WARREN, R.I. — The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island (NOFA/RI) announces their 2017 Winter Conference to be held on Sunday, March 5 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at Hope & Main, 691 Hope Street in Warren, RI.
NOFA/RI’s 2017 Winter Conference will feature a full day of workshops with nationally and regionally recognized speakers in organic and sustainable agriculture. With workshops on Balancing Farm & Life, a Round-table on Carbon Restoration, Beekeeping Basics, Organic Certification, Livestock Workshops, Growing for a Winter CSA, the business of farming, this Winter Conference has something for everyone, be they a gardener, farmer or fan of organic foods.
Speakers will include:
David Hambleton, Sister’s Hill Farm, NY
Jack Kittredge & Julie Rawson, Many Hands Organic Farm in Barre, MA
Julia Shanks, author of “The Farmer’s Office” and “The Farmers Market Cookbook”
RI Farmers Pat McNiff, Pat’s Pastured Farms, Ben Coerper & Rachael Slattery, Wild Harmony Farm
The Winter Conference is NOFA/RI’s largest educational and fundraising event. Come and learn innovative practices, share ideas, network, and enjoy our fabulous potluck lunch.
Learn more about these speakers’ workshops and register at http://nofari.org/events/winter-conference.
NOFA/RI is dedicated to serving Rhode Island farmers, gardeners and consumers of organic and sustainable food, through education and outreach. NOFA/RI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Visit us at on the Web: www.nofari.org
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