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Building a High Tunnel

BUILDING A HIGH TUNNEL ON TUESDAY DECEMBER 1, 6-7 PM

Please join Nagisa Manabe (NOFA-NJ’s Executive Director), Oscar Schofield, Jill Ott of NRCS and Matt Hand of Rimol Systems to learn more and participate in our last virtual field day of the season. They will share their experience with High Tunnels. We’ll also share a video with John Klein, of the Sunworks Corporation, who has been building Greenhouses (large and small) for 58 years.

Please Register, $10 for members, $20 for Non-Members.

31st Annual NOFA NJ Winter Conference

31ST ANNUAL NOFA-NJ WINTER CONFERENCE

Please save the date for our virtual conference on January 30th and 31st. To learn more, click here.

We invite you to be a part of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NJ’s 31st Annual Winter Conference, New Jersey’s largest organic food and agricultural conference. This year’s conference features two full days of online classes and workshops with nationally and locally recognized speakers discussing sustainable, local, organic agriculture in New Jersey.We have assembled an exciting group of local, regional and international experts to stimulate this year’s conversation about the social, economic and environmental challenges to farming in New Jersey.

Ticket Price: $15 Student or Veteran / $35 Member / $50 Non-Member

Please Register or Sponsor today! Don’t forget to take advantage of valuable discounts by signing up for or renewing your membership.

Jessica Niederer New Jersey Organic Farming

EXPLORING THE SMALL FARM DREAM: FEBRUARY 3, 10, 17, 24, 2021 6-9 PM

Have you ever thought about starting a farm?  Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, this course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. Whether you are thinking of going into farming full-time, part-time, or expanding an existing hobby farm into a business, this course will help you turn your farm dream into an actionable farm plan. There are four evening classes online as well as an optional daytime farm tour, TBA. Tuition is $300.00 for NOFA-NJ members and $350 for NOFA-NJ non-members including all course materials. The instructor is Jess Niederer is a 13th generation farmer in Hopewell, New Jersey. Jess has been teaching this course since 2008. Please Register.

 

NOFA-NJ NEWS

Exploring the Small Farm Dream 2021

Exploring the Small Farm Dream 2021

Have you ever thought about starting a farm?  Whether your vision includes making goat cheese, selling cut flowers, or growing rare tomato varieties, this course will give you the tools to start making that dream come true. Whether you are thinking of going into...

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31st NOFA-NJ Annual Winter Conference

31st NOFA-NJ Annual Winter Conference

We invite you to be a part of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NJ’s (NOFA-NJ’s) 31st  Annual Winter Conference, New Jersey’s largest organic food and agricultural conference. This year’s conference features two full days of classes and workshops with...

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Our Goals

EDUCATION

Support NJ Organic Farmers by providing technical advice, educational opportunities and social engagement to build community.

COMMUNITY

Connect our Food Community for the Entire Organic Eco System – Restaurants, Consumers, Farmers, Stores, Markets Businesses, Educators – Urban, Suburban and Rural

CERTIFICATION

Advocate for Organic Certification and Support Organic Management Practices. 

 

LOCAL ORGANIC

Build the Local Organic Food System, Primarily Nurturing Farms, and Secondarily All Growers, so NJ can provide food for NJ.

POLICY

Advocate for Policy that Supports Organic Farming 

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We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

- Native American Proverb