Re: Northeast Organic Calendar
A calendar of Conferences sponsored by the state chapters of the Northeast
Organic Farming Association and other organizations.
16 Garlic: Perspectives and Possibilities with Dr. Phil Simon, a
leader in varietal research and seed production, Geneva Experiment Station,
Geneva, NY . 9am -noon. Contact the Garlic Press, 2079 Washburn Rd.,
Stanley, NY 14561, (716) 526-5779, evenings.
16 Continuing the Transition: Practical Solutions for Managing the
Ecological Landscape, Boxborough, MA, Ecological Landscaping
Association and UMass Extension. Contact M. L. Altobelli, (508) 874-1373.
17 NOFA/VT Winter Conference, Innovations in Organic Agriculture.
Eliot Coleman, keynote speaker. Goddard College, Plainfield, VT. Contact
NOFA/VT, Box 697, Richmond, VT 05477, (802) 434-4122
22-24 North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Conference, Saratoga
`Springs, NY. tours Feb. 20-22. Contact (413) 527-6572.
23-25 1996 National CSA Conference, Capital, CSA, and Community
Renewal, Kimberton, PA, Contact Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Assoc.,
Box 550, Kimberton, PA 19442, (800) 516-7797.
28-29 Farming for the Future, A Leadership Initiative For Community
Agriculture Development, Cazenovia, NY. Contact Farming
Alternatives Program, 423 Warren Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853,
1 Deadline for mailing certification applications (See p. 2).
2 PACE Solar Home and Renewable Energy Tour and Environmental
Exposition will visit five unique solar/energy efficient homes in the East
Windsor-Ellington-Somers-Tolland area . Contact PACE, 101 Lawton Road,
Canton, CT 06019-2209, (860) 693-4813.
9 NOFA/CT Winter Conference,Why Organic? The Link Between Food,
Health, Community and Environment. Wethersfield, CT. Contact: NOFA/CT,
Box 386, Northford, CT 06472, (203) 484-2445.
9 NOFA/NJ Winter Conference, Sustaining the Vision. Fred
Kirschenmann, keynote speaker. Cook College, New Brunswick, NJ. Info,
NOFA/NJ, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington, NJ 08534, (609) 737- 6848
9-10 NOFA/NY Winter Conference, Celebrate Biodiversity,
Tompkins/Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY. Info: NOFA/NY,
Box 21, S. Butler, NY 13154, (315) 365-2299.
16-17 New England Environmental Conference at Tufts University, 177
College Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, (617) 627-3162
20 Connecticut Agriculture Day at the State Capitol. (203) 743-9249.
NOFA/CT will be there.
23 PEAS (Providing Education through Agriculture for Students)
Conference, Memorial School, Natick MA. Contact Amy Wales, Box
144, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370-0144. (413) 625-9720.