Northeast Sustainable Agriculture

Working Group

2014 It Takes A Region Conference >

Hundreds of food systems practitioners attended this year!

Photo by Adrien Bisson

The Northeast Region's Food and Farm Network
12 States
500+ Organizations
Collaborating for Change
 

Upcoming Events

Worcester State University, Worcester, MA • January 10, 2015

Join NOFA for over 60 workshops, exhibits, an all-day seminar and keynote by Greg Judy, rotational grazier and carbon sequestration advocate. It’s fun for the whole family! The children’s conference (ages 3-12) provides a lively, interactive way for kids to get educated. Lots of do-it-yourself workshops keep teens active and engaged.

Updates from the Field

Dec 16, 2014

From NSAC: Late on December 9, Congress released their final annual appropriations bill to keep the government running for the rest of the fiscal year, and while there's some good news, overall it’s bleak news for sustainable agriculture – complete with drastic cuts to critical conservation programs and anti-farmer policy riders favoring big livestock integrators over actual farmers...

Dec 15, 2014

THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT: COMMENTS DUE TODAY! This is the first major overhaul of food safety laws in 76 years. Farmers, food hubs, marketing and food system stakeholders, eaters: The FDA needs to hear from us.

Oct 31, 2014

New Report Finds Farmers Harmed by Decline in Nation's Public Seed Supply: an analysis of the state of our country’s plant and animal breeding infrastructure and seed supply was released October 31.