2016 Program

Our three-day conference offers a wide-range of seminars, workshops and other educational opportunities. Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded practitioners and curious learners eager to share inspiration and ideas for organic food, farming, health, activism, and beyond.

2016 Program Book (pdf)


THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

4:00-7:00pm REGISTRATION OPEN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

7:00am-7:00pm REGISTRATION OPEN

9:00am-3:30pm FRIDAY INTENSIVE SEMINARS

8:30am-12:00pm OPEN MEETING: Northeast Gathering on Domestic Fair Trade

11:00am-2:00pm LUNCH

12pm – 1:30pm NOFA Interstate Council Meeting at Worcester Dining Hall – Open Meeting

2:00-3:30pm WORKSHOPS

4:00-5:30pm WORKSHOPS

5:30-8:00pm DINNER

7:30-9:00pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Leah Penniman and NOFA Annual Meeting

7:15-9:15pm CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

9:00-11:30pm ENTERTAINMENT

9:15-10:15pm FILM SCREENING


SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

6:30-8:00am BREAKFAST

7:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-7:00pm REGISTRATION OPEN

8:00-9:30am WORKSHOPS

10:00-11:30am WORKSHOPS

11:00am-1:00pm LUNCH

1:00-2:30pm WORKSHOPS

3:00-6:00pm THE NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE FAIR

4:30-8:00pm DINNER

7:30-9:00pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS
by Andre Leu

7:15-9:15pm CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

7:30-9:00pm ENTERTAINMENT during Keynote for youth & families

9:15pm-midnight ENTERTAINMENT

9:15-11:00pm FILM SCREENING


SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

6:30-8:00am BREAKFAST

7:00-11:00am REGISTRATION OPEN

8:00-9:30am WORKSHOPS

10:00-11:30am WORKSHOPS

11:00am-1:00pm LUNCH

1:00-2:30pm WORKSHOPS

3:00-3:30pm NOFA ANNUAL POST-CONFERENCE AUCTION
to Benefit the Farming Education Fund