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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.


August 8-10, 2014 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 8-10, 2014 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 2014. The workshop program will be posted in May 2014.

What's this conference about?

View a list of the 200+ workshops presented for 2013 on organic farming, gardening, land care, draft animals, homesteading, sustainability, nutrition, food politics, activism, and much, much more.

Every year, there are special workshops designed for kids and teens. An educational, fun opportunity for your children to bond with others from the Northeast while you attend workshops and events.

We have entertainment for the whole family: Music and dance, an old-fashioned Country Fair, farmer's market, games and fun. Modest registration, inexpensive dorm rooms, camping and delicious, wholesome organic meals.