SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island (NOFA/RI) with our friends at Connecticut NOFA announce an Organic Land Care Seminar November 3, 2019.
Join landscaper, arborist and ecological designer, Michael Nadeau a leading authority in the field of sustainable and organic land care strategies and Frank Crandall, horticultural business consultant and author, each with 40+ years of experience for an organic land care seminar.
This seminar will benefit landcare professionals (and farmers too) as well as the home gardener seeking to learn more about organic alternatives and to avoid the use of traditional chenical insecticides and pesticides and the harmful impacts of their use. Michael and Frank share real world solutions using organic approaches resulting in natural choices that create sustainable healthy landscapes.
Date and Time: Sunday November 3, 2019. 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location: South Kingstown Land Trust Barn.
17 Matunuck Beach Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
Michael Nadeau’s thirty plus years in the organic landscaping business has positioned him as one of the leading authorities in the field of sustainable organic and ethical land care strategies in the US. Michael helped develop both the Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Standards for Organic Land and Lawn Care, and the NOFA Organic Lawn and Turf Course Manual.
Michael is sought after for creating attractive sustainable & restorative environments using NOFA approved organic practices that respect the ecology of the property and reflect the philosophy of the client. Michael’s organic and sustainable wholistic land care programs carefully maximize wildlife habitat with specific plantings and techniques, improving the overall health of land, water, and wildlife. Improved functionality controls erosion, and reduces long-term maintenance costs, and environmental degradation, while enhancing natural beauty.
For 35+ years, Frank Crandall ran a successful company that won 24 landscape awards and at its peak grossed in excess of $3 million annually with 30 employees. In 2005, Frank earned his NOFA accreditation in Organic Land Care and still maintains that the NOFA course “is the best educational course I have ever taken.” Frank convert his landscape business into a completely organic company over three years. Author of several books including “The Essential Horticultural Business Handbook,” which has become a textbook at North Shore Community College, Frank currently consults, lectures, and writes, sharing his expertise and lessons learned. He also teaches in the NOFA OLC accreditation courses.
Learn more at nofari.org.
Or register at : https://ctnofa.z2systems.
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