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NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
August 15, 16, 22, & 23, 2016   NOFA OLC Accreditation Course
NOFA Organic Land Care Program is pleased to announce its first Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care in Maine and offer early bird registration through June 30. Details here.
  University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME
see website
August 21, 2016   Farm Dinner & Music
Join Cold Spring Farm for a family-friendly dinner on the farm. A portion of every ticket sale goes to the Colchester Land Trust to preserve 130 acres of land. Details here.
  Cold Spring Farm
46 Lake Hayward Town Rd
East Haddam, CT
4:00 pm to
7:00 pm
August 21, 2016   Urban Farming Incubator Program Info Session
"Organic" Urban Farming Incubator Program Information Session with KNOX, Inc. and UConn Extension. For additional info or questions, contact Sven Pihl at svenp@knoxhartford.org or German Cutz at german.cutz@uconn.edu

75 Laurel Street
Hartford, CT

10:00 am to 1:15 pm
August 24, 2016   Agritourism - Protecting Public Health, Animal Health, and Your Farm
This one-day conference will include experts who will be addressing risk management when visitors come to your farm. Pre-registration - $10. Walk ins are welcome - $15 at the door. Details here.
  Legislative Office Bldg
Room 2C
300 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT
9:00 am to
3:00 pm
August 27, 2016   Plan Now for your Organic Lawn Fall Renovation
NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional, Diane St John will teach the steps of maintaining, and renovating an organic lawn.
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
9:30 am to
10:30 am


September 17, 2016   Course Begins: One-Year, Part-Time Practical Training in Biodynamics
The Pfeiffer Center’s Practical Training in Biodynamics consists of thirteen full-day workshops beginning in September 2016 through June 2017. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
see website
September 24, 2016   Celebrating Agriculture
A fun day; exhibits, hay ride through a dairy barn, scavenger hunt, woodchopper competition and more. Free Admission, Free Parking. Details here.
  Woodstock Fairgrounds
Route 171
Woodstock, CT
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
September 24, 2016   Pfeiffer Center's Farm-to-Table Dinner Fundraiser
Celebrate a farm-to-table dinner of fresh biodynamic ingredients from the Pfeiffer Center & our neighbors in the Hudson Valley. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
6:00 pm
September 25, 2016   4th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off
Giant pumpkin weighing contest, farm stands, baked goods, children’s activities, pumpkin carving demonstration, dwarf goat petting area, music, food trucks. Details here.
  Ballaro Park
Main Street
Ridgefield, CT

10:00 am to
3:00 pm

October 8 & 9, 2016   Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival
Cooking demonstrations, garlic lectures, fresh garlic, garlic food court and specialty food vendors make this a must for garlic fans. Details here. Vendor information here.
  Bethlehem Fairgrounds
304 Main St. North
Bethlehem, CT
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
October 22, 2016   Thresh and Winnow: Harvesting, Cleaning, and Storing Seeds
Did you know that clean, properly stored seeds can remain viable for decades? Join us and learn about seed saving. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY

9:00 am to
5:00 pm

November 12, 2016   Beekeeping for the Future
If you are thinking about getting honeybees next spring, now is the time to prepare. Join us to learn more! Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am to
5:00 pm


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