CT NOFA GETTING STARTED IN ORGANIC FARMING CONFERENCE January 28, 8:30am – 4:00pm, 2012.
At the Connecticut Forest and Park Association Meeting Space – 16 Meriden Road, Rockfall, CT
Speakers and topics include: Dina Brewster, The Hickories in Ridgefield, CT – Marketing Models; Duncan Cox, Baystate Organic Certifiers – Organic Certification; Shannon Raider, Common Ground High School, New Haven, CT – Greenhouses; Bryan O’Hara, Tobacco Road Farm, Lebanon, CT – TBA; Jiff Martin & Jennifer McTiernan – Land Access and Leasing.
Registration is $30 for CT NOFA members, $40 for non-members. Scholarships are also available for new farmers – view the application here: http://ctnofa.org/events/Getting%20Started/2012_getting_started_scholarship.html. Lunch will be potluck, so attendees are encouraged to bring along their favorite dish to prepare. Co-sponsored by CT NOFA, UConn & RMA. For more information please visit: http://ctnofa.org/events/Getting%20Started/2012_getting_started_conference_page.html and call the office at 203-888-5146 to register.