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CT NOFA/NOFA Events
NOFA Organic
Land Care Events
Other events

Date   Event   Location Time
 
           
    It's Fair Season! Find a fair near you here!      
           
September 17-23, 2017   Celebrate Farm-to-Chef Week!      
           
September 21, 2017   Keeping Those Dratted Diseases Out of Your (Greenhouse) Crops
Contact leanne.pundt@uconn.edu for information
  CT AG Exp. Station
New Haven, CT
 
           
September 21, 2017   Green Forum Lecture Series
Details here.
  Auerfarm
Bloomfield
6:30 pm to
9:00 pm
           
September 22-24, 2017   Common Ground Country Fair
MOFGA's (Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association) premier event celebrating rural living. Three full days of educational talks and demonstrations, entertainment, delicious Maine-grown organic food and products from local artisans. Details here.
 

294 Crosby Brook Rd
Unity, Maine

see website
           
September 23, 2017   17th Annual Celebrating Agriculture
A day filled with agricultural displays, family events, food and entertainment! Free Admission. Free Parking. Open to the Public. Rain or Shine! Details here.
  Woodstock Fairgrounds
Rt. 169
Woodstock, CT
9:00 am to
3:00 pm
           
September 24, 2017   5th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Pumpkins weighing up to 2,000 lbs. from around New England compete for cash prizes. Festivities include farm stands & baked goods, children’s crafts and activities, farm animals, shopping, pumpkin carving demonstration, meet the growers, music, and food trucks. Bring a decorated pumpkin to enter a contest and/or vote for your favorite in several categories! Details here.
  Ballard Park
Ridgefield, CT
10:00 am
to
3:00 pm
           
September 25, 2017   Preventing, Monitoring and Responding to Poultry & Livestock Disease Emergencies
Details and registration here.
 

Legislative Office Bldg
Room 2C
300 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT

9:30 am to
4:00 pm
           
September 27, 2017   Maintaining and Transferring PA 490 Farmland, Forest Land and Open Space
Do you own PA 490 farmland, forest land or open space land?  Will you be transferring, inheriting or purchasing PA 490 land?  Have questions about maintaining the classification?  This program will help answer those questions.  Free CFBA 2015 PA 490 Guides will be available for all attendees.  Program details here.
  Woodstock Town Hall
Room 1
415 Rt. 169
Woodstock, CT
6:30 pm to
8:30 pm
           
September 27, 2017   Explore Farming Workshop
This free two-hour workshop and discussion is designed to help you start thinking about your future farm business - and whether or not starting a farm business is right for you. Details here.
  New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
45 Merrimack St
Lowell, MA
4:00 pm
to
6:00 pm
           
October 13, 2017   Foliage Folk Festival at Cold Spring Farm
This annual concert in the field will feature live and more. This is a benefit event to raise funds and awareness of the local opioid epidemic. Join us in support of this cause--together we can make a difference! Details here.
  Cold Spring Farm
46 Town Road
Colchester, CT
1:00 pm to
10:00 pm
           
October 14, 2017   Family Fun Day at Massaro Farm
Join us for this family-friendly event (rain date, October 15th). Take part in traditional games, food, & farm fun! Details here.
  Massaro Community Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
1:00 pm to
5:00 pm
           
October 14
& 15, 2017
  Tractor Safety and Maintenance
This two-day class is designed to educate and empower current or future users of agricultural tractors and farm equipment. Details and registration here.
  Killingly Ag Education Center
226 Putnam Pike
Killingly, CT
9:00 am to
5:00 pm
           
October 15, 2017   Wood-Fired Pizza Dinner & Live Music
Our ever-popular wood-fired pizza night with farm-fresh sides and salads is back this year! Details here.
  Cold Spring Farm
46 Town Road
Colchester, CT
4:00 pm
           
October 16, 2017   Safety & Maintenance for Small Engines & Power Tools
This six-hour class is designed to provide a basic understanding of how small engines work.  Details and registration here.
  Killingly Ag Education Center
226 Putnam Pike
Killingly, CT
9:00 am to
3:30 pm
           
October 19, 2017   Green Forum Lecture Series
Details here.
  Auerfarm
Bloomfield
6:30 pm to
9:00 pm
           
October 21, 2017   Farm to Table Benefit Dinner
Join The Pfeiffer Center for a candle-lit sit-down dinner with biodynamic wines in Threefold Café's Main House dining room. Details here.
  Threefold Cafe
285 Hungry Hollow Rd
Chestnut Ridge, NY
6:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
           
November 4, 2017   Widening the Welcome - The Future of Farming for Communities of Color
Join us for a rare opportunity to raise the voices of global majority actors with a vested interest in agrarian-based ventures statewide and regionally. Details and registration here.
  The 224 Ecospace
224 Farmington Ave
Hartford, CT
9:00 am to
12:00 pm
           
November 8 & 9, 2017   Northeast Cover Crops Council Annual Meeting
Farmers, the academic community, ag professionals and other cover crop enthusiasts are invited to attend the first Northeast Cover Crops Council-sponsored event hosted at Cornell University. Details here.
  Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
see website
           
November 11, 2017   Beekeeping for the Future
This one-day workshop will address questions all aspiring beekeepers need to ask as they prepare to embark on this nature-bound journey. Details and registration here.
  The Pfeiffer Center
260 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY
9:00 am to
5:00 pm
           
November 16, 2017   Green Forum Lecture Series
Details here.
  Auerfarm
Bloomfield
6:30 pm to
9:00 pm
           
December 6, 2017   Farm Succession School
The Farm Succession School provides farmers and farming couples looking toward retirement and farm transition the structured and sustained support to make decisions, engage their family, and organize the legal and financial mechanics. Multiple-day program. General program info, including other dates and locations, here. Wethersfield info and registration here. Registration deadline October 20, 2017
  CT Farm Bureau
78 Beaver Road
Wethersfield, CT
10:oo am
to
3:30 pm
           
           

 


CT NOFA
126 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418

phone: (203) 308-2584 • fax: (203) 308-2586

ctnofa@ctnofa.org