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

Inspiring Ideas from Experts in the Field Webinar Series

Mycoremediation of Soil

Inspiring Ideas From Experts in the Field Mycoremediation of Soil

Learn how we can use mushrooms, with the help of other plants and bacteria, to clean our soils and waterways. Use the tools mother nature provides to align with a healthier, happier planet.

Soil Testing as a Tool for Fertility Decisions

Inspiring Ideas From experts in the Field Soil Testing as a Tool for Fertility Decisions

Presenter: Derek Christianson

Date: Feb. 27th 2018

Carbon Farming on a Farm Stand Part II

Carbon Farming on a Homstead Part II

Sharon Gensler, Carbon Outreach Coordinator for NOFA/MASS discusses carbon farming on a homestead. Sharon gives a great tour of her homestead while showing examples of cover crop mixtures, and green fertilizers in action.

Presenter: Sharon Gensler, Carbon Outreach Coordinator

Financial Literacy for Beginning Farmers

Inspiring Ideas from Experts in the Field Webinar Series: Financial Literacy for Beginning Farmers

In this episode, Amy Shapiro, Development Director for the Franklin County CDC and part of Pioneer Valley Grows, discusses basic financial literacy for Beginning Farmers, Advanced farmers and anyone starting a food business. Very clear, easy steps to getting your farm's books set up.

Presenter: Amy Shapiro, Development Director, Franklin County CDC and PV Grows

Crop Production for Seeds

Inspiring Ideas from Experts in the Field: Crop Production for Seeds

In this edition of the Webinar series, Hannah Traggis, Senior Horticulturist for the Massachusetts Horticulture Society, discusses the basics of seed saving and creating crops just for seeds. Seed saving can be an important part of creating a just food system.

High Quality Food Production

Ideas from Inspiring Experts in the FIeld High Quality Food Production 2017

In this episode, Julie Rawson, Executive Director of NOFA MASS and Owner of Many Hands Organic Farm discusses how crop rotation, cover crop cocktails and livestock integration assists with producing high quality crops.

Uncommon Fruits Webinar

Uncommon Fruits

In this edition of NOFA's Webinar series, Inspiring Ideas from Experts in the Field, Dr. Lee Reich describes fruits that are not normally known that can be grown for small gardens and market farms.

BioChar on a No Till Farm Webinar

Inspiring Ideas from the Field - BioChar on a No Till Farm

In this webinar, Dan Pratt from Astarte Farms, showcases how BioChar along with cover cropping and no till work on his organic farm in Hadley.

Carbon Farming on a Homestead Webinar

Inspring Ideas From Experts In the Field Carbon Farming on a Homestead

Sharon Gensler, NOFA MASS Carbon Soil Outreach Coordinator, talks about the results from using carbon farming techniques on her homestead. Sharon discusses the uses of cover crops, keeping soil covered and how these practices aide in carbon sequestration.

Leah Penniman: Grassroots solutions for a just and sustainable food system

Leah Penniman: Grassroots solutions for a just and sustainable food system

Smallholder farmers still produce over 70% of the world's food, many using sustainable and ancestral practices. Leah Penniman, activist-farmer at Soul Fire Farm, has worked with farmers in Haiti, Mexico, and Ghana to exchange ideas and mutual aid.

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