Call (802) 434-4122 or email [email protected] if you have any questions.
Pre-registration Conference Fees
The early registration deadline is February 11th, 2019. After this date, rates will increase by $10/person/day.
**Walk-rates are now in effect.
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*Please note that we cannot guarantee lunch on Monday for registrations completed after February 11th.
Registration fees include entrance to workshops, keynotes, exhibitors' fair and all other conference activities. Saturday and Sunday registration fees do not include lunch. Monday registration includes lunch.
Member Access Codes
*NOFA-VT Members: When you register online you will need to enter a member access code to receive your member discount. All members will receive this code via email during the first week of January. If you renew your membership during online registration, you will automatically receive the member discount. Questions? Call NOFA-VT at (802) 434-4122 or email [email protected].
Each week we will enter all registrants into a raffle to win a delicious prize from one of Vermont’s certified organic producers. Register early for more chances to win! Follow NOFA-VT on Facebook and Instagram to participate.
Students with a valid student ID can receive member pricing. To receive this discount, please send a clear photo of your student ID to [email protected] with Student Discount in the subject heading.
Receive 20% off registration fees for groups of 10 or more who register together. Discount applies to non-member rate only. Contact [email protected] for details.
If you are able, please help us make the conference accessible to all with a contribution to the scholarship fund. Your donation is tax-deductible and can be added when you register. Winter Conference Scholarships are available to NOFA Vermont members, and are supported through donations from members and conference attendees.
The deadline to apply for a NOFA-VT Winter Conference Scholarship passed on January 26th, 2019. If you would like to attend and are looking for other ways to save on registration fees, you may contact Lauren or Becca to schedule a volunteer shift. Email [email protected] or call (802)434-4122. Volunteers can receive $20 off registration fees for a 2 hour shift.
If you already applied for a NOFA-VT scholarship, we will notify you of your award status by February 4. If you receive a scholarship, you must confirm your acceptance via e-mail or phone, register and pay the balance of your registration fee by February 8.
Female Farmers are encouraged to apply to the Vermont Farm Women's Fund (VWFW) for funding to attend the conference. Follow this link to the VFWF application. Deadline is February 6th, 2019.
Location & Parking
The Davis Center at the University of Vermont: 590 Main Street, in Burlington, VT serves as the main hub for the conference, with workshops offered in nearby campus buildings. Parking in the Jeffords and Given lots is free, within walking distance to the Davis Center. Monday intensives will take place in the Waterman Building, 85 S. Prospect Street, in Burlington, VT. Maps & directions.
Volunteering is central to the success of our conference, and a great way to save on registration fees! Volunteers receive a $20 discount for a two-hour shift. Limit is one shift per attendee. To sign up, contact Lauren or Becca at the NOFA-VT office 802-434-4122 or [email protected]. You must confirm a volunteer assignment with the office before you register.
Saturday 12:00-2:00 pm & Sunday 12:30-2:30 pm • Davis Center • Enjoy a delicious buffet featuring food from Vermont organic producers. Lunch includes your choice of entrée, salads, and dessert, with vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options. Lunches do sell out! We strongly recommend purchasing a lunch when you pre-register. $18/adult; $12/child. Please note any food restrictions or allergies on your registration form. You are also welcome to bring a bagged lunch and join us in the dining room. More details about Meals & Food here.
Sponsorship, Exhibiting & Advertising
With more than 1,000 attendees throughout the conference weekend, sponsoring, exhibiting, and advertising is a great way to reach a wide variety of organic consumers and producers while supporting NOFA Vermont. For more information, visit the conference sponsorship page, or contact [email protected].
We are excited to offer original landscapes painted by community artist Bonnie Acker! Several small, framed oil paintings will be raffled off on Sunday, February 17th, but you don’t have to be present to win. Proceeds benefit NOFA-VT’s Farmer Emergency Fund to assist organic and NOFA member farmers who are adversely affected by natural and unnatural disasters. Buy tickets when you register, or get them at the conference! $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets.
Show your support for NOFA-VT by purchasing an organic cotton T-shirt featuring art by Bonnie Acker. Visit nofavt.org/conference for more details and to place an order with your registration. $22/shirt. Fitted and classic styles available.
If you are unable to attend the conference after you have registered, NOFA-VT will reimburse 75% of your registration cost until February 11th. Any refund requests after the 11th will receive a 50% reimbursement. Refunds do not include the cost of meals and credit card fees. All refund requests must be made in writing to [email protected]. Refunds will be issued after the conference.
Lodging & Rides
Rooms are available at a discounted rate for conference attendees at the Best Western in Burlington (802) 863-1125. Rooms will be held until 2/3/19. Room and Ride Share options are available—indicate your interest when you register. If you live in the Burlington area and would be willing to host conference goers over the weekend, please contact [email protected].
We strive to make the conference accessible to everyone. Please contact [email protected] or call (802) 434-4122 if there is anything we can do to accommodate special needs or disabilities at the conference.