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2015 NOFA Keynote

Ronnie Cummins Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm
Ronnie Cummins, co-founder and International Director of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), will give a keynote address at the 2015 NOFA Summer Conference. OCA is a non-profit, U.S. based network of two million consumers, dedicated to safeguarding organic standards and promoting a healthy, just, and sustainable system of agriculture and commerce. Read More


SAVE THE DATE: August 14-16, 2015 UMass, Amherst, MA

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This is the one stop place for info about the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference. The next conference takes place August 14-15, 2015 at UMass Amherst in Massachusetts. Stay tuned for updates on this site. The call for workshops will be posted here in December 2014. Information on signing up for exhibit space will be posted in February 2015. The workshop program will be posted in May 2014. See below for last year's program.

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.