The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut's mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut. We envision a healthy, organic Connecticut founded on ecologically, socially and economically just principles.

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CSAs: Community Supported Agriculture
EAT FRESH FROM THE FARM

Reserve a 2017 CSA share of local veggies now! If you like local food, you'll love CSAs ~ they are like a subscription for the coming harvest. CSA members receive a weekly or bi-weekly assortment of seasonal vegetables delivered fresh from the farm. Later Winter tends to be when farmers sell shares and eventually, they run out. To find farms with CSAs near you, click below for our list of members. Simply find a farm with CSA drop sites near you and sign up directly with the farmer. Happy eating and send a few pictures of your farm shares someday!

Click here for our list of Farm Members with CSAs

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Organic Farms, Gardens, Lawns 
= Healthier Food, Healthier Air 


Thursday, April 27, 2017
Smith Middle School Cafeteria, Glastonbury, CT
7:00 pm

Come learn about the concept of "soil carbon restoration" with Wind Hill Farm and community when they host Jeff Cordulack, Exec. Dir. of CT NOFA. Mr. Cordulack will be in Glastonbury to promote organic farming and gardening as a way to combat CO2 pollution and climate change.  He will show how shopping at local farms, buying organic produce, maintaining organic gardens and lawns, and home composting not only prevent pollution but also help reabsorb excess carbon dioxide.  It has been shown that managing soils organically worldwide alone could reduce extra carbon dioxide to a level that would reverse climate change.  Free event. Memberships and donations welcome at door. Refreshments provided by Glastonbury's Whole Foods Market. Contact:  windhillfarmcom@gmail.com  (a nonprofit, community farm). 

REGIONAL EVENT CALENDAR (click here)

 

THE NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE
August 11-13 ~ Amherst, MA

Where The NOFA Nation Unites!

The NOFA Summer Conference is a three day celebration of the grassroots organic movement. Gardeners, farmers, growers and food-lovers from across the Northeast will share their inspiration and ideas for organic food, farming, health, activism, and beyond.

Summer Conference Main Website

Summer Conference Facebook Event Page


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CT NOFA's 35th Annual Organic
Food, Farm, & Garden Conference

THANK YOU FOR MAKING 2017 A GREAT GATHERING!
Checkout our vendors and sponsors here:
2017 CT NOFA Winter Conference
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LOCAL FARMS & COMMUNITY GARDENS:
ARE YOU USING ONLY ORGANIC WAYS?

Sign and post the CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge at your farm stand or business so customers know you're using the most ecologically sound farming practices. Plus, your farm will be list on CT NOFA so new customers can find you!

To get started, review the Farmer's Pledge, be sure you meet the guidelines, then simply print, sign, and send it in!

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Go Organic at hone, office with an NOFA-accredited Organic Land Care Professional.
Use our 'search engine' to find a NOFA pro near you today!
To find a local organic landscaping service, click here: http://nofa.organiclandcare.net

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." Buckminster Fuller


2017 Farm & Food Guide
For your shopping pleasure!

Our comprehensive county-by-county guide to Connecticut's local, organic, and Farmer's Pledge farms. You'll also find farmers' market details, restaurants, and other businesses who support CT NOFA's organic mission.

Printed and mailed to members annually.

Click here or on cover above for the 2017 Farm & Food Guide (PDF)


CT NOFA thanks New Morning Market for generously underwriting the 2017 Farm & Food Guide!

For organic shopping made easy, visit their store in Woodbury, CT. Grab a quick lunch and enjoy a wide selection of organic produce, health & beauty items, and all types of responsibly-sourced goodies and gifts. www.newmorn.com


FRIENDS OR MARKETS WANT COPIES?
We can mail or drop a box of Farm & Food Guides at your farm or business. Just let us know! ctnofa@ctnofa.org

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LEARN ORGANIC LAWN CARE ONLINE!
NOFA's Organic Lawn Care Certificate Course
This 8-hour online course is a great way to get up speed for doing your own lawn, as professional development landscapers, school staff, town land managers and anyone else who wants to get started down the road to non-toxic land care. Start today at: www.organiclandcare.net

4-DAY NOFA Acceditation Course
In Organic Land Care

Offered 3x per year in February / August / November
Earn professional creditials while you learn new organic techniques for landscaping and gardening. The NOFA OLC program is now celebrating its 15th year of training! Ideal for pros and for conservation buffs, gardeners, consultants, teachers, municipal workers, groundskeepers, and more! NOFA Accredited OLC Professionals are listed online to be found by consumers seeking organic services.

To learn about the next 4-day course and/or to read the NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care, visit: www.organiclandcare.net

CT NOFA: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
| phone: (203) 308-2584 | ctnofa@ctnofa.org