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.
CT Farm to Chef Week 2015, The CT Dept. of Agriculture’s annual celebration of CT Grown, is scheduled for September 13-19. Restaurants, cafes, caterers, cafeterias, food trucks, bakeries, and other dining establishments are invited to register to participate in this event and partner with Connecticut farms to showcase Connecticut Grown foods on their menus.
CT NOFA’s 33rd Annual Winter Conference will be held on Saturday, March 7th (snow date March 8th). Hear keynote speaker Dr. Kristine Nichols of the Rodale Institute discuss the future of sustainable farming, attend a wide variety of workshops and panel discussions, meet and shop from more than 60 exhibitors and vendors, network over lunch, celebrate local food, participate in the raffle, and more.
The Greenwich Land Trust has partnered with the Garden Education Center of Greenwich to offer a workshop on fruit tree grafting techniques.
On Thursday, March 27 from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, Charles Day, a former commercial fruit-grower, will talk about the collection and storage of scion wood, rootstocks and their function, different types of grafts, and the art of tying and waxing.