CT NOFA Winter Conference Opens for Registration

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.

CT NOFA 2014 Winter Conference to Be Held at WCSU Danbury

The 2014 CT NOFA Winter Conference is Connecticut’s largest food, agriculture and sustainability conference and brings into focus the challenges of the next generation of farmers and how they affect all of us. Join us to discuss the future of sustainable farming, celebrate local food and much more. Online registration is open for the March 1 conference being held at WCSU Danbury.

Clean Plates Cookbook Giveaway!

Every once in a while I encounter a cookbook that’s worth sharing with sophisticated green eaters, and The Clean Plates Cookbook is one of them. (We shared their sustainable restaurant app earlier this month.) The first 8 chapters are packed with practical guidance on clean eating that begins with making plants the foundation of one’s diet rather than the typical American slab of meat.

7 Must Have Sustainable Food Apps

But when you’re on the road for business or vacation looking for somewhere sustainable to eat, or in the supermarket trying to choose Non-GMO products or sustainable seafood, nothing is handier than a mobile app. Concerned about food waste? There’s an app for that too!

Eating Locally in the Winter Is Easier Than Ever

The change of season from fall to winter brings us shorter, darker days and a challenging growing season for even the most adventurous four-season farmers. Ah but the wonders they’re able to produce despite the elements – tender field spinach and baby kale plus greenhouse treats like fresh herbs, pea shoots, mushrooms and lettuces – are drawing crowds to the winter farmers’ markets. Indeed, it’s the winter spinach and kale that are the first to sell out at Fort Hill Farm’s booth at the Saturday Westport Farmers’ Market.

Fairfield Green Food Guide
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