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
For more information, contact Hannah Blackmer, Workshop Coordinator, [email protected]; 802-778-9664 (home); 802-279-7293 (cell). Questions regarding the Children & Teen Conferences can be directed to Valerie Walton, Youth Conference Coordinator, [email protected]; 978-689-0716 (home); 617-694-9656 (cell).