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2014 NOFA Keynote

Dr. Elaine Ingham Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm
Dr. Elaine Ingham will present the keynote, "The Organic Biological Revolution" on Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm. She will also present a full day pre-conference seminar, "Changing Dirt into Soil: Specific Approaches for Different Soil Types and Crops" on Friday, August 8, from 9:00am to 5:30pm. She will present three break-out workshops during the day on Saturday, August 9. Dr. Ingham is a soils specialist, scientist, and researcher teaching farmers to foster soil microbial life.
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August 8-10, 2014 UMass, Amherst, MA

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The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference takes place August 8-10, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.

Friday, August 8: Pre-conferences on "Changing Dirt into Soil"; "Tools for Resilient Urban Ecosystems"; "Healing Autoimmunity with Naturopathic Medicine"; and "Stocking the Home Apothecary with Locally Abundant Herbs".

Saturday & Sunday, August 9-10: 150+ adult workshops on organic farming, gardening, land care, draft animals, homesteading, sustainability, nutrition, food politics, activism, and more.

We also offer educational and fun workshops designed for kids and teens where children bond with others throughout the Northeast while parents attend workshops and the plenary.

This is an event for the whole family: Music, dance, films, games, animal rides, and meet-ups. Modest registration, inexpensive dorm rooms, camping and delicious, wholesome organic meals.