CT NOFA’s 41st Annual Winter Conference will take place on March 11th, 2023 at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. This will be our first live conference since 2020!
Local food producers, craftspeople, or other vendors who are interested in having a table at the conference can fill out this form to apply. The cost is $60 for farmers and business members, $85 for nonprofits, and $135 for all others.
Vendors will be supplied with a 6' table and chair for their booth space. Vendor/Exhibitor fee includes one conference registration. Additional helpers must register for the conference at the rate of $15.
Vendor questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for vendor space are due by February 15, 2023.
WINTER CONFERENCE VENDORS
Rimol Greenhouse Systems offers over 10 unique free-standing greenhouses. From the gutter-connected Matterhorn to the Rolling Thunder – one of the first mobile commercial greenhouses – RGS continues to set the market standard for innovation, durability, and cost-effectiveness. Today, Rimol produces additional products for growers, including shade structures, benches, and an entire line of products to complement our industry-leading growing structures.
Twin Star Herbal Education is an herb school offering community classes, workshops and certificate trainings on Herbalism, Flower Essences, Plant Spirit Healing, Primitive Skills and Ancestral Healing as well as Goddess & Herbal Witch Programs. We are located in the beautiful hills of Western Connecticut where Twin Star’s founder and director Lupo Passero, Herbalist, Educator and Flower Essence Practitioner, shares her teachings in our classroom, throughout the country and internationally. Twin Star Herbal Education offers a myriad of classes ranging from half day workshops to two-year long herbal training intensives.
Phocas Seeds was started in 2019 by horticulturalist Corey Finke with the mission to provide gardeners, homesteaders, and farmers with high quality and unique, vegetable, herb, and medicinal seeds. Our seeds are adapted to CT as well as the greater eastern US. We focus on open pollinated and heirloom varieties grown in organic systems. All our seeds are grown in CT, NH, or PA, by small family farms. The majority of the seed we offer is grown on our farm in Thomaston & Plymouth CT, but we also source seed from two small family farms in NH and PA. All the farms that grow our seed use sustainable, regenerative, or organic practices. The health of the soil and ecosystems are important to us, and we ensure that the farms we work with share the same principles.
Formed in 2018, Yellow King Brews is a craft coffee company currently working farmers markets and other local events. We sell gourmet hot brewed coffee, various ice teas, fresh roasted coffee beans for home, and specialize in cold brew coffee. We also offer espresso made beverages and regular brewed hot coffees and teas, as well as baked goods and bar snacks that are provided by local CT businesses.
Safe Natural Organic's proprietary technology gives us the ability to extract, refine and concentrate from nature, Safe, Natural, Organic alternatives to many of today's most popular and most toxic cleaning products. The pervasiveness of harmful chemicals and pesticides in our everyday lives is unacceptable. We deserve and should expect better. Our promise to you is simple. Produce only Safe, Natural and Organic products that do no harm to our loved ones and to our environment. We believe all of SNO products will be the most Effective, truly Economical and best Eco-Healthy Cleaner you have ever used, and satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.
CT Greenhouse has been building, renovating, and growing in greenhouses and high tunnels for the last 10 years and we bring all of our first hand experience to the table. We started out as farmers with a side business of building greenhouse frames and have turned that into an innovative business providing much-needed services to growers across the country. Our mission is to be the go to solution for growers of all sizes and continue to make some of the best greenhouse and high tunnel kits on the market.
Green Earth Ag & Turf is the U.S. leader in wholesale distribution of organic products for plants, trees, and turf with thirteen years of experience and expertise in the green industries. We are founded and operated by scientists and we are backed by technical advisers and representatives across the country. We have experience in building soil health with methods that reduce inputs, increase yields, and save you money. Collectively, we bring decades of experience in commercial landscaping, agriculture and horticulture to our customers. We research and back all of our products so we can provide full technical and consulting support for your growing or treatment programs.
Little Dove Botanicals offers a wide range of herbal products, all grown locally and hand harvested. We like to make every customer's experience unique by carefully growing and selecting herbs and herbals they won't find in any other store. With us, you are sure to get authentic homegrown products without pesticides. Feel better about yourself, and feel better about the planet.
NRCS is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We work with urban and rural landowners, conservation districts, and federal, state, and local governments to restore, enhance, and protect the landscape to help meet the short- and long-term needs to clothe and feed a hungry world.
Blue Hill Too is a small ADGA Registered Nubian dairy goat farm in Eastern CT, specializing in soap production. Our goats are family...from Goat to Soap!
Farm Credit East is a financial cooperative providing credit and financial services to farmers, commercial fishermen, forest products producers and agribusinesses in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Vermont. We're made in agriculture - a cooperative owned by the customers it serves. More than any other lender, we understand your unique credit needs and offer the specialized products, tools and services to help grow your success.
The mission of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund is protecting, defending, and broadening the rights and viability of independent farmers, artisanal food producers, and their consumers. The FTCLDF protects the rights of farmers and consumers to engage in direct commerce; it protects the rights of farmers to sell the products of the farm and the rights of consumers to access the foods of their choice from the source of their choice. FTCLDF is a true grassroots organization and receives no government funding and little or no corporate funding.
New Morning Market is an independently owned natural and organic marketplace in Woodbury, CT. We consciously stock sustainable products to support your healthy lifestyle, including wholesome prepared foods, local organic produce, special diet items, meat raised without antibiotics and hormones, artisanal cheeses, and high-quality supplements and healthcare items.
Reboot Eco is a zero waste & refill shop offering alternatives that make eco-conscious living easy, affordable, and practical. The refill stations offer bulk alternatives for household cleaners and bath products, and the shops are full of low waste items to help you live more sustainably. Let’s minimize our footprint and save our planet!
At Herbal Deva, our products are made with medicinal herbs of the highest quality, integrity, and commitment to sustainability. As herbal remedies and plant-based super foods are gaining popularity, many big box stores and corporations have attempted to imitate the ingredients, recipes, and flavors our products are known for. With over twenty years of experience perfecting our craft, there is nothing out there quite like Herbal Deva.
The mission of the Department of Agriculture is to foster a healthy economic, environmental and social climate for agriculture by developing, promoting, and regulating agricultural businesses; protecting agricultural and aquacultural resources; enforcing laws pertaining to domestic animals; and promoting an understanding among the state's citizens of the diversity of Connecticut agriculture, its cultural heritage and its contribution to the state's economy.