CT NOFA Winter Conference, March 5, 2011

Don't miss out on the CT NOFA Winter Conference

Saturday, March 5, 2011
Manchester Community College
Manchester, CT
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Join us in celebration of local organic farming,
gardening, landscaping and sustainable lifestyles!

Keynote Speaker
Shannon Hayes, Ph.D. of Sap Bush Hollow Farm is the host of grassfedcooking.com; author of "The Farmer and The Grill", "The Grass-fed Gourmet", "Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture" and a working third generation family farmer.

Workshops
We are putting together a lineup of workshops ranging from Mead & Non-grape Wine Making, Deer Fencing Options, Beekeeping, Urban Chickens, Managing Wood Lots, Biodiversity Gardening, Permaculture and much more in the works...stay tuned.

Confirmed to date:

How We Grow Garlic at Wayne's Organic Garden
 My First Year Using a Heated Greenhouse
Reduced Tillage for Increased Soil Tilth
Million Dollar Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
Crop Tree Management in Farm Woodlots
Beekeeping Basics
Raising Dairy Goats and Making Cheese
“Good Food.  The Best Medicine.”
Raising Egg Laying Hens in a Suburban Yard
Growing Winter Greens in a Cold Greenhouse and Frames
Ecological Farming and Gardening at the Water’s Edge
Growing Nuts in Connecticut
PA 490 CT's Land Use Value Assessment Law
Access to Land For Beginning Farmers
Conservation Practices on Small Farms

Register at www.ctnofa.org or by calling 203-888-5146