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CT NOFA Events
NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other Regional Events

Date   Event   Location Time
           
           
September 23, 2018  

CT NOFA Day at NatureWorks Organic Garden Center ~ featuring a Monarch Tagging & Gardening Workshop plus a summertime potluck social with the organic communiy.
A fun gathering, NOFA-style - FREE workshops & potluck celebration! Join us when Nancy DuBrule-Clemente shares organic garden secrets that she's learned over 40 years in the business! Share delicious snacks and drinks including herbal iced teas and a sampling of organic wines. Meet other like-minded organic home gardeners, farmers, and landscapers. Treat your kids to fun activities in our organic gardens. Learn from the old timers - all former board members and officers are invited to attend. Potluck Social: 1:00-2:30 Butterfly Migration Gardening & Monarch Tagging Workshop with Nancy from 2:30-3:30 pm. RSVP appreciated. Email Jeff if bringing a potluck dish: ctnofa@ctnofa.org or online. Workshop details and link to RSVP here: https://ctnofa.z2systems.com/np/clients/ctnofa/event.jsp?event=554& | https://naturework.com/

  Natureworks, 518 Forest Rd (Rt 22), Northford, CT 06472

1:00 pm
to
4:00 pm

           
Oct 6, 2018  

Tour des Farms Bicycle Ride: Join us on October 6th for this year's Tour des Farms bicycle ride throughout Connecticut's picturesque Northwest Hills. Tour des Farms is designed to raise awareness and funding to implement Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development's agricultural and conservation projects. https://tourdesfarms.org

 

White Memorial Cons. Ctr., 80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759

8:00 am
to
6:00 pm
           
Oct 8-10, 2018  

NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care:
Join CT NOFA's Organic Land Care Program for a hands-on organic land care accreditation course. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning how to care for properties without toxic materials. This 30-hour, 4-day course for land care professionals and environmental educators offers a well-rounded curriculum which will cover organic land care principles, practices, design and maintenance. For an example schedule of topics that will be covered, click here. $695 per head. Group discounts and referral discounts available. Scholarships available to Connecticut-based professionals. Details: http://organiclandcare.net/accreditation/about-accreditation

  Portland, Maine 8:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
Oct 26-28, 2018  

Where Women Gather: A Celebration of Women in Agriculture Conference:
Details: https://semaponline.org/event/where-women-gather-a-celebration-of-women-in-agriculture-conference/

 

Omni Hotel at Yale U., New Haven, CT

8:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
November 15-18, 2018  

NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care:
Join CT NOFA's Organic Land Care Program for a hands-on organic land care accreditation course. This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning how to care for properties without toxic materials. This 30-hour, 4-day course for land care professionals and environmental educators offers a well-rounded curriculum which will cover organic land care principles, practices, design and maintenance. For an example schedule of topics that will be covered, click here. $695 per head. Group discounts and referral discounts available. Scholarships available to Connecticut-based professionals. Details: http://organiclandcare.net/accreditation/about-accreditation

  East Hartford, CT 8:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
December 11, 2018  

NOFA Organic Land Care Annual Gathering: Join us for lunch and learning with the NOFA community of experts in the organic landscaping and gardening fields. A great way to earn CEUs and meet other pros who are working to elimate toxins from their tool kits. Details will be posted here: www.organiclandcare.net

  The Heritage Hotel & Conf. Ctr.,
Southbury,
CT
9:00 am
to
3:30 pm
           
    UCONN Extention Farmer Trainings: https://newfarms.extension.uconn.edu/solidground      
           
   
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project: https://nesfp.org/events
     

CT NOFA
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

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

ctnofa@ctnofa.org