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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
July 16, 2016   The Farmer's Cow Summer on the Farm Tour
Meet the Farmers. Visit the Cows & Calves. Learn About Dairy Farming. Sample The Farmer’s Cow Milk, Ice Cream & Beverages. Family Fun for All Ages! Details here.
  Hytone Farm
2047 Boston Post Road
Coventry, CT
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
           
July 17, 2016   Urban Farming Incubator Information Session
UConn Extension's "Ready to Start" Organic Urban Farming Course at Knox, Inc.. Join us for our open house/information session. Details here.
  Knox, Inc.
75 Laurel Street
Hartford, CT
10:00 am to 1:15 pm
           
July 19, 2016   2016 UConn Turfgrass Field Day
Guided tours of current research studies in the areas of turfgrass management, pathology, entomology; breakout sessions highlighting handling and field application of beneficial nematodes, sustainable & pesticide-free turf management & a turfgrass disease walking tour focused on identification and cultural and chemical control options. Details here.
  59 Agronomy Road
Storrs, CT
7:30 am to 2:30 pm
           
July 20, 2016   Film Viewing: Damnation
This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Details here.
  Books & Co.
1235 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
6:30 pm
           
July 23, 2016   Beekeeping Workshop: Fall Hive Preparation
Hands-on sessions in best practices for mid-summer and fall hive management. Includes a close look at several hives to assess condition, feeding options, mite detection and control techniques. Conducted by the CT Beekeeper's Association. Both workshops on this day are the same; the 9am workshop is repeated at 11:30am. Details here.
  Massaro Community Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT

9am to 10:30pm OR
11:30am to 12pm

           
July 27, 2016   Film Viewing: Racing Extinction
Scientists predict that the human footprint on the planet may cause the loss of half of the world’s species by the end of the century. This groundbreaking documentary brings a voice to the thousands of species teetering on the very edge of life. Details here.
  Books & Co.
1235 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
6:30 pm
           
July 30, 2016   All About the Monarch Butterfly  
The monarch's plight is well known. Join us to learn what YOU can do to help the monarch butterfly. Learn about their life cycle, their food sources and more! Based on what we see in the gardens, there is even a chance you’ll get to take a close look at monarch eggs, caterpillars and chrysalises.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
9:30 am to 10:30 am
           
July 30, 2016   Corn Roast in the Hayfield & Farm Tour
Part of the Farmer's Cow Summer on the Farm Tour. Meet the Farmers. Visit the Cows & Calves. Learn About Dairy Farming. Sample The Farmer’s Cow Milk, Ice Cream & Beverages. Family Fun for All Ages! Details here.
  Cushman Farms
393 Lebanon Ave.
North Franklin, CT
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
           
August 3, 2016   Film Viewing: Planet Ocean
Dive into our planet's greatest mysteries with a team of international underwater cinematographers as they explore the breathtaking bond between humanity and the ocean. Details here.
  Books & Co.
1235 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
6:30 pm
           
August 10, 2016   Film Viewing: Inhabit
This film explores the many environmental and agricultural issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design process called 'Permaculture'. Details here.
  Books & Co.
1235 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
6:30 pm
           
August 12-14, 2016   NOFA Summer Conference
The Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Summer Conference is the community learning hub of the NOFA universe. You're invited! Be a part of the tradition! See website for details.
 

UMass
Amherst, MA

see website
           
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 17, 2016   Film Viewing: Cowspiracy
This film is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary that uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Details here.
  Books & Co.
1235 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
6:30 pm
           
August 20, 2016   Nutritionally Dense Orcharding
Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips. Co-sponsored by Hartford-Area Bionutrient Food Association and CT NOFA. Details here.
  Meriden and Rockfall, CT 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
           
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
           
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

 


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