Celebrating Organics as the Solution to Saving Our World
March 12 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at
Western Connecticut State University in Danbury
The public is invited to join the Northeast Organic Farming Association of CT (CT NOFA) for a day of learning about organic gardening, land care, homesteading/farming and DIY foods including kombucha, ginger beer, wine, and fermented vegetables.
Admission for non-members is $60 (members save $5) and $8 for lunch (a bargain!) includes a variety of delicious dishes prepared by their generous sponsors: Barcelona, The Whelk, Kawa Ni, Sugar & Olives, Wave Hill Breads, New Morning Market, Plan B, and Mill Street Bar & Table and Sodexo.
Saturday admission includes a keynote address about community food systems by Travis Marcotte, Executive Director of the Intervale Center in Vermont; a choice of more than 60 workshops to attend, plus access to 80 exhibitors and vendors. (click here to sign up to exhibit or vend)
Enjoy a complimentary tasting of locally-roasted, organic coffee from sponsor Shearwater Coffee Roasters. Register by February 14, 2016 to save $5. Register online at ctnofa.org.
New this year: Farmers and beginning farmers, Sunday, March 13 offers you an additional day of intensive workshops with farmer-instructors and other industry experts. Workshops include Getting Started in Organic Farming, Getting Started with Extending the Growing Season, and the “Value” in Value Added Products. Click here to read more. Be sure to select both Saturday and Sunday when registering online here and take advantage of the early bird offer and combination tickets. Register online at ctnofa.org.