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2013 8th Annual
Getting Started in Organic Farming Conference

The 2013 Conference was a huge success!

Thanks so much to all the sponsors, presenters, attendees, staff, and board members for making this an awesome conference! You can read a full article about the conference here.

Below are some of the presentations from the event. We will continue to add more as presenters grant us permission to do so.

Kip Kolesinskas - Gaining Access to Quality Farmland

Kerry and Max Taylor - Starting a CSA for Long Term Success

Adam Maikshilo - How to Take Advantage of NRCS Grant Opportunities

Kim Stoner - Pest Management for Organic Farms

Duncan Cox - Introduction to Organic Certification

Direct questions about the conference to Melissa Gabso, conference coordinator: melissa@ctnofa.org; 203.888.5146.

Sponsored in Part By:

USDA logo ag logo Uconn logoWhole Foods West Hartford Chabaso Bakery

This Program is a cooperative effort of CT NOFA, the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, and the Risk Management Agency/USDA.

“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, contact USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, D.C., 02050-9410 or call 1-866-632-9992 Toll Free; or 1-800-877-8339 Federal Relay Service;  or 1-800-845-6136 (In Spanish); or 1-800 795-3272 between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time; or (TDD) 720-2600. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Funding also provided in part the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program of the USDA administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, part of CT NOFA’s project titled CSAs, Community Farms, and Specialty Crops.


PO Box 164 • Stevenson, CT 06491

phone: (203) 888-5146 • fax: (203) 888-9280