BRISTOL, R.I. — Jack Algiere Farm Director of Stone Barn Food & Agriculture Center will be keynote speaker at the Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI Winter Conference.
Join us for our 6th annual Winter Conference, Sunday March 3, 2019 at our NEW location at the Audubon Education Center in Bristol, RI. The full day event boasts workshops in sustainable and organic farm, garden and food topics and has something for everyone.
We are thrilled to welcome Jack Algiere of Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture as our Keynote Speaker. Jack Algiere, a native Rhode Islander, graduated from the University of Rhode Island and has cultivated a wealth of experience working on farms from Costa Rica to California, to New York, where he is currently the farm director at Stone Barns Center. Learn more about Stone Barn here.
Algiere and his work at Stone Barns has been featured on WNYC Radio (New York City’s NPR affiliate), WGBH’s Victory Garden, The Today Show, The New York Times, Audubon Magazine, and The Atlantic.
The NOFA/RI Annual Winter Conference is a full day of connecting with the Rhode Island organic food and farming community with educational workshops, live music, exhibitors, and networking over a potluck lunch. Whether you’re a farmer, gardener, home grower, or eater, there’s something at the conference for you! Registration is currently open at www.nofari.org.
Conference presenters include:
Shannon Algiere, Farm Liason at Stone Barns Center, NY;
Bryan O’Hara, Tobacco Road Farm, CT & 2016 NOFA Organic Farmer of the Year;
Bill Braun of Ivory Silo Farms, MA;
Perry Raso, Owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar, RI
Christina Dedora of Sanctuary Herbs and Blue Skys Farm RI;
Jayne Merner Senecal of Earth Care Farms, RI, and more!
Learn more at nofari.org.
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