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

Date   Event   Location Time
 
June 28, 2016   Farm Fantasy to Reality: Creating a Successful Business Plan
A must for new, transitioning, and existing farm businesses. USDA crop insurance options will also be discussed. Free; no registration required. Details here.
 

Harmony Grange Hall
2 Shelton Road
Monroe, CT

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
           
June 26 - July 1, 2016   Design for Ecological Water Systems
We will explore how we can begin to create systems and infrastructure, both natural and built, for healthy water systems. Details here. For more information contact katie@yestermorrow.org or 802-496-5545.
  Yestermorrow Design/Build School
7865 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT
see website
           
July 10, 2016   CT NOFA Annual Meeting & Potluck
Members and friends are invited to our Annual Meeting at Massaro Community Farm. This fun and delicious event will feature words from Bill Duesing, a farm tour of pollinator strips and cover crops with Steve Munno, and awards for great CT NOFA folks who contribute to our organic mission. FREE but please RSVP so we can set the tables. BYOB and potluck dish. See you there!
  Massaro Community Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
           
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 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 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 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 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
           
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

 


CT NOFA
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

phone: (203) 308-2584 • fax: (203) 308-2586

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