Summer Conference Video
2014 NOFA Keynote
Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm
Dr. Elaine Ingham will present the keynote, "The Organic Biological Revolution" on Saturday, August 9 at 7:30pm. She will also present a full day pre-conference seminar, "Changing Dirt into Soil: Specific Approaches for Different Soil Types and Crops" on Friday, August 8, from 9:00am to 5:30pm. She will present three break-out workshops during the day on Saturday, August 9. Dr. Ingham is a soils specialist, scientist, and researcher teaching farmers to foster soil microbial life.
August 8-10, 2014 UMass, Amherst, MA
The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference takes place August 8-10, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.
Friday, August 8: Pre-conferences on "Changing Dirt into Soil"; "Tools for Resilient Urban Ecosystems"; "Healing Autoimmunity with Naturopathic Medicine"; and "Stocking the Home Apothecary with Locally Abundant Herbs".
Saturday & Sunday, August 9-10: 150+ adult workshops on organic farming, gardening, land care, draft animals, homesteading, sustainability, nutrition, food politics, activism, and more.
This is an event for the whole family: Music, dance, films, games, animal rides, and meet-ups. Modest registration, inexpensive dorm rooms, camping and delicious, wholesome organic meals.