NOFA Summer Conference

44th NOFA Summer Conference: Honoring our Roots, Tending our Future


August 10-12, 2018 | Amherst, Massachusetts

Workshops | Exhibitors | Children's Conference | Music | Dance | Country Fair
This year's keynote speakers:
ROWEN WHITE, founder of Nevada City, CA-based Sierra Seeds, is a Seed Keeper from the Mohawk community of Akwesasne. Rowen will provide an all-day Seed Saving intensive on Friday, August 10, and she will deliver her keynote that evening.

ERIC HOLT-GIMÉNEZ, is the Executive Director of Food First, an organization based in Oakland, CA. Eric has studied and worked with Latin American farmers that have protected their farms from natural disasters by implementing agroecological methods on their land. Eric will provide our Saturday keynote on August 11.
Workshops covering the whole spectrum of sustaniblity, including...


-Set Your Records Straight: Online Record Keeping with farmOS

-Grain Production on a Diversified Vegetable Farm

-Productive Conservation for Flood-Prone Fields

-Urban Farm Design & Permitting

-Designing Whole Systems Farm & Food Programs at Jails

-Getting Started with Icelandic Sheep

-Transition to No-Till-

-Reparations Toward Collective Liberation

-Cover Crop Mixtures for Soil Health

-Intro to Saving Seed from Biennials

-Solar Energy for Your Farm

-Greening Your Town 101: Local Governments Limiting Pesticides

-Cultivating a New Crop: Hemp

-Organic 3.0: Where Next for Organic Food and Farming?

Scholarships and work exchange opportunities are available, as are discounts for groups of five or more and multiple children from the same family. 

Event Properties

Event Date 8/10/2018 6:30 am ET
Event End Date 8/12/2018 3:30 pm ET
Registration Start Date 6/12/2018
Individual Price Varies (early bird specials, scholarships, work exchange opportunities)
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