Winnow Wizard Seed Cleaning Workshop with Bill Braun

The Hickories 136 Lounsbury Road, Ridgefield, CT

Bill Braun is a farmer at Ivory Silo Farm in Westport, MA, growing organic vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit, and seed. He is also the co-founder and executive director of Freed Seed Federation, a farmer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to place-based seed for the people. At this workshop, we will tour the 17 species of native plants…

Winnow Wizard Seed Cleaning Workshop with Bill Braun

The Hickories 136 Lounsbury Road, Ridgefield, CT

Bill Braun is a farmer at Ivory Silo Farm in Westport, MA, growing organic vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruit, and seed. He is also the co-founder and executive director of Freed Seed Federation, a farmer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to place-based seed for the people. At this workshop, we will tour the 17 species of native plants…

Composting 101

Common Ground High School 358 Springside Ave, New Haven, CT

Join Common Ground High School for a workshop mixed with classroom learning and hands-on compost processing. We will be discussing composting through the lenses of chemistry, biology, economics, and more. Once we have gone through the basics of how composting works we will then have a lab session at the CG compositing area. Come prepared…

FREE

Composting 101

Common Ground High School 358 Springside Ave, New Haven, CT

Join Common Ground High School for a workshop mixed with classroom learning and hands-on compost processing. We will be discussing composting through the lenses of chemistry, biology, economics, and more. Once we have gone through the basics of how composting works we will then have a lab session at the CG compositing area. Come prepared…

FREE

Workshop: Yale-Myers Forest

Yale-Myers Forest 150 Centre Pike, Eastford, MA

Sap collection: tubing system installation and sap storage This workshop will introduce both new and experienced sugarmakers to sap collection. Specifically, the workshop will focus on how to layout, install and maintain a proper tubing system in your sugarbush. Participants will gain experience installing maple mainline and lateral lines, while becoming familiar with multiple types…

Propagating & Sowing New England Meadow Plants

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens 105 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME

New England meadow plants include a wide array of genera and are wonderful succession plants for many landscapes—dry open fields or damp, shady woodland clearings, large garden borders or converted lawn spaces. In Partnership with CT NOFA, this hands-on workshop welcomes all horticulture professionals, whether nursery growers, gardeners, or landscape designers, to come learn about…

Soil Health & Conservation Farm Equipment Day

UConn Extension Center Annex 1066 Saybrook Rd., Haddam, CT

The event will include an exhibition of low and no-till farm equipment, methods, and results for all scales of farming. Workshops will cover best methods for no-till seeding, crimping, etc., along with cover crop implementation for soil health improvement. The day will include farmer-to-farmer sharing of best practices, so farmers can exchange information on soil…

41st Annual CT NOFA Winter Conference

Wesleyan University 45 Wyllys Ave, Middletown, CT

CT NOFA is proud to present our 41st Winter Conference, to be held the second week of March, kicking off on Monday, March 6th, 2023 with a week of live virtual workshops and concluding on March 11th with an in-person gathering and celebration at Wesleyan University. We'll be offering a variety of live virtual workshops on…