2017 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.

 


THURSDAY, AUGUST 10

4:00-7:00pm REGISTRATION OPEN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

6:30 – 9am DINING HALL OPEN FOR BREAKFAST

7:00am-7:00pm REGISTRATION OPEN

9am – 3:30pm FRIDAY INTENSIVE SEMINARS

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

12 – 1:30pm NOFA Interstate Council Meeting in Dining hall Open Meeting

11am – 2pm DINING HALL OPEN FOR LUNCH

2 – 3:30pm WORKSHOPS

4 – 5:30pm WORKSHOPS

5 – 7:30pm DINING HALL OPEN FOR DINNER

7:15 – 9:15pm CHILDCARE AVAILABLE

7:30 – 9pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Michael Phillips

9 – 11:30pm CONTRA DANCE

9:15 – 10:15pm FILM SCREENING


SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

6:30 – 9am DINING HALL OPEN FOR BREAKFAST

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

8 – 9:30am WORKSHOPS

10 – 11:30am WORKSHOPS

11am – 2pm DINING HALL OPEN FOR LUNCH

12-1pm ORGANIC STANDARDS ROUNDTABLE

1 – 2:30pm WORKSHOPS

3 – 4pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS by Don Huber

4 – 5:30PM  GRASSROOTS POLICY DISCUSSION

4 – 6pm NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE FAIR

5 – 7:30pm DINING HALL OPEN FOR DINNER

7 – 9:30pm DRUMMING JOURNEY with Steve Leicach

7pm – midnight LIVE MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT

8 – 10pm FILM SCREENING


SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

6:30 – 9am DINING HALL OPEN FOR BREAKFAST

7- 11am REGISTRATION OPEN

8 – 3:30pm SUNDAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS

8 – 9:30am WORKSHOPS

10 – 11:30am WORKSHOPS

11am – 2pm DINING HALL OPEN FOR LUNCH

1 – 2:30pm WORKSHOPS

3 – 3:30pm NOFA ANNUAL POST-CONFERENCE AUCTION to benefit the Farming Education Fund