The Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. NOFA/Mass welcomes everyone who cares about food, where it comes from and how it’s grown

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Winter Conference Media Page

Welcome

Welcome to the NOFA/Mass Winter Conference, one of the largest annual conferences on organic growing in the Northeast. NOFA, the Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter, is a community including farmers, gardeners, landscapers and consumers working to educate members and the general public about the benefits of local organic systems based on complete cycles, natural materials, and minimal waste for the health of individual beings, communities and the living planet. Our 2014 zero waste Winter Conference will be held at Worcester State University.

NOFA has regional chapters in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, and New Jersey.

About the NOFA/Mass Winter Conference

NOFA/Mass Winter Conference attendees register for a whole day of workshops, a keynote program, over 75 exhibitors and vendors, a children's conference and all organic meal catered by Chartwells, Worcester State University Dining Services. This year's Winter Conference offered a diverse line-up of more than 60 workshops, an all-day seminar and keynote by Restoration Agriculture author, Mark Shepard, as well as the annual Lawn & Turf course.  Over the years, NOFA/Mass has presented a wide array of thoughtful, engaging and important keynote speakers, including Joel Salatin, Eliot Coleman, Michael Phillips, Jean Jeavons, Karen Washington and other thoughtful leaders in the food movement.

Media around 2014 Winter Conference

a.  WICN, Jazz for New England: Steve D'Agostino, Best Rate of Climb Interviews Mark Shepard: Listen Now

b. Interview with Mark Shepard by Conference Coordinator, Cathleen O'Keefe: https://archive.org/details/MSInterview

c.  Registration Coordinator, Christine Rainville, talks to MassMoms.com about homesteading & the conference: Read the interview

d. Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Cohen, Melissa, NOFA and the Novice, http://www.telegram.com/article/20140113/NEWS/140119948/0/SEARCH

Press Passes

Press Passes are available to members of the media, which include free registration and entrance to all conference workshops, keynote speeches and events. Members of the media are welcome to purchase conference meals.
 
All media press pass requests should contain Name, Publication/Outlet, Cell Phone*, Address, Special Interview requests for speakers and/or conference organizers. *Cell phone is necessary to reach PR Director when on-campus, on-site at the conference, and preceding the conference.
 
For press inquiries, contact Nicole Belanger, NOFA/Mass PR Director: nicole@nofamass.org, or call (508) 450-2441.

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