Press Releases

More Than $1.6 Million Awarded for Community-Based Projects to Improve Health of Long Island Sound

Contacts: Mike Smith, Contact for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Dave Deegan, US Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.longislandsoundstudy.net

Thirteen Landscapers Recognized for Ten Years of Dedication to Sustainability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2011

Healthy Yards, Safe Waters Conference Press Release

Healthy Yards, Safe Waters Conference to Explain How Organic Practices Protect Our Yards and Waters

New Haven, CT - The NOFA Organic Land Care Program will be hosting the Healthy Yards, Safe Waters Conference on Saturday, March 19th, 2011 in Kroon Hall, a truly sustainable building on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT.  This conference will address the importance of organic practices on our yards and lawns, and how pesticides and chemicals affect the health of our yards and our waters.

2011 NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care

ANNUAL NOFA ORGANIC LAND CARE COURSE

 

The 10th Annual Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) 5-day Accreditation Course

in Organic Land Care will be held in three states this year:

NOFA Organic Land Care Program Recieves $20,000 from Newman's Own Foudation

Grant to support professional development and outreach

                OXFORD, CT – The Connecticut Chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (CT NOFA) is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $20,000 from Newman's Own Foundation in support of its project, Growing Organic Landscaping in the Northeast.  This project focuses on increasing the availability and visibility of trained and accredited NOFA Organic Land Care Professionals, and increasing homeowner awareness and education about least toxic landscaping methods.