Entries by Jeremy Pelletier

2023 Farm Bill: What it means for NOFA and you

The 2023 Farm Bill will be the primary agriculture and food policy legislation of the federal government for the next 5 years. This bill determines policy and funding for agriculture, food assistance programs, natural resource allocation, new farmer resources, farmland preservation, and many other parts of our food and agricultural system in the U.S. The […]

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Announcing Eco59: a new Connecticut farmer-led seed company inspired by Pollinator Pathways and CT NOFA’s Ecotype Project

Pollinator enthusiasts, regenerative gardeners, and conservationists can now find a source of locally grown, native, ecotypic wildflower seeds: a much-awaited contribution to our northeastern ecosystem.  It is a good season for it: early winter holidays are the perfect time for sowing native wildflowers.     Eco59: a farmer-led seed collective has launched its first season of […]

NOFA Summer Conference Scholarships Available for Young and Beginning Farmers 

(Más información en español abajo.) NOFA Summer Conference Scholarships Available for Young and Beginning Farmers  Thanks to a generous contribution from a donor interested in providing greater access to our conference, we have 24 scholarships available for young and beginning farmers to attend the 2021 NOFA Summer Conference at no cost. The Summer Conference will take place […]