June 26, 2013

39th Annual NOFA Summer Conference – August 9-11!

Join all seven NOFA chapters in Amherst, MA for a weekend of learning, networking, and fun with people who are transforming the food system at the NOFA Summer Conference! With hundreds of practical skills and farming workshops, the conferen

June 19, 2013

VOF Quick Tips #2: Dibblers and Seeders The second in our series of "quick tips" from organic farmers, David Marchant shows us his home made dibbler and vacuum seeder.

June 14, 2013

Fashion Show Recap

NOFA-VT was the non-profit partner with the 9th annual Montpelier Fashion Show on Friday, June 7 – what a fabulous and fun event!

June 5, 2013

VTFMA Featured Market: Townshend Farmers' Market

NOFA-VT and the Vermont Farmers Market Association (VTFMA) work closely to support  farmers' market across the state. This summer season, the VTFMA will feature ten farmers' markets statewide.

May 6, 2013

NOFA Advocacy Update

There are a number of topics in local, state, and national legislature that we're involved in right now, including the GMO labeling bill (which needs your support right now!), the Addison County Natural

April 22, 2013

Firecracker and Cabbage

I knew little about Andrea Chesman before the 2013 NOFA-VT Winter Conference. After enjoying her lecture at the Fermenting the Harvest intensive I can give this short description: Andrea Chesman is a firecracker and she makes the best kimchee I’ve ever tasted.

April 22, 2013

Healthy? Soda?!

The last thing I expected when I signed up for the Fermenting the Harvest workshop at NOFA-VT’s 2013 winter conference was an education on healthy soda. I admit I had never heard of lacto-fermented sodas until Caroline Homan’s presentation that morning.

April 22, 2013

Farm Across Curriculum

The 2013 NOFA Winter Conference held a series of seminars throughout the weekend long event in February. One of these seminars entitled, “Farm in School” functioned to teach educators the link between school gardens and service learning/curriculum.