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,https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1iem73Aw0kKR7xTVQu3942q97QMj8cN4AfSKKaR4ip0k/viewform, 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.