NOFA/Mass Workshops – Beginning Farmer Scholarships Available

NOFA/Mass Workshops

Congratulations! You’ve got another season (almost) under your belt.  Fall is a great time to attend workshops, with the growing season still fresh in your mind and time ahead to process and research before the next season is underway.

NOFA/Mass has some great workshops planned this fall that can help increase farm profitability and soil health.

50% scholarships are available to beginning farmers! Anyone who has been farming for ten years or less can apply. Click here,, to complete a scholarship application.

Upcoming Workshops for Farmers – Beginning Farmer Scholarships Available

Raising Pastured Poultry: Chickens, Turkeys and Egg Layers
September 22, 2015 – 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Pete and Jen’s Backyard Birds and Farmyard, Sudbury
NOFA/Mass Member – $20 (Walk-In cost, $25) Non-member – $25 (Walk-in cost,

Managing Grazing Land for Increased Health, Productivity and Profit
October 5, 2015 – 9:00am to 5:30pm
Cricket Creek Farm, Williamstown
NOFA/Mass Member – $75 Non-member – $94

Organic No-Till & Intensive Vegetable Production: Tools & Techniques
October 25, 2015 – 9:00am to 5:00pm
Heifer Farm, Rutland
NOFA/Mass Member – $75 (Walk-in cost, $85), Non-member – $94 (Walk-in cost,

NOFA/Mass Winter Conference
January 16, 2016 – all day
Worcester State University, Worcester
Join us for our annual one-day conference, which features 70 workshops and exhibitors; keynote speeches with Ben Burkett, family farmer and coordinator of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives;  children’s conference and more.

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