Upcoming Organic Events in Connecticut from CtNOFA (www.CTNOFA.org)
Soil Health Initiative Workshop
Organic Soils = Healthy Soils
— April 26, 2018 —
8:30 am-3 pm | South Farms | Morris, CT
Farmers unite! Come learn new tricks for ramping up production using new soil health secrets. Special guest speakers for this first of several organic events include farmers Jack Kittredge (of the Natural Farmer Newspaper) and Julie Rawson (Exec. Dir. of NOFA Mass). Click here for details.
Organic Pesticides ~ New Employee Training Needed by Organic Farmers
— May 3, 2018 —
6:30-9 pm | Extension Offices | West Hartford, CT
FREE workshop led by Candace Bartholomew. Includes publications and what you need to know to stay in compliance. Space limited. To RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-308-2584.
No-Till Veggie Gardening!
— May 5, 2018 —
10 am-12 pm | Beardsley Zoo | Bridgeport, CT
Take your backyard veggie garden to a whole new level with soil carbon expert Sharon Gensler from NOFA Mass. RSVP here online or call 203-308-2584 to reserve by phone.
Organic Management for Invasive Plants
— May 16, 2018 —
10 am-2 pm | Beardsley Zoo | Bridgeport, CT
Take the synthetic chemicals out of your land management plan when NOFA A.O.L.C.P. and organic land care leader, Mike Nadeau shares his organic trade secrets for removing unwanted vegetation. RSVP online here or call 203-308-2584 to reserve by phone.
Farm Pollinator Dinner & Soirée
— June 2, 2018 —
6:30-9 pm | Sugar and Olives | Norwalk, CT
Join us for an exclusive dinner party hosted by Chef Jennifer Balin when we celebrate bees, butterflies, and local organic farmers who provide pollinator habitat on their farms in the last of this series of organic events. $150 pp. Dinner followed by a “Pollinator Party” with dancing into the late evening. $150 pp. Reserve tickets online or to RSVP by phone, call 203-308-2584.
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