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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
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Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
March 28, 2017   Film Screening: Seed: The Untold Story
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Seed: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. Cast member Will Bonsall will be at the screening to introduce the film, and lead a discussion afterwards. Details and tickets here.
  Greenwich Country Day School
401 Old Church Rd
Greenwich, CT
6:00 pm to
9:00 pm
           
March 30, 2017   Hemp Basics
Please join us an evening workshop and panel presentation on the shrt-term and long-term benefits of industrial hemp production. Details and registration here or contact Michelle Louise Bicking at ourhiddenacresfarm@gmail.com
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
4:30 pm
to
6:30 pm
           
March 30, 2017   Free Ag Advising Session
One-on-one sessions provide an opportunity for confidential discussion with an agri-business professiona. Registration required; details here.
  New London Cty Ext. Center
562 New London Tpke
Norwich, CT
9:00 am to
3:30 pm
           
April 1, 2017   Nutritionally Dense Orcharding
Come learn the nutritional side of holistic orcharding through the lens of healthy plant metabolism with Michael Phillips. Details here.
  Forest & Park Assoc., Meriden
High Hill Orchard, Meriden
9am-12pm & 1pm-5pm
           
April 1, 2017   Begin a Vegetable Garden
This workshop is for anyone who wants to start a vegetable garden, incorporating basic skills and biodynamics for new gardeners. Details here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
285 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am
to
5:00 pm
           
April 1, 2017   Seed Starting for Your School Garden
Join us for a day of starting seeds and celebrating spring! This workshop
includes tips, planting plans and a flat of seeds to take back to your school
garden. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
10:00 am to
12:oo pm
           
April 10, 2017   Free Ag Advising Session
One-on-one sessions provide an opportunity for confidential discussion with an agri-business professiona. Registration required; details here.
  Wamogo HS
Agri-Science Ctr
98 Wamogo Rd
Litchfield, CT
9:00 am to
3:30 pm
           
April 10, 2017   Investigations in the Schoolyard
This workshop is all about teaching science skills in your school garden. We will explore several ways to adapt your life science curriculum into engaging outdoor investigations that develop process skills. Details here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Ave
New Haven, CT
9:00 am to
1:00pm
           
April 18, 2017   Free Ag Advising Session
One-on-one sessions provide an opportunity for confidential discussion with an agri-business professiona. Registration required; details here.
  Ffld Cty Ext Ctr
67 Stony Hill Rd
Bethel, CT
9:00 am to
3:30 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
           
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
           
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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