CT-NOFA Conference Celebrates Organics
CT NOFA’s 34th Annual Winter Conference will take place on Saturday, March 12 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, March 13 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at Western CT State University in Danbury. The public is invited to join the Northeast Organic Farming Association of CT (CT NOFA) for a day of learning about organic gardening, land care, homesteading/farming and DIY foods, including kombucha, ginger beer, wine and fermented vegetables.
Saturday admission includes a keynote address about community food systems by Travis Marcotte, executive director of the Intervale Center in Vermont; a choice of more than 60 workshops to attend; access to 80 exhibitors and vendors; and a complimentary tasting of locally-roasted, organic coffee from conference sponsor Shearwater Coffee Roasters.
Admission for non-CT NOFA members is $60 and $8 for lunch includes a variety of dishes prepared by sponsors such as Barcelona, The Whelk, Kawa Ni, Sugar & Olives, Wave Hill Breads, New Morning Market and Sodexo.
For more information and to register, visit CTNOFA.org/WinterConference/index.html. Location: Western CT State University’s Midtown Campus at 181 White St, Danbury. See ad, page 10.