Entries by Jeremy Pelletier

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2020 Winter Conference Request for Proposals

CT NOFA’s 38th annual conference will be held on March 7th, 2020 at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.  This new location will allow easier access to this event for people from all over our state as well as guests from Massachusetts and Rhode Island and New York. Our keynote speaker is Niaz Dorry of the […]

Organic No-Till Farming Research Initiative: An Update

From NOFA’s technical consultant and “embedded” reporter, Monique Bosch Under the Microscope at Assawaga Farm We visited Assawaga Farm in late September to take a peak at how microbes are handling the ‘no-till’ environment up there. For the past 2 years Yoko and Alex have worked tirelessly on their 2 acre intensive farm to ‘push […]

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Journey Person Program Relaunches in 2019

CT NOFA Invites Beginning Farmers and Land Care Professionals to Apply for the Journeyperson Program. Applications Due on October 15th. APPLY HERE The Journeyperson Program strives to provide committed beginning farmers and land care professionals with the opportunity to learn skills and gain the experience they will need to succeed as farmers and business owners.  […]

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NOFA Accreditation Courses in Aug and Nov Offered Free in 2019: Spanish Translation Offered in November

Landscaping professionals transitioning to organic practices and those already using chemical-free options and want to learn more are invited to attend the NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care, a 30-hour professional training and accreditation course to be held at Common Ground High School in New Haven on August 19, 20, […]

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June 17-23 is POLLINATOR WEEK

From the Connecticut Council on Soil and Water Conservation Press Contact: Lilian Ruiz, Executive Director 33 Mead Ave., Cos Cob, CT 06807 203-424-8469 ctcoucilswc@gmail.com PRESS RELEASE         Time to Celebrate Our Butterflies and Bees! The Connecticut Council on Soil and Water Conservation is pleased to announce that Governor Ned Lamont has proclaimed […]

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2019 Farm and Food Guide

Click here for a pdf copy CT NOFA’s Farm and Food Guide is about our nourishment, body and spirit, from Connecticut’s abundant and diverse farmland. Each spring, we pour over the entries, discovering new farms and revisiting the happy memories of old friends, barns, and fields we have fallen in love with over the years. […]