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This Program is a cooperative effort of CT NOFA, the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, and the Risk Management Agency/USDA.

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SAVE THE DATE!

33rd Annual Winter Conference

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Western Connecticut State University
Midtown Campus
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Local and Organic Since 1982!

 


The 2015 Winter Conference is Connecticut's largest food, agriculture and sustainability conference and brings into focus the challenges of the next generation of farmers and how they affect all of us.  Join us to discuss the future of sustainable farming, celebrate local food and much more.

In between workshops, attendees can visit with over 70 vendors and exhibitors featuring local foods, crafts, books, and sustainability initiatives.  The ever popular raffle will return with prizes that include garden supplies, Connecticut grown and crafted goods, exciting services and more.

REQUEST FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for CT NOFA Winter Conference. Details HERE.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

8:30 to 9:30 ~ Registration
9:30 to 10:45 ~ Workshop I
11:00 to 12:30 ~ Keynote
12:30 to 2:15 ~ Lunch
2:15 to 3:30 ~ Workshop II
3:45 to 5:00 ~ Workshop III

Workshops descriptions and times are posted as they are confirmed. You don't have to choose workshops when you register for the Conference. On the day of the Conference you'll receive a program booklet with complete workshop descriptions and room numbers.

There will some outdoor walking between buildings, so please dress for the weather.

AOLCP Credit: CT NOFA's Organic Land Care Program educates and accredits Organic Land Care Professionals. Certain Winter Conference workshops provide continuing education credit for CT NOFA's Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCP's), and it will be possible for you to earn a total of 4 credits that day. Pesticide credits may be available.

REGISTRATION

Details coming soon.

KEYNOTE

To be announced.

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Once again, some of Connecticut's most creative chefs are going to make lunch for you. More to come!

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VENDORS & EXHIBITORS

Coming soon.

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SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITES

We invite you support Connecticut's largest sustainable food conference. Extensive outreach statewide and beyond prior to the event exposes your company to your target market on print materials and in traditional and social media and provides you with an audience of 900 people on Conference day. Details can be seen HERE.

The sponsor and advertising registration form can be found HERE.

RAFFLE

Many of our exhibitors, workshop presenters and attendees donate wonderful products and services for our popular raffle, which are beautifully displayed on the day of Winter Conference. Please consider donating a prize!

MUSIC

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CT NOFA's 33rd Annual Winter Conference is being brought to you in cooperation with Western Connecticut State University and its Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies.