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Northeast Organic Farming Association 35th Annual Summer Conference

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Northeast Organic Farming Association 35th Annual Summer Conference

Time: August 7, 2009 at 2pm to August 9, 2009 at 10pm
Location: UMASS, Amherst, MA
City/Town: Amherst
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Event Type: conference
Organized By: NOFA
Latest Activity: May 12, 2009

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Event Description

180+ diverse workshops for adults, teens and even kids!

2 Keynotes!
- Friday August 7th, 7:30 PM Paul Stamets, Mushroom expert and author.
- Saturday August 8th, 7 PM Will Allen, Urban farmer; Community activist, educator and CEO/founder of Growing Power

NOFA & Mass Grass's Grazing School series of workshops on livestock pasture management, open to conference participants. For more info, visit www.massgrass.org or call Kate Rossiter (413) 498-2721

NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course, Fri. Aug. 7, 8am-5pm. Fee includes Friday lunch. (Those registering for Saturday and Sunday get a $30 discount on the L&T course)
- course covers all aspects of organic lawn & turfgrass management from soil health and amendments to cultural practices & client relations. Visit www.organiclandcare.net.

Many exhibits of vendors, services, educational and advocationla non-profits and local organic food!

Entertainment - Contra and zydeco dances with live bands, films, family story telling and songs, an Old-Time Country Fair, open to the public on Saturday afternoon. Come barter your goods and services (Call Ali at (860) 974-7056 with bartering q's)

Farmers' and Crafters' Saturday Market
- Rent an 8' table for $15
- Saturday 3-6 cost is $20/space if registered for conference, $40 if not.
(You may sell raw goods without liability insurance, but for processed goods, you must file a copy of your product liability insurance in advance.)

For more info call Tricia Cooper (617) 558-3322

Children's Conference ages 2-12; Teen conference 13-17

NO PETS! Must be left at home.

Register by July 6 for Early Bird Special

Visit their website for more info!

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