December 2019 Blog Posts

December 11, 2019 •
Kayla Strom, Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteers needed for Winter Conference

Sign up for a volunteer shift! NOFA-VT’s 38th Annual Winter Conference will once again be held at UVM in Burlington, February 15-17, 2020.  NOFA is looking for more than 50 volunteers to help this conference run as smoothly as possible!  Please...

December 2, 2019 •
Maria Reade,

Culinary Traditions and Seasonal Foods Highlighted for Agricultural Literacy Week

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (NOFA-VT), in partnership with the Vermont Department of Libraries and the Vermont Agency of Food and Markets, had a very successful Agriculture Literacy Week that featured a variety of community events.  (November 18-24, 2019).  The...

December 2, 2019

Keynote Speakers for Winter Conference 2020

In keeping with this year's Winter Conference theme—Celebrating Our Interdependence—we are excited to announce our keynote speaker. Registration will open Monday, December 9th! Niaz Dorry Saturday, Feb 15th Niaz has been a community organizer for over 30...

December 2, 2019 •
Maddie Kempner, Policy Advisor

NOFA-VT & VOF Urge Strong Action on Origin of Livestock for Organic Dairy

In October, the USDA reopened its comment period regarding the Origin of Livestock rule for organic dairy animals, originally proposed in 2015. If implemented, the rule will close a loophole currently allowing some organic dairy producers to continuously transition animals from conventional to...