Local & Regional Organic & Sustainable Event Listings

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NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
October 25 & 26, 2016   Northeast Sustainability Conference
This conference will heighten your awareness of the wasteful habits at all levels of today's society and will present alternative systems. Details here.
  Ramada Inn
213 Taunton Ave
Seekonk, MA
see website
October 29, 2016   CT NOFA Whole Farm Planning Course Begins
CT NOFA's Whole Farm Planning Certificate Course is a multi-week, intensive training course for farmers who aspire to improve their business and farm management practices. Limited space. Details here.
  CT Forest & Park Assoc
16 Meriden Rd
Rockfall, CT
9:00 am to
3:00 pm
October 29, 2016   Fall Gardening School
In our last garden walk of the season, we will demonstrate many late fall chores that need to be done.
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
9:30 am to
10:30 am
October 29, 2016   I Dig Dahlias
Learn how to dig and store your dahlia tubers and other tender bulbs for winter
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
11:00 am to
11:30 am
November 2, 2016   CT Soil Health Workshop: Healthy Soils: Organic Alternatives
Learn how to incorporate alternative methods for soil health implementation on the farm.  Includes farm tour, equipment viewing and demonstrations. Details here.
  Massaro Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
9:30 am to
3:30 pm
November 4-6, 2016   New England Environmental Education Alliance Conference
Come and explore what drives individual and collective involvement in environmental education through natural science, psychology, art, advocacy, faith, mindfulness, research, spirituality and media. Details here.
  Wisdom House
Litchfield, CT
see website
November 7, 8, 14, & 15, 2016   NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care
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. Details and registration here.
  Cornell Cooperative Extension
Riverhead, NY
see website
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
November 12, 2016   Agricultural Easement Workshop for Town Planners and Municipal Officials
Presented by CT Farmland Trust. Details and registration here.
  Southbury Library
100 Poverty Road
Southbury, CT
10:00 am to
12:30 pm
November 14, 2016   Growing Up Wild: Nature Activities for Early Childhood Educators
This workshop focuses on environmental education activities for young children for the garden and the schoolyard. The curriculum is designed for ages 4-7 and includes thematic units that work in a classroom, preschool, daycare or a non-formal setting. Contact Jill Keating Herbst for details and registration: 203-389-4333 ext. 1212 or jherbst@commongroundct.org
  Common Ground
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
1:00 pm to
4:00 pm
December 9, 2016   NOFA OLC Annual Gathering
NOFA OLC 11th Annual Gathering, "Biodiversity in the Landscape" with keynote speaker Catherine Zimmerman, Director of Hometown Habitat. Details and registration here.
  The Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry St
Plantsville, CT

8:30 am to
3:30 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. CT NOFA members and AOLCPs use coupon code carbon-conf-2016-nofa-olcp-members to register.
  UMass Amherst
1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA

8:00 am to
5:00 pm



126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

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