February 2014 Blog Posts

February 25, 2014

NOFA Seeking Summer Interns

We're looking for several motivated, articulate students who are passionate about local, organic agriculture and food systems - and who like to have fun - to join us this summer. All interns will: Participate in our summer outreach program by staffing the NOFA-VT pizza oven at statewide farm and...

February 16, 2014

"Organic Matters" film debut at the Conference!

We are exited to debut our new short film, Organic Matters, as part of the NOFA Vermont Winter Conference FarmsTED talks this morning! If you didn't join us to watch it on the big screen in the Davis Center (or if you just want to watch it again!), take a look: http://vimeo.com/85386708 This 9-...

February 12, 2014

Children's Conference - Space & Scholarships Available!

There are still openings for youth ages 6-12 at our Children's Conference this weekend! The Children's Conference happens at the University of Vermont, simultaneously to the adult conference, but you don't have to be an adult attendee at the Winter Conference in order to send your child. Full...

February 11, 2014

Milk Quality & Mastitis Part II: Treatment

This article is part of the NOFA Vermont Dairy and Livestock Technical Assistance Program. Click here to jump to our Winter Conference offerings for dairy and livestock farmers. We recently shared some resources for mastitis prevention. But what to do when cows do get a clinical or subclinical...

February 5, 2014

Homesteaders and Gardeners at the Winter Conference

The Winter Conference isn't just for farmers – there are over 20 workshops this year designed with homesteaders and gardeners in mind! So whether you're interested in getting the most produce possible out of your raised bed, or getting more fruit from your apple trees, the Winter Conference has you...