NOFA Summer Conference: Call for Workshop Proposals

The deadline for workshop proposals for the 42nd annual Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference has been extended to March 1. - The NOFA Summer Conference is the Northeast's foremost conference for pioneers of organic agriculture and sustainable living! This year's conference will be held on August 12-14, 2016 at UMASS Amherst. 

Workshop proposals will now be accepted until March 1st. The proposal form can be found at www.nofasummerconference.org/workshops.
Proposals on the following topics are particularly encouraged, though all topics are welcome: 

  • production of specific crops
  • greenhouse/season extension
  • politics and policy
  • practical skills
  • soil fertility
  • social justice
  • urban agriculture
  • alternative energy
  • animal husbandry
  • farm economics and management
  • farming and the community
  • foraging and wild edibles
  • fruits, nuts and trees
  • gardening

For more information, contact Hannah Blackmer, Workshop Coordinator, hannah@nofamass.org; 802-778-9664 (home); 802-279-7293 (cell). Questions regarding the Children & Teen Conferences can be directed to Valerie Walton, Youth Conference Coordinator, aallspice@aol.com; 978-689-0716 (home); 617-694-9656 (cell).