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Leah Penniman to Deliver Keynote Address at 2023 CT NOFA Winter Conference

CT NOFA is excited to announce that we’ll once again be joined by Leah Penniman, author of Farming While Black and co-founder of Soul Fire Farm. Her keynote speech will…
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Dr. Kimberly Stoner joins CT NOFA as new Director of Advocacy

CT NOFA is excited to announce that Dr. Kimberly Stoner will be joining our team as our new Director of Advocacy. Dr. Stoner recently retired as an Agricultural Scientist from…
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CT NOFA Welcomes Jennifer Shaffer as Organic Land Care Program Director

CT NOFA is pleased to welcome Jennifer Shaffer as the new Director for the Organic Land Care Program. In her role, Jennifer will be developing new educational programming, managing the…
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The Natural Farmer Seeks Submissions for Spring 2023 Issue (theme: Water & Agriculture)

The Natural Farmer (TNF), the newspaper of the Northeast Organic Farming Association, is now accepting articles for our upcoming issues! Share your story with other farmers, gardeners, and homesteaders across…
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Winter Conference Season Kicks Off with NOFA Joint Keynote Presentation by Ira Wallace

Kick off conference season with this free webinar! The seven chapters of the Northeast Organic Farming Association have been working to develop food security programs and learning opportunities throughout our…
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CT NOFA Renews Farm Share Program for 2023

After a successful pilot program year in 2022, CT NOFA is happy to announce that we will continue to work collaboratively and region-wide in the Northeast to renew our community food…
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Donations to CT NOFA Matched Through MFUNd!

Thanks to the philanthropic efforts of the MFUNd, CT NOFA is able to match all donations, up to $5,000! Any gifts pledged will go directly towards funding CT NOFA’s Farm Share…
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CT NOFA Kicks Off Fall Fundraising Campaign

Thirty years ago, in 1991, our founder Bill Duesing already identified the need for adaptation and local self-reliance in his book, Living on the Earth., With the lack of urgency…
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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,…
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NOFA’s 50th Anniversary Documentary

In 1971, as Vietnam, Racial Discrimination and Nuclear protests raged, a group of Back to the Land counter-culturists gathered with a few ecological growers to form what is now called the Northeast Organic Farming Association - NOFA. Farmers, gardeners and conscious eaters from northeast states, discovered this growing movement.
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CT NOFA Launches Farm Share Program

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) is pleased to launch a new initiative; Farm Share, a community food security program. This program will provide limited-income residents in…
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The Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award 2022 Awardee: John Pittari, Jr.

CT NOFA was proud to award John Pittari, Jr. the annual Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award during the 40th Winter Conference this February. This award is given…
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