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CT NOFA Kicks Off Fall Fundraising Campaign

Thirty years ago, in 1991, our founder Bill Duesing already identified the need for adaptation and local self-reliance in his book, Living on the Earth., With the lack of urgency…
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2023 Farm Bill: What it means for NOFA and you

The 2023 Farm Bill will be the primary agriculture and food policy legislation of the federal government for the next 5 years. This bill determines policy and funding for agriculture,…
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NOFA’s 50th Anniversary Documentary

In 1971, as Vietnam, Racial Discrimination and Nuclear protests raged, a group of Back to the Land counter-culturists gathered with a few ecological growers to form what is now called the Northeast Organic Farming Association - NOFA. Farmers, gardeners and conscious eaters from northeast states, discovered this growing movement.
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CT NOFA Launches Farm Share Program

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) is pleased to launch a new initiative; Farm Share, a community food security program. This program will provide limited-income residents in…
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The Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award 2022 Awardee: John Pittari, Jr.

CT NOFA was proud to award John Pittari, Jr. the annual Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award during the 40th Winter Conference this February. This award is given…
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Bill Duesing Award Nominations Accepted Until January 31st

CT NOFA is now accepting nominations for the Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth Award to be presented at the 40th Winter Conference this February. The nomination deadline is…
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Seed Cleaning days

On Friday the 10th we hosted Emily Rauch, Native Plant Program Manager at Hilltop Hanover Farm for one of our Seed Cleaning Access Days to use the Winnow Wizard at…
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CT NOFA Annual Report

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Announcing Eco59: a new Connecticut farmer-led seed company inspired by Pollinator Pathways and CT NOFA’s Ecotype Project

Pollinator enthusiasts, regenerative gardeners, and conservationists can now find a source of locally grown, native, ecotypic wildflower seeds: a much-awaited contribution to our northeastern ecosystem.  It is a good season…
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UrbanScapes Pollinator Event

On Saturday October 16th the Ecotype Project and our partner Geordie Elkins from Highstead and Deepika Saksena of the Darien Pollinator Pathway, joined the Urbanscapes Native Plant Nursery “All Things…
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NEWPORT GARDEN CLUB HOSTS “THE SEEDHUNTRESS” ON NOVEMBER 10 AT HONYMAN HALL IN NEWPORT

The Newport Garden Club invites the public to hear a talk by Sefra Alexandra, known as The Seedhuntress, at Honyman Hall at Trinity Church, 1 Queen Anne Square in Newport,…
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