Donate To CT NOFA & Organics Today!
or join our CrowdRise Team
for a chance to win prizes, including Chez Panisse posters signed by Alice Waters
and great outdoor gear from Patagonia
The top two fundraisers who help us reach our goal each win a prize! These two winners choose from two Alice Waters signed posters and three Patagonia jackets. Plus, any $100+ donor will automatically be entered to win one of the remaining prizes.
Click here to donate or get started as a Fundraiser today! Click the big FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button and you'll instantly have your own fundraising page as a part of our CT NOFA Team on CrowdRise.
No Cost Fundraising, All Year Long!
Simply designate CT NOFA as your favorite charity when you use GoodSearch as a search engine (or Goodshop to find deals). When you do this, we will receive a donation for each time you do a search or shop online!
Renew or join today! Join our community of farmers, gardeners, land care professionals, educators, chefs and consumers committed to growing Connecticut organically. Click here to learn more about CT NOFA memberships, including the benefits of becoming a business member.
NOFA Bulk Order
Order in January to save on Organic Farm & Garden Supplies
NOFA is pleased to announce the 2016 Bulk Order program. Bulk orders offers discounts on organic farm, garden and lawn care products while supporting NOFA state chapters.
In 2016 there will be six participating order pick up sites in Massachusetts, one site in Rhode Island and one site in Connecticut.
New Cover Crop BlendsThis year's Bulk Order will include pre-mixed cover crop cocktail blends for your cover cropping regimen. Whether on-farm or in your backyard garden, this simple method can suppress weeds, restore carbon, and improve soil health overall.The 2016 NOFA Bulk Order is ONLY OPEN from January 1 through January 31
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Together, we are bringing new organic paradigms to Connecticut!
One of our most important goals for 2016 is to spread the word that organic agriculture and land care are proven, cost-effective methods for producing goods while also reducing carbon in the atmosphere! A win-win solution, indeed.
We aim to educate and empower every farmer, land care professional, gardener and homeowner to adopt at least one tenet of organic practices to help combat climate change, create more healthy and resilient communities, and restore soil health.
We continue our commitment to growing the next generation of organic farmers and I'm pleased to share that our Whole Farm Planning Certificate Course is underway with 39Your generous donations help fund CT NOFA programs that are critical to growing an organic Connecticut.
participants, 31 of which are new and aspiring farmers. We are training several brand new farmers planning their first growing season, a new marketing manager at an established family farm creating a vision for the development and growth of the farm, and full-time farmers who want a better understanding of the business decisions that will help guide the future direction of their farms. Upcoming sessions will focus on business planning and end with the final four on-farm sessions this spring.
We wrote the standards for organic land care, we educate organic lawn and land care professionals, and advocate for safer, non-toxic practices and laws that support them.
At our 10th Annual Gathering of Organic Land Care Professionals
on December 14th, we highlighted updates to the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care 6th Edition, honored the City of Springfield, Mass. with an Organic Leadership Award, and also surprised Chip Osborne with an award in honor of his work advocating for organic lawn care in public and private spaces. Congratulations to the City of Springfield and Chip!
You can learn more about this powerful annual event below.
Please support us on this mission - we can't do it without you! Please make a donation today so we can continue our existing initiatives while adding new ones - like 'carbon farming' and fighting fake grass sports fields - in the New Year.
Thank you for your membership and support. I wish you and yours a healthy and happy New Year.
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How To Help Fundraise or Contribute Today!
- Donate by check payable to CT NOFA or donate on via our website: ctnofa.org
- Call CT NOFA at 203-308-2584 (office) or 203-613-8813 (executive director).
- Or join our team &/or make a donation on the Year-End Fundraiser 2015 on CrowdRise (online fundraising platform). You can help CT NOFA and win prizes, too!
We are excited to give away limited edition Chez Panisse posters signed by Alice Waters and Patagonia outerwear to top CrowdRise fundraisers and donors of $100 or more. We have raised over $33,000 towards our year-end goal of $69,000!
Join the CT NOFA Board!
Are you a farmer? Have marketing or fundraising skills? Or do you simply want to lend your talents to organic initiatives in our state? If so, we want to meet you.
Please contact CT NOFA Board President John Turenne for an exploratory conversation at: