Local & Regional Organic & Sustainable Event Listings

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NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
Ongoing, starting January 23, 2016   Grow It! Gardening Series
Join Rachel Ziesk, Advanced Master Gardener, for a series of classes that will cover everything you need to be a successful home gardener come Spring time!.
  Neighborhood Housing Sevices
33 Sherman Ave.
New Haven, CT
see website
February 13-15, 2016   NOFA-VT Winter Conference
Details here.
February 13, 2016   The Healing Power of Plants
Healing plants, healing gardens. Explore the herbs and everyday plants that help us and learn to create a healing garden. Details here.
  Zion Episcopal Church
326 Notch Hill Rd
North Branford
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
February 13, 2016   Valentine's Day Chocolate Lounge
Stop by the Chocolate Lounge anytime for music, handcrafted gifts, and everything chocolate. Admission is free, donations accepted. Details here.
41 Club Road
Windham, CT
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
February 13, 2016   Growing Plants that Heal
Learn specific techniques for organically growing flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, and vines that are used for healing. Details here.
  Zion Episcopal Church
326 Notch Hill Rd
North Branford
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
February 13, 2016   Valentine's Day Soiree: A Fundraiser for CLiCK
Want to enjoy drinks, nibble delicious desserts, and unwind to Jazz music? Come support CLiCK and share the love! Details here.
  The Windham Club
184 Club Road
North Windham, CT
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
February 18-21, 2016   35th Annual CT Flower and Garden Show
Details here.
  CT Convention Ctr
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT
see website
February 22-25, 2016   New England Regional Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care
Details and registration here.
  Three Rivers Community College
Norwich, CT
see website

February 25, 2016

  Film Viewing: Consumed
ConnFact presents the movie Consumed, which explores the world of genetically modified food. Discussion with Tara Cook-Littman of Connfact to follow. For more info or to purchase tickets call or visit Catch a Healthy Habit in Fairfield, 203-292-8190 or see here.
  Marquis 16
100 Quarry Road
Trumbull, CT

February 25,2016

  Pollinator Potluck: The Vanishing Honey Bee
Learn about the remarkable Honey Bee, why bees are vanishing, and what you can do to help reverse the situation. Details here.
  Garden Education Ctr of Greenwich
130 Bible Street
Cos Cob, CT
7:00 pm
February 27, 2016   Beekeeping Seminar
A great learning experience for all levels of beekeepers on bee care, health and their hives. Presenters include CT NOFA member Alphonse Avitabile. Details here.
  Benedicts Home and Garden
480 Purdy Hill Road
Monroe, CT
1:00 pm
February 27, 2016   Farm to Table Supper
An exceptional farm to table dining experience in the intimate setting of the Bendel Mansion on the grounds of the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. Details here.
  Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Stamford, CT
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
February 28, 2016   NOFA RI Winter Conference
Details here.
  Hope & Main
691 Main Street
Warren, RI
see website
March 5, 2016   Mad Gardener's Annual Symposium "Designer's Vision"   Housatonic Valley Region HS
Falls Village, CT
See flyer link
March 1 - 3, 2016   2016 Organic Pro Series: Soil Health Workshop
A 3-day workshop taught by Todd Harrington of Harrington's Organic Land Care and Paul Wagner from Soil Foodweb NY. More info here.
  70 Highland Park Drive
Bloomfield, CT
see website
March 6, 2016   The Relevance of Seeds and Our Local Food System
Join us as we learn and question and discuss our food system.  This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the idea that we all—gardeners and eaters alike—play a role in stewarding one of our most valuable natural resources: seeds. Details here.
  Henny Penny Farm
673 Ridgebury Road
Ridgefield, CT
9:30 am to 11:00 am
March 12 & 13, 2016   CT NOFA Winter Conference
Details here.
  Western CT State University
181 White Street
Danbury, CT
see website
March 13, 2016   Pysanky & Botanical Egg Dying
Come celebrate the emergence of spring and learn the traditional craft of pysanky egg decorating. You will also decorate several eggs to be dyed with the earthy colors of botanical extracts. Details here.
  Henny Penny Farm
673 Ridgebury Road
Ridgefield, CT
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
March 17, 2016   Sustainable Landscape Conference
This all-day educational conference will address a wide range of topics focusing on plant production, sustainable landscape design, and retail marketing. Details here.

Lewis B. Rome Commons
Storrs, CT

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
March 19, 2016   Soil & Compost for School Gardens
Teachers and other educators are invited to dig into the world of soil, decomposers, worms, and compost. Learn basic composting, tips for composting with students, and lesson ideas. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
March 19, 2016   Backyard Poultry Seminar
Learn poultry management, health, nutrition and poultry disease. From beginner to expert everyone will walk away knowing something new about backyard poultry. Details here.
  Benedicts Home and Garden
480 Purdy Hill Road
Monroe, CT
1:00 pm
April 2, 2016   Root Cellar Design Course
Root cellars are simple and effective ways to reduce carbon footprints, grid dependency, and increase your food security. Learn more at this course. Register here.
  Yestermorrow Design/Build School
7865 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT
9:00 am to 5:00 pm


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