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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
June 1, 2016   CT Soil Health Workshop - "Assessing Soil Health in Field Exercises"
The latest installment of Healthy Soils, part of a continuing series of workshops hosted by the Connecticut Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.  This workshop will teach participants how to assess soil health in the field on a working farm. Details here.
  Woodstock Orchards
Quasset Hill Road
Woodstock, CT
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
           
June 2, 2016   Webinar: Organic Recordkeeping for Growers
This upcoming webinar will explore processes to make on-farm organic recordkeeping easier, as well as a framework to assist in developing a recordkeeping system that maintains the records needed for organic certification. This webinar is ideal for growers looking to improve their recordkeeping infrastructure, growers new to organic certification, or growers interested becoming certified organic. Details here.
  Webinar 10:00 am to 11:30am
           
June 2, 2016   Mill StreetBar & Table Kicks off Lunch Speaker Series with CT NOFA's Jeff Cordulack
Join us to kick-off this exciting series for a "Celebrating the Soil Lunch" where CT NOFA Executive Director Jeff Cordulack will present "Feeding the World While Capturing Carbon --And How It Affects Our Food System." $58 per person. Space is limited. Reservations available by calling 203-818-3323
  Mill Street Bar & Table
230 Mill Street
Greenwich, CT
12:00 noon
           
June 4, 2016   A Celebration of Beekeeping in Connecticut
Connecticut Beekeepers Association will be celebrating 125th anniversary with talks, displays and presentations on honey bees and beekeeping. Free event. Details here.
  CT Ag Experiment Station
Lockwood Farm
890 Evergreen Ave
Hamden, CT
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
           
June 4-5, 2016   Build an Earthen Oven
Come learn how an oven works, how to build it, and how to modify it for your needs. Details here. For more information contact katie@yestermorrow.org or 802-496-5545.
  Yestermorrow Design/Build School
7865 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT
see website
           
June 5, 2016   Grow Organic Kids - Planting Party
Plant seeds that will grow into pretty plants. You will also make a decoupage spoon marker. Pre-registration is required. $5 fee.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
           
June 11, 2016   Grilling & Celebrating with Local Artisan Foods & Drinks
Explore artisan foods and craft beers from around CT while learning from the masters at Harbor Harvest when they share proper techniques for smoking and grilling your locally-sourced, pastured meats. Tickets to benefit CT NOFA and are available through Harbor Harvest. 203-939-9289
  Harbor Harvest
7 Cove Avenue
Norwalk, CT

2:00 pm to
5:00 pm

           
June 11, 2016   Cocktails and Clams
Save the date for a dockside celebration of clean water! This event supports Harbor Watch, the Earthplace Water Quality Program. Details here.
 

Copps Island Oysters
Norwalk, CT

5:00 pm to
7:oopm
           
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
           
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
           
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

 


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126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

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

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