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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
 
Ongoing   Natureworks, Northford
Natureworks hosts ongoing workshops and garden walks. Most are free of charge and no registration needed. See website for details.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
see website
           
August 31, 2015   Demystifing Organic Certification for New Farmers
Join NOFA-NY and the farmers of Ironwood Farm for a day of learning about organic certification as it applies to beginning farmers. Enjoy a farm tour where we will walk and talk about all aspects of land certification.Details here.
 

Ironwood Farm
103 County Rt. 9
Ghent, NY

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
           
September 4 - 7, 2015   Haddam Neck Fair
See website for more information and downloadable fairbook
 

Haddam Neck Fairgrounds
26 Quarry Hill Road
Haddam Neck, CT

see website
           
September 4 - 7, 2015   Woodstock Fair
See website for more information
  281 Route 169
Woodstock, CT
see website
           
September 5 - 7, 2015   Goshen Fair
See website for more information
  Goshen Fairgrounds
116 Old Middle St
Goshen, CT
see website
           
September 5, 2015   2nd Annual Hop Harvest and Pig Roast
Come join in the fun of harvesting and picking hops that are grown on farm and used in our brewery. Stay for a pig roast and harvest celebration featuring food from the farm, local musicians, a local Chef, and plenty of good company. The event is free if you want to come pick hops, and we are charging for tickets for the pig roast just to cover our expenses. See website for details and tickets - and a great little video about the event!
  Camps Road Farm
33 Camps Road
Kent, CT
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
           
September 9, 2015   Special Emergency Seminar - Are You Prepared for the Next Avian Influenza Outbreak?   Central Connecticut Co-op
10 Apel Place Manchester, CT
7:00 to 9:30 pm
           
September 10-13, 2015   Hebron Harvest Fair
See website for more information
  347 Gilead Street
Hebron, CT
see website
           
September 10-13, 2015   North Haven Fair
See website for more information
  290 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT
see website
           
September 10-13, 2015   Wapping Fair
See website for more information
  Evergreen Walk
100 Cedar Avenue
South Windsor, CT
see website
           
September 11-13, 2015   Bethlehem Fair
See website for more information
  384 Main St North
Bethlehem, CT
see website
           
September 11-13, 2015   Ledyard Fair
See website for more information
  Ledyard Center Fairgrounds
742 Colonel Ledyard Hwy
Ledyard, CT
see website
           
September 12, 2015   Granby Open Farm Day
Experience the variety of agriculture in Granby, with stops that showcase veggie farms, horse farms, orchards, a landscape nursery, and a vineyard, plus a cattle farm and a dairy. Details here.
  see website see website
           
September 12, 2015   Hillstown Grange Agricultural Fair
See website for more information
  617 Hills Street
East Hartford, CT
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
September 12, 2015   Meriden Grange Fair
See website for more information
 

540 Broad Street
Meriden, CT

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
September 12, 2015   Simsbury Grange Agricultural Fair
See website for more information
 

236 Farms Village Road
Simsbury, CT

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
September 17, 2015   5% Day for CT NOFA at Whole Foods   All Connecticut Whole Foods locations  
           
September 17-20, 2015   Four Town Fair
See website for more information
  56 Egypt Road
Somers, CT
see website
           
September 18, 19, & 20 , 2015   Guilford Fair
See website for more information
 

Guilford Fairgrounds
Guilford, CT

see website
           
September 19, 2015   SOWING  THE SEEDS OF HOPE: An Afternoon with Dr. Jane Goodall   Ives Concert Hall White Hall
WCSU, Midtown campus
181 White Street
Danbury, CT
2:00 pm
           
September 19, 2015   Winter Hive Preparation
A walk-through on closing up the hives at the apiary. Details and registration here.
  Massaro Farm
Woodbridge
9:00 am to 10:00 am & 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
           
