TOPP Spring Mentorship Program Applications Open

After successful pairings of experienced organic growers with transitioning-to-organic growers in 2023, CT NOFA seeks additional applicants for a Spring 2024 cohort of mentor/mentee pairings. The Northeast/ Mid-Atlantic Transition to…
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The Venture Farming Institute Announces Free Agricultural Training for Aspiring BIPOC Farmers

The Venture Farming Institute (VFI) is an intensive training experience designed for new and beginning farmers of color in CT and RI. This training will feature trainers of color while…
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TOPP Farmer Roundtable Videos Available

In 2023, CT NOFA co-hosted three roundtables as part of the Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) to provide knowledge and expertise to farmers who are seeking to transition to…
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Soil Health Microscopy Courses for 2024

CT NOFA is offering 3 sessions of microscopy training this year. Participants will view various soils and composts, looking at the different soil structures and the microbes that thrive in…
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Sign Up Open for Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP)

As part of USDA’s broader effort to support organic producers and in response to stakeholder feedback, this year the Farm Service Agency increased the cost share amount under the Organic Certification…
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CT NOFA Seeks Mentors and Mentees for TOPP

As part of the next phase of TOPP (Transition to Organic Partnership Program), CT NOFA is actively seeking potential mentors and mentees for the program. What is TOPP? TOPP is…
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