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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Land Care Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
September 28, 2016  

Public Act 490 Seminar
Do you own farmland, forest land, or open space land? Come learn about Public Act 490: CT's Current-Use Tax Law for Farmland, Forest Land, and Open Space Land. Details here.

  Fire Safety Complex
23 Goshen Hill Rd
Lebanon, CT
6:00 pm to
8:00 pm
           
October 1, 2016   CT NOFA Grilling Class & Lunch
Guests will enjoy a morning grilling class led by Executive Chef Geoff Lazlo, followed by lunch. Early fall produce from Back 40 Farm and other local farms will be featured on the menu. Geoff will demonstrate grilling techniques while teaching guests how to cook an entire meal on the grill. Details here.
  Mill Street Bar & Table
230 Mill Street
Greenwich, CT
11:00 am to
2:00 pm
           
October 1, 2016   Multiplication by Division: How to Divide Perennials in the Fall
As the weather cools down in October, it is time to dig and divide your spring and summer blooming perennials. Learn how at this workshop.  Details here.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
9:30 am to 10:30 am
           
October 1, 2016   Learn to Dye Using Plant Materials
Learn the process of dyeing using natural materials. $35; registration required.  Details here.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
           
October 4 & 5, 2016   Natural Resource Conservation Fair
Presented by the Southwest Conservation District. For details contact SWCD43@sbcglobal.net. Program brochure here.
  Lockwood Farm
890 Evergreen Ave
Hamden, CT
10:00 am to
5:00 pm
           
October 5, 2016   Public Act 490 Seminar
Do you own farmland, forest land, or open space land? Come learn about Public Act 490: CT's Current-Use Tax Law for Farmland, Forest Land, and Open Space Land. Details here.
  Nonnewaug HS
5 Minortown Rd
Woodbury, CT
6:00 pm to
8:00 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
           
October 13, 2016   Public Act 490 Seminar
Do you own farmland, forest land, or open space land? Come learn about Public Act 490: CT's Current-Use Tax Law for Farmland, Forest Land, and Open Space Land. Details here.
  CT Farm Bureau Assoc
78 Beaver Rd
Wethersfield, CT

6:00 pm to
8:00 pm

           
October 15, 2016   Taste the Terroir of Connecticut
CT NOFA is pleased to present a guided tasting of Connecticut honeys with Connecticut beekeeper, author and honey sommelier Marina Marchese. Marchese will take guests on a tasting journey to discover the unique sensory qualities (terroir!) of hyper-regional, Connecticut honeys. Details here; registration here.
  New Morning Market
129 Main St.N.
Woodbury, CT

2:30 pm to
4:30 pm

           
October 15, 2016   City Mouse to Country House Barn Dinner
Chef Phoebe Cole-Smith returns for this farm dinner which will benefit Green Village Initiative. More details here.
  The Hickories
136 Lounsbury Road
Ridgefield, CT
4:00 pm
           
October 17, 2016  

World Food Day Community Breakfast
Enjoy a free breakfast & learn about the Hartford Advisory Commission on Food Policy's goals for 2017. This breakfast coincides with the World Food Day of the United Nations, an international celebration that draws attention to the global food system, global food security, and global environmental sustainability. RSVP here.

  The Studio at Billings Forge
563 Broad St
Hartford, CT

8:30 am
to
11:00 am

           
October 21, 2016   New Haven Farms Contra Dance Fall Harvest Fundraiser
Come celebrate our 2016 harvest with contra dancing, local beer and wine, hors d'oeuvres, food trucks, and exciting auction items! Details and registration here.
  1175 State Street
New Haven, CT
7:00 pm to
10:30 pm
           
October 22, 2016   Farm Beginnings Course
Join the Hudson Valley Farm Beginnings Course at Hawthorne Valley Farm. Six sessions of whole farm and business planning from October through December 2016 on Saturdays. Envision your farming enterprise, set goals and learning plans, understand budgeting and finances; develop a marketing plan for your farm. Contact Rachel Schneider: rachel@hawthornevalleyfarm.org.  Schedule here.
  Hawthorne Valley Farm
327 Rt 21 C
Ghent, NY
see schedule
           
October 22, 2016   Thresh and Winnow: Harvesting, Cleaning, and Storing Seeds
Did you know that clean, properly stored seeds can remain viable for decades? Join us and learn about seed saving. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY

9:00 am to
5:00 pm

           
November 10, 2016   Film Screening: Polyfaces: A World of Many Choices
Joel Salatin and Polyface, his farm, are making headlines worldwide. Join CT NOFA for a viewing of the new film, Polyfaces: A World of Many Choices.  After, Jeff Cordulack will discuss innovative new models for the future of organic farming and its potential to reabsorb excess carbon dioxide and reverse climate change. If you eat, buy, or grow food - then this film is a must see! All proceeds will benefit Audubon Greenwich and CT NOFA. $15; wine and cheese reception included.  Seating limited; RSVP at 203-308-2584.
  Audubon Greenwich
613 Riversville Rd
Greenwich, CT

6:00 pm to
9:00 pm

           
November 12, 2016   Beekeeping for the Future
If you are thinking about getting honeybees next spring, now is the time to prepare. Join us to learn more! Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am to
5:00 pm
           
January 31, 2017   Landscape Heroes: Carbon, Water, & Biodiversity
C T NOFA, NOFA Organic Land Care Program, NOFA/Mass, Ecological Landscape Alliance and Biodiversity for a Livable Climate are partnering to office this ground-breaking conference on carbon soil sequestration at UMass Amherst. Many practical tips will be offered on keeping carbon IN the soil and creating healthy soil ecosystems. Details here.
  UMass Amherst
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA

8:00 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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