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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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Bill Duesing Award Nominations Accepted Until January 31st

CT NOFA is now accepting nominations for the Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award to be presented at the 40th Winter Conference this February. The nomination deadline is…
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Seed Cleaning days

On Friday the 10th we hosted Emily Rauch, Native Plant Program Manager at Hilltop Hanover Farm for one of our Seed Cleaning Access Days to use the Winnow Wizard at…
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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…
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UrbanScapes Pollinator Event

On Saturday October 16th the Ecotype Project and our partner Geordie Elkins from Highstead and Deepika Saksena of the Darien Pollinator Pathway, joined the Urbanscapes Native Plant Nursery “All Things…
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The Newport Garden Club invites the public to hear a talk by Sefra Alexandra, known as The Seedhuntress, at Honyman Hall at Trinity Church, 1 Queen Anne Square in Newport,…
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Expedition Log: Day 1 – Launched!

The BOATanists had a great day assembling all their gear and Ecotype plants on the outrigger canoes and began their expedition “paddlin’ for the pollinators” embarking from Enfield, CT to…
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2021 BOATanical Expedition Launches September 17th!

We at CT NOFA have been thinking a lot this year about what defines us – what makes us uniquely deserving of your support.  What always rises out of our…
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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…
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