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

Date   Event   Location Time
 
           

January 19, 2017

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

Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT

4:00 pm to
7:00 pm
           
January 20-22, 2017   NOFA NY Winter Conference: Long Live the Farmer - Diversity & Biodiversity
35th Annual Winter Conference features 100+ workshops, 17 tracks, a seed conference and a seed swap. Details here.
  Saratoga Hilton & City Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
see website
           

January 21, 2017

  Maple Syrup Producers Pre-Season Meeting
Calling all sugarmakers, big and small! The Maple Syrup Producers Association of CT is having their pre-season meeting. All producers welcome, including hobbyists and those thinking of going into production. Learn about increasing production and improving quality and meet with vendors. Details here.
  Lyman Memorial HS
917 Exter Road
Lebanon, CT
9:00 am to
3:00 pm
           

January 21, 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.
 

CLiCK
41 Club Road
Windham, CT

10:30 am to
1:30 pm
           
January 25, 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
4:00 pm to
7:00 pm
           
January 25, 2017   Finding, Evaluating Farm Sites, Leasing Farmland
Basic information about finding farmland, farm leasing, and State and Federal programs available for restoring farms will be discussed. Details here.
  Community Farm of Simsbury
73 Wolcott Rd
Simsbury, CT
5:00 pm to
8:00 PM
           
January 28, 2017   NOFA-NH Winter Conference: Grow Well, Eat Well
NOFA-NH Winter Conference to feature keynote speaker Joel Salatin. Details here.
  Rundlett Middle School
Concord, NH
see website
           
January 28-29, 2017   NOFA-NJ Winter Conference: Food & Farming in the Garden State
Featuring two jam-packed days of classes and workshops with nationally and locally recognized speakers. Details here.
  Rutgers Douglass Student Ctr.
New Brunswick, NJ
see website
           
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

           
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 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
see website
           
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
           
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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