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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
May 1 - 6, 2016   Green Roof Design and Installation
In this course, we will explore intensive and extensive green roof systems in both the classroom and in the field. Details here. For more information contact katie@yestermorrow.org or 802-496-5545.
  Yestermorrow Design/Build School
7865 Main Street
Waitsfield, VT
see website
           
May 5. 2016   The Hickories Farm Tour and Soil Carbon Talk
Enjoy a farm tour at The Hickories in Ridgefield with Dina Brewster, followed by a presentation about the role of carbon in soil and climate change by CT NOFA Executive Director, Jeff Cordulack. The farm store will be open so bring your own bags or coolers to stock up on organic vegetables and heritage pork and lamb. Presented by CT NOFA and co-sponsored by Fairfield County Farm Bureau. $15 pre-registered at CT NOFA; $20 at the door.
  The Hickories
136 Lounsbury Road
Ridgefield, CT
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
           
May 7, 2016   Paint the Town Green!
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven hosts their 7th Annual Family Fun Festival. This year’s theme, Paint the Town Green, promotes environmentally-minded initiatives and encourages families to do their part to preserve our beautiful earth. Admission is free. Details here.
 

NHS of New Haven
333 Sherman Avenue
New Haven, CT

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
           
May 13, 14, & 15, 2016   Pfeiffer Center Plant Sale
Don't miss this opportunity to buy beautiful, healthy, biodynamically-raised bedding plants for your garden. All proceeds benefit Pfeiffer Center programs. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am tp 5:00 pm
           
May 14, 2016   2016 Suburban Homesteading Workshop & Plant Swap
Join us again for a spring tour of CT NOFA Lifetime Member Deb Legge's hidden suburban homestead. Details and registration here.
  Wallingford, CT 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
           
May 21, 2016   Organic Vegetable Gardening
Join Sue Lavallee from Coast of Maine Organic Products for this informational seminar to have a successful organic vegetable garden. Details here.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
9:30 am to 10:30 am
           
May 21, 2016   A Baker's Dozen of Herbs
Sandy Merrill of Hart Seed Co. will teach us about herbs for cooking. Recipes will be shared and delicious refreshments served. Details here
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
           
May 29, 2016   In the Spirit of the Sun
Aiki Farms presents a day with environmentalist and actor Ed Begley, Jr. who will honor Solar Energy as we raise funds for:
CT Northeast Organic Farming Association, GMO Free Connecticut, and Food and Water Watch
  Aiki Farms
769 Shewville Road
Ledyard, CT
11:00 am to ?
           
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 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
           
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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