September 19, 2015   Homesteading Workshop at Henny Penny Farm
Join us for another homesteading tour at Whitney Freeman's Henny Penny Farm in Ridgefield, CT. This workshop/tour will cover a range of topics, from using animals to manage your land to willow weaving, botanical printing, cut flower growing and botanical dyes for fiber. There will be lots of time for questions and walking the property. Details and registration here.
  Henny Penny Farm
Ridgefield, CT
10:00 am to 12:00pm
           
September 19, 2015   Composting Workshop and Farm Tour at GVI's Reservoir Community Farm   GVI's Reservoir Community Farm
1469 Reservoir Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
1:00 to 3:00 pm
           
September 19, 2015   Putting the Garden to Bed Learn the steps needed ot successfully transition from the growing season to the garden in winter. Get practical advice that will come in handy in your home landscape. Free; registration recommended. Details here.   White Flower Farm
167 Litchfield Rd
Morris, CT
10:00 am
           
September 19 & 20, 2015   Live Green CT!
Join us at Connecticut’s largest, healthy living, fun-filled family festival for all ages. Live Green Connecticut! has something for everyone!  Details here.
  Taylor Farm Park
45 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT
see website
           
September 19 & 20, 2015   Orange Country Fair
See website for more information
  525 Orange Center Road
Orange, CT
see website
           
September 19, 2015   Killingly Grange Fair
For more information contact killinglygrange@live.com or 860-336-8897
  801 Hartford Pike
Dayville, CT
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
September 19, 2015   Wallingford Grange Fair
For more information contact wlfdgrange@earthlink.net or 203-314-6922
  586 Center Street
Wallingford, CT
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
September 23, 2015   Exploring Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for CT Agriculture
Explore strategies to help farms cope with the challenges of climate change and learn about State and Federal programs that can help farms adapt. Details and registration here.
  Massaro Community Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
5:00 pm to 7:00 PM
           
September 24 - 27, 2015   Durham Fair
See website for more information
  24 Town House Rd
Durham, CT
see website
           
September 26, 2015   Celebrating Agriculture
See website for more information
  Woodstock Fairgrounds
Rte. 169
Woodstock, CT
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
           
September 26, 2015   Farm to Table Community Supper
Featuring fresh, locally-grown food. Free admission but seating is limited - please RSVP to 203-269-6836. Donations welcome.
  Wallingford First United Methodist Church
941 Old Rock Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT
5:30 pm
           
September 26, 2015   Family Bird Walk at Millstone Farm
Late September is the beginning of hawk migration. Join us for a walk around the farm, situated on the top of a ridge, which provides great views of the sky to watch for hawks, eagles and many other bird species. Register here.
-Bring your binoculars.
-This workshop is child-friendly.
-Be sure to dress for the weather and for walking through some wet areas.
  Millstone Farm
180 Millstone Road
Wilton, CT
9:00 am
           
October 3, 2015   Fall Bulb Planting for Spring Beauty
Learn what's new in the world of tulips, daffodils and minor bulbs, and hear about the newest developments from the growing fields in Holland. Free; registrations suggested. Details here.
  White Flower Farm
167 Litchfield Rd
Morris, CT
10:00 am
           
October 4, 2015   Organic Harvest Jamboree
Celebrate the harvest season with CT NOFA at this family-friendly Farm-to-Plate festival on Waldingfield Farm - one of the largest organic vegetable farms in the state
  Waldingfield Farm
24 East Street
Washington, CT
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
           
November 14, 2015   Kill Your Lawn: SALT* Seminar for Homeowners
Smaller American Lawns Today presentations: Kill Your Lawn, Design Without Lawn, A Myriad of Meadows, and Novel Native Shrubs. Visit the website for more info or check out this flyer.
  Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
           
December 4 & 5, 2015   Holiday Market
The Kellogg Environmental Center & Osborne Homestead Museum, as part of their annual holiday tours, is planning a holiday market featuring Connecticut-grown and produced items. For more information contact susan.d.robinson@ct.gov or 203-734-2513
  Kellogg Environmental Center
500 Hawthorne Avenue
Derby, CT
Dec 4th:
3pm -7pm
Dec 5th: 10am-3pm
           

 


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