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

Date   Event   Location Time
 
February 11, 2017   NCTFA's 4th Annual Meeting and Hootenanny
Please join the New CT Farmer Alliance at our Annual Meeting and Hootenanny, to celebrate our farming community with food, music, beer, and more! Details here.
  The Dirt Salon
50 Bartholomew Ave
Hartford, CT
6:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
           
February 11, 2017   New Farmer Business Planning
The basic objective of this course is to provide basic information and instruction that will enable participants to complete a farm business plan. Details here.
  Killingly Ag Ed Center
226 Putnam Pike
Killingly, CT
TBD
           
February 12 & March 19, 2017   High Bionutrient Crop Production Workshop
This two-day course provides an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience to find ways to increase the health of your soil and crops for greater yields, healthier produce and better marketability. Details here.
  Westchester Land Trust
Bedford Hills, NY
see website
           

February 15, 2017

  Soil Health & Management
Participants will learn the basic soil science principles that are important to maintaining healthy soils. Details here. Hosted by GROW Windham.
 

Knox Inc
75 Laurel St
Hartford, CT

5:00 pm to
8:00 pm
           
February 18-20, 2017   NOFA VT Winter Conference: Beyond Borders: Our Role in the Global Food Movement
Please join us for three days of learning, inspiration, good food, great conversation, and community building. Details here.
  University of Vermont
Burlington, VT
see website
           
March 1, 2017   Sharing Your Story: Farm Marketing Via Communication & Social Media
Learn how the business of farming must connect with the high-speed of modern communications to stay relevant. Contact the CT Farm Bureau Assoc. for details at 860-768-1100
  Middlesex County Extension Ctr
1066 Saybrook Rd
Haddam, CT
6:00 pm
to
8:00 pm
           
March 4, 2017   Just Plain Gorgeous!
Resilient landscapes for drought or deluge. Speakers illustrate watershed designs using northeastern native plants. Please see website for symposium brochure and further details.
  Housatonic Valley Regional HS
Falls Village, CT
9:00 am
to
3:00 pm
           
March 5, 2017   NOFA RI Winter Conference
The Conference will feature a full day of workshops with nationally recognized speakers in organic and sustainable. This year’s Winter Conference has something for everyone, be they a gardener, farmer or fan of organic foods. Details here.
  Hope & Main
691 Main Street
Warren, RI
see website
           
March 6-8, 2017   Organic Pros Series: Soil Health Workshop
Learn about the soil food web, compost, extracts, teas and“qualitative” analysis of biological life with Todd Harrington & Paul Wagner. Details here.
  Harrington's Organic Laboratory & Compost Center
70 Highland Park Dr
Bloomfield, CT
8:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
March 8, 2017   Faith & Environmental Justice
The purpose of this course is to facilitate discussion and awareness of human beings’ connection and responsibility to our environment. Details and registration here or contact Michelle Bicking at ourhiddenacresfarm@gmail.com.
  Unitarian Universalist Society East
153 Vernon St West
Manchester, CT
9:00 am
to
12:00 pm
           
March 9, 2017   Creating & Improving Pollinator Habitat on Your Farm
Learn how to assess your farm for pollinator needs, and much more. Registration required. For more info contact Tracy Zarrillo at 203-974-8473 or tracyzarrillo@ct.gov
  CT Ag Experiment Station
123 Huntington St
New Haven, CT
8:30 am
to
4:00 pm
           
March 11-12, 2017   CT NOFA Winter Conference
Our Annual Winter Conference is the premier event where farmers, landscapers, foodies, gardeners, and community leaders convene to learn innovative practices, share ideas, and network with others! Details here.
  Western CT State University
Danbury, CT
see website
           
March 15, 2017   FSMA Food Safety Training: FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food
This course satisfies Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Preventive Controls for Human Food requirement for Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certification. Details and registration here or contact Michelle Louise Bicking at ourhiddenacresfarm@gmail.com
  Unitarian Universalist Society East
153 Vernon St West
Manchester, CT
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
March 30, 2017   Hemp Basics
Please join us an evening workshop and panel presentation on the shrt-term and long-term benefits of industrial hemp production. Details and registration here or contact Michelle Louise Bicking at ourhiddenacresfarm@gmail.com
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
4:30 pm
to
6:30 pm
           
April 1, 2017   Nutritionally Dense Orcharding
Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips. Details here.
  Forest & Park Assoc., Meriden
High Hill Orchard, Meriden
9am-12pm & 1pm-5pm
           
April 1, 2017   Begin a Vegetable Garden
This workshop is for anyone who wants to start a vegetable garden, incorporating basic skills and biodynamics for new gardeners. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
April 28, 2017   Beekeeping: Special Session for Beginners
This half-day orientation for beginning beekeepers will cover the life in the honeybee colony; and working with bees. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
2:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
           
April 29, 2017   Conscious Beekeeping:Practical Organic Approaches for Healthy Bees and Growing Apiaries
Learn how to nurture your hives through understanding the honeybee colony as an organism unlike any other found in nature. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
August 11-13, 2017   NOFA Summer Conference: Cultivating the Organic Grassroots Movement
The Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Summer Conference is the community learning hub of the NOFA universe. Details here.
  Hampshire College
Amherst MA
see website
           

 


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