-308-2584

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EAT FRESH FROM THE FARM!
Join a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
Now For Winter Or Spring 2018

Simpaug Farm CSA ShareReserve a 2018 CSA share of local veggies now so you don't miss out when they sell out thier shares!

If you like local food, you'll love CSAs ~ they are like a subscription for the coming harvest. CSA members receive a weekly or bi-weekly assortment of seasonal vegetables delivered fresh from the farm. Later Winter tends to be when farmers sell shares and eventually, they run out. To find farms with CSAs near you, click below for our list of members. Simply find a farm with CSA drop sites near you and sign up directly with the farmer.

Happy eating and send a few pictures of your farm shares someday!

Click here for our list of Farm Members with CSAs

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ARE YOU GROW WITH
ORGANIC WAYS ONLY?

Not certified yet? Submit an application for the CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge to use at your farm stand or business so customers know you're using the most ecologically sound farming practices. Plus, your farm will be list on CT NOFA so new customers can find you!

To get started, review the Farmer's Pledge, be sure you meet the guidelines, then simply print, sign, and send it in to the office for review!

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"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
Buckminster Fuller

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2017 Farm & Food Guide
For your shopping pleasure!
Our comprehensive county-by-county guide to Connecticut's local, organic, and Farmer's Pledge farms. You'll also find farmers' market details, restaurants, and other businesses who support CT NOFA's organic mission.

Printed and mailed to members annually.

Click here or on cover above for the 2017 Farm & Food Guid (PDF)

CT NOFA thanks New Morning Market for generously underwriting the 2017 Farm & Food Guide!

For organic shopping made easy, visit their store in Woodbury, CT. Grab a quick lunch and enjoy a wide selection of organic produce, health & beauty items, and all types of responsibly-sourced goodies and gifts. www.newmorn.com

FRIENDS OR MARKETS WANT COPIES?
We can mail or drop a box of Farm & Food Guides at your farm or business. Just let us know! farmandfoodguide@ctnofa.org

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Go Organic At Home, Office, & School!
Hire a NOFA-accredited Organic Land Care Professional
To find a local NOFA Accredited organic landscaping service provider near you, visit our search engine online here: http://nofa.organiclandcare.net

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LEARN ORGANIC LAWN CARE ~ NOW ONLINE!
"Organic Lawn Care Certificate Course"

This 8-hour online course is a great way to get up speed for doing your own lawn, as professional development landscapers, school staff, town land managers and anyone else who wants to get started down the road to non-toxic land care. Start today at: www.organiclandcare.net

Read & Order the NEW 6th Edition of the
NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care here

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CT NOFA: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
| phone: (203) 308-2584 | ctnofa@ctnofa.org