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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
April 23, 2017   Spring Shindig
The New CT Farmer Alliance is having their Spring Shindig at Gentle Giant Farm! All farmers and their familes are welcome! Details here.
  Gentle Giant Farm
85 School Street
Middlefield, CT
12:oo pm
to
3:00 pm
           
April 27, 2017   Organic Matters
Come hear about CT NOFA's Organic Matters Campaign for Healthier Food and Healthier Air.  Learn about the concept of soil carbon restoration. Together, we can learn about simple organic steps to contribute to cleaner air and water.  Details here.
  Smith Middle School
Glastonbury, CT
7:00 pm
           
April 28, 2017   Beekeeping: Special Session for Beginners
This half-day orientation for beginning beekeepers will cover the life in the honeybee colony; and working with bees. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
2:00 pm
to
5:30 pm
           
April 29, 2017   Conscious Beekeeping:Practical Organic Approaches for Healthy Bees and Growing Apiaries
Learn how to nurture your hives through understanding the honeybee colony as an organism unlike any other found in nature. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
April 29, 2017   Wickedly Wonderful Wildflowers and Native Plants for your Spring Garden
Natureworks owner Nancy DuBrule-Clemente will share her love of growing wildflowers and native plants in shady garden beds
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
10:00 am
to
11:00 am
           
April 30, 2018   Raised Bed Gardening
Learn everything there is to know about how to have a successful raised bed garden. Details here.
  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
1:00 pm to
2:00 pm
           
May 8, 2017   Growing Up Wild: Garden & Nature Activities for Early Childhood Educators
This workshop focuses on environmental education activities for young children for the garden and the schoolyard. The Growing Up Wild curriculum is designed for ages 4-7 and includes thematic units that work in a classroom, preschool, daycare or a non-formal setting. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
1:00 pm to
4:00 pm
           
May 9, 2017   NatureYear Educator Immersion Days
Join us in a day of outdoor exploration with our NatureYear students and teachers. These days will be spent joining in the free play and nature-based activities of the program with debrief session built in for brainstorming and collaboration. The schedule of the day is the same each day but activities will vary with the ages of the kids so choose the day that is the best fit for you. May 9th ages 8-13. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to
3:00pm
           
May 11, 2017   NatureYear Educator Immersion Days
Join us in a day of outdoor exploration with our NatureYear students and teachers. These days will be spent joining in the free play and nature-based activities of the program with debrief session built in for brainstorming and collaboration. The schedule of the day is the same each day but activities will vary with the ages of the kids so choose the day that is the best fit for you. May 11th ages 5-8. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to
3:00pm
           
May 12, 2017   NatureYear Educator Immersion Days
Join us in a day of outdoor exploration with our NatureYear students and teachers. These days will be spent joining in the free play and nature-based activities of the program with debrief session built in for brainstorming and collaboration. The schedule of the day is the same each day but activities will vary with the ages of the kids so choose the day that is the best fit for you. May 12th ages 5-13. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to
3:00pm
           
May 13, 2017   Vendor Day
Lock, Stock and Barrel celebrates spring with Vendor Day. Food, drink, music, raffles, and numerous events for all ages!
  Lock, Stock, & Barrel
770 Amity Road
Bethany, CT
1:00 pm to
3:00 pm
           
May 19-21, 2017   The Pfeiffer Center Biodynamic Plant Sale      
Everything sold is raised using biodynamic methods, and all proceeds from the sale benefit the programs of the Pfeiffer Center. Details here.
  ThePfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Rd
Chestnut Ridge NY
9:00 am
           
May 20, 2017  

Easy Vegetables to Direct Sow
A discussion of direct sowing of seeds in your vegetable garden. Details here.

  Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
1:00 pm to
2:00 pm
           
May 21, 2017   Celebrate Spring!
Celebrate Spring at Massaro Community Farm with our annual Seedling Sale and Maypole Event!  Enjoy workshops on organic lawn care and herb usage, and have some fresh food from local food truck Farm Belly. Details here.
  Massaro Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
12:00 pm
to
5:00 pm
           
June 5, 2017   Growing & Using Hops; Opportunities for CT Farmers
Come to a free program to learn the latest research on growing hops in CT and preferred local products. For more information contact Lower CT River Valley COG at 860-581-8554
  Portland Senior Ctr
7 Waverly Ave
Portland, CT
7:00 pm to
9:00 pm
           
June 13, 2017   Xerces Society Conservation Biocontrol Course
Learn about conservation of beneficial insects for natural pest control! More information and registration here.
  Auer Farm
158 Auer Farm Rd
Bloomfield, CT
9:00 am to
4:30 pm
           
June 29 & 30, 2017   Garden Coordinator Summer Institute 2-Day Program
Join us for two beautiful summer days to tour New Haven School gardens and share best practices with garden coordinators from all over CT. Registration opens in March for this two-day intensive covering all of the details of building a school garden program and integrating it into school culture. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to
1:00pm
           
August 11-13, 2017   NOFA Summer Conference: Cultivating the Organic Grassroots Movement
The Northeast Organic Farming Association’s Summer Conference is the community learning hub of the NOFA universe. Details here.
  Hampshire College
Amherst MA
see website
           

 


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