2022 NOFA Summer Conference

Hampshire College 893 West St, Amherst, MA

The NOFA Summer Conference is a dynamic and diverse gathering of people working at the intersections of organic agriculture, gardening, food justice, land management, education, carbon sequestration, environment and health.

Urban Soil Health and Food Security at Tapley Garden

Tapley Court Garden 221 Bay Street, Springfield, MA

Join the youth leaders and local families to explore gardening techniques that improve the health of urban soils, increase production of culturally appropriate crops and discuss some basic food preservation techniques. This half-day workshop is geared toward urban backyard growers, community gardeners and anyone working to grow healthy food in urban areas.

Terra.do: Climate Farm School at Round the Bend Farm

Round the Bend Farm South Dartmouth, MA

A 4-week program both online and getting your hands dirty on a working farm. Learn about the climate impact of and solutions within food systems. For tech and business folks, entrepreneurs, farmers, sustainability professionals, and others passionate about food and climate.

SproutChange: No-Dig Garden Workshop Series

Sundial Community Garden 179 Elm St, Fitchburg, MA

This workshop is ideal for active gardeners in community or organizational gardens interested in developing a No-Dig Garden Program in their community/organization. We are also accepting new gardeners interested in becoming a No-Dig Garden Trainer.

Free

Monthly Min Till Farmers Call

Online

Take some time to chat with fellow farmers and farm advisors about tillage reduction and soil health in an open, roundtable environment. The Monthly Min-Till Farmer Call will be the first Monday of each month. No pre-registration required, this will be a free-form space with minimal moderation & with the goal of farmers being able to pose questions to each other and share resources, suggestions, and ideas about tillage reduction.

Attract Native Pollinators to Your Farm

Just Roots Community Farm 34 Glenbrook Dr, Greenfield, MA

Farmers and others are invited to a free workshop entitled Attract Native Pollinators to your Farm at Just Roots farm in Greenfield, on Thursday, Sept 22, 4:30-6:30 pm. Attendees will hear from farmers and others about how and what to plant, tips on maintenance, sources of funding and technical assistance before pizza and a tour of the farm.