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

Growing Organically Since 1982

Winter Conference

Saturday, 16 January 2016 (All day)
Worcester State University
Worcester, MA

Join us on January 16th, 2016 for our annual one-day conference, which features 70 workshops and exhibitors; keynote speeches with Ben Burkett, family farmer and coordinator of the Federation of Southern Cooperativeschildren’s conference and more. 

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Conference Schedule

7:30 am

Registration/Exhibitors open (free tea and snacks for registrants)

9 am – 5 pm

Children's Program (during workshops & keynote)

9 – 10:30 am

Seminar 1/Workshop Session 1

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Annual Meeting and Keynote Address

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Organic catered lunch

1:30 – 3 pm

Seminar 2/Workshop Session 2

3 – 3:45 pm

Break - Watch a short film or visit our exhibitors. 

3:45 – 5:15 pm

Seminar 3/Workshop Session 3

6:00 pm

Exhibits Close

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Post-Conference Dinner with Keynoter  (Organic menu)


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, Mark Shepard and Greg Judy.

Contact Us
Coordinator: Cathleen O'Keefe,
Exhibits/Sponsorships: Bob Minnocci,
Registration: Christine Rainville,
Workshops: Stacie Brimmage,



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