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CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING
December 12, 2017December 13, 2017
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CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING

CULTIVATING ‘ANANDA’: JOY OF FARMING AND HEALTHY LIVING Here is a link to a wonderful summary of true sustainability in agriculture, from friends in Bangladesh.  Ubing.org Post   – This is a must read! “To realize the principle of biodiversity-based ecological farming, Nayakrishi farmers follow ten simple rules following the ten fingers of two hands. Fingers...

Bulk Order: Clarus AGR Poultry Compost Fertilizer, 1-Ton Bulk Sacks $120 Plus Shipping
December 7, 2017December 7, 2017
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Bulk Order: Clarus AGR Poultry Compost Fertilizer, 1-Ton Bulk Sacks $120 Plus Shipping

Barry Draycott, Sales Partner for Nutrients PLUS, has offered NOFA-NJ’s Bulk Order program a limited time clearance price on Clarus AGR Nutrients Plus 4-4-2 poultry compost fertilizer. Shipping costs will be determined based on the quantity ordered. Attached, please find a product tri-fold, a one page info sheet, and the product’s OMRI Cert Clarus AGR.

Bulk Order: 30% Off Single-Case Price Plus Free Shipping on AgraPro
December 7, 2017December 7, 2017
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Bulk Order: 30% Off Single-Case Price Plus Free Shipping on AgraPro

When purchasing via NOFA-NJ’s Bulk Order program by January 31, 2018, participants can order even single cases of AgraPro at the 100 case price = a 30% discount, plus free shipping!  AgraPro is a peat-based biostimulant and soil amendment in one. Attached are a one-page AgraPro info sheet and the product’s OMRI certificate.

Bulk Order: McEnroe Organic Farm
December 7, 2017December 7, 2017
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Bulk Order: McEnroe Organic Farm

As in 2017, NOFA-NJ again is coordinating orders from McEnroe Organic Farm for potting soil and other products. For each FULL truckload that NOFA-NJ coordinates, participants will received a 5% discount and very considerable savings on shipping.  Orders paid for before December 31, 2017 will be entitled to an additional 2% discount. Attached, please find...

Nicholas Kristof Op-Ed Presents Warnings on Chlorpyrifos
October 30, 2017October 30, 2017
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Nicholas Kristof Op-Ed Presents Warnings on Chlorpyrifos

The Sunday, October 29, 2017 New York Times Sunday Review, page 9, features an op-ed by Nicholas Kristof that discusses the dangers of the current administration’s rejection of the ban on chlorpyrifos. Kristof says, “President Trump’s E.P.A. is fine with children eating food tainted by a pesticide derived from a nerve gas.” Please follow the...

Finding Your Markets for Niche Berry Crops
October 23, 2017October 23, 2017
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Finding Your Markets for Niche Berry Crops

On October 18, NOFA-NJ held another workshop in a series on small-scale berry production.  All of the niche berry classes we have held this year have been fully-subscribed with waiting lists, indicating strong interest in the cultivation and sale of such varieties as gooseberry, elderberry and aronia berry (pictured).   Attendees have a range of reasons...

Rally: Keep The Soil In Organic
October 20, 2017October 20, 2017
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Rally: Keep The Soil In Organic

Please join us for a rally to “Keep the Soil in Organic!”  We’ll be convening at Princeton’s homegrown natural foods grocery, the Whole Earth Center on October 21st 2-4 pm. Bring a drum or a tambourine and support soil-based organic agriculture! This rally is part of a larger group of rallies happening everywhere.  Please see keepthesoilinorganic.org...