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 2013 zero waste Winter Conference was 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. 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 2013 Winter Conference
a. Karen Washington on growing organic vegetables, on the Garden Guys with Sam Jeffries, of WTKK 96.9; August 5, 2012 b. Karen Washington on You Tube c. Cathleen O’Keefe, Conference Coordinator on Soapbox with Mauro DePasquale of WCCA-TV/Channel 13 d..Organic Farming Conference Includes Tips on Injury Prevention on WTST. Interview by Paul Tuthill.