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Picking Up Momentum to Reign in Pesticides in 2021

January 6th, 2021|

Picking Up Momentum to Reign in Pesticides in 2021 By Marty Dagoberto, NOFA/Mass Policy Director It goes without saying that 2020 didn’t go as anyone had hoped. That being said, while our legislative efforts on Beacon Hill were undoubtedly impacted by the pandemic, we made significant progress in several regards which are worth celebrating. [...]

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Planning the Tapley Garden and Planning for Jellies and Jams

January 6th, 2021|

By Anna Gilbert-Muhammad, NOFA/Mass Food Access Coordinator As 2020 is placed in the rear-view mirror, the youth leaders at Tapley Court Apartments/Home City Housing look forward to planning the next round of plantings for the garden. This year food preservation will be a big drive for the garden.  During the practice [...]

Save the date: NOFA Tri-State Bulk Order Opens January 1st!

December 3rd, 2020|

By Nora Weaver, NOFA Tri-State Bulk Order Coordinator Mark your calendars! The annual NOFA Tri-State Bulk Order will open on January 1st, 2021. Plan to shop our great selection of supplies for growers of all sizes and skill levels. By buying your supplies through us, you’ll help fund critical programming [...]

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Remediation of soil is the work of re-establishing its healthy function. In this episode of the NOFA Podcast Nance Klehm and Willie Crosby delve into the work of revitalizing soil and the possibilities of restoring contaminated soils for food production.

This episode’s guests are part of a collaborative, Springfield, MA-based project funded by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources to build community knowledge about ecological approaches to remediating contaminated soils. For additional bioremediation workshops, articles and NOFA/Mass project updates, please follow our NOFA/Mass Facebook page and join our mailing list.

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2021 Bulk Order

Do you buy cover crop seed, fertilizers, mineral amendments, compost, potting soil, potato and allium seed? Would you like to save money on those items? If so, the bulk order might be perfect for you. Prior to the spring growing season, NOFA/Mass organizes a bulk order with popular suppliers, for distribution at sites around MA/CT/RI. Take advantage of significant savings through group purchasing power and collective shipping, while helping NOFA support organic practices throughout the region

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Policy Updates

By Marty Dagoberto

1206, 2020

Protecting Mass. Pollinators Action Resource Guide

Protecting Mass. Pollinators Action Resource Guide, curated by NOFA/Mass. The good folks at Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee asked us “What are some different ways that people in Massachusetts can help the pollinators?” That set us off on [...]

2404, 2020

UPDATE , 4/1/20, RE: COVID-19

The legislative priorities we’ve been working on since January 2019 are essentially in a holding pattern right now. As of March 31, the state legislature is still technically operating, though legislators have zero capacity to [...]

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