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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
February 7, 2014   UConn Ext. Vegetable Pest & Disease Workshop: Cucurbits & Brassicas
This workshop is designed for a target audience of new farmers but it is open to everyone and is suitable for gardeners, Master Gardeners, and even more experienced farmers interested in a review.  Identification and biology will be discussed for common and important pests and diseases.  A look at detailed management practices will be provided for selected problems in each vegetable family covered.  The emphasis will be on IPM and organic practices. More info and registration here.
  Litchfield County Extension Center UConn Torrington Campus
8:30am to 1:00pm
           
February 9-12, 2015 (snow date February 13th)   New England Regional Accreditation Course- NOFA OLC   Three Rivers Community College
Norwich, CT
See site
           
February 14, 2014   UConn Ext. Vegetable Pest & Disease Workshop: Solanaceae & Legumes This workshop is designed for a target audience of new farmers but it is open to everyone and is suitable for gardeners, Master Gardeners, and even more experienced farmers interested in a review.  Identification and biology will be discussed for common and important pests and diseases.  A look at detailed management practices will be provided for selected problems in each vegetable family covered.  The emphasis will be on IPM and organic practices. More info and registration here.  

Tolland County Agricultural Center
Vernon, CT

8:30am to 1:00pm
           
February 28, 2014   The Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force Sustainability Event
The purpose of this event is to showcase those working to bring local sustainable healthy food to the shoreline. Visit us on Facebook. Please contact us for info and to reserve your space. 860-388-1988 or pdowling@shorelinesoupkitchens.org.
  Westbrook YMCA
201 Spencer Plains Road
Westbrook, CT
12:00pm to 4:00pm
           
March 7, 2015   CT NOFA Winter Conference   WCSU
Danbury, CT
8:30 to 5:00 pm
           
March 12, 2015   Organic Gardening Techniques
In this class at Westmoor Park, you will learn how to enhance your soil, how to prevent and control insects and diseases, how to attract beneficial insects and pollinators, the basics of composting, and much more! Autumn is a great time to prepare your soil so that next spring you'll hit the ground running!
 

Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT

6:30pm to 8:00pm
           
March 14, 2015   Agriculture Conference on Soil Health   UConn Middlesex County Extension Center
1066 Saybrook Road
Haddam, CT
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
           
March 18, 2015   Learn to Compost at Westmoor Park
Have a Breakdown! Learn to Compost. Have you tried to make compost with no success? Learn to "break down" but in a good way! In this class you will learn about the C/N ratio, "hot vs. cool" composting, the "trash can" technique, compost tea and much more. Sounds mysterious but it is incredibly easy, and your garden will love you for it.
  Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT
6:30pm to 8:00pm
           

 


 
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