Category: News

NOFA – NY Gardening Resources
May 2, 2020May 8, 2020
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NOFA – NY Gardening Resources

NOFA-NY has some great resources on COVID 19, please sign in up for their webinars! Upcoming Webinars Friday 5/1 at 10AM EST – Get Seen Online: Ten Tips For Your Food Business, hosted by CCE St. Lawrence. Register here. Wednesday 5/6 at 8PM EST – Working with Employees Under COVID, hosted by FairShare CSA Coalition. Register here....

How We Evolve to Respond to Life after the Stay at Home Orders
April 30, 2020April 30, 2020
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How We Evolve to Respond to Life after the Stay at Home Orders

At the beginning of this year, I took over the position of Executive Director of Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey. Over the past several weeks, our farming network has experienced an unprecedented surge in consumer demand driven by public concerns about the safety of the fresh produce supply chain, supply of eggs and...

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
April 28, 2020April 28, 2020
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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Dear NOFA-NJ Community, Below from our partners at NSAC a communication on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) The situation: USDA is preparing to distribute $16 billion in direct aid to farmers and ranchers who have experienced financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for the program, called the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, will...

NOFA NJ’s Annual Meeting News
March 16, 2020April 27, 2020
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NOFA NJ’s Annual Meeting News

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey has made the difficult decision to cancel our Annual Meeting at Duke Farms on March 17, 2020. Given the uncertain, and evolving, COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, this decision prioritizes the health and safety of our participants and community. We know you value this type of free event for the...

NOFA NJ’s New Home
February 12, 2020April 24, 2020
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NOFA NJ’s New Home

It’s been nearly 15 years since NOFA NJ moved to 334 River Road, a Duke Farms property. We have enjoyed our time at Duke Farms’ beautiful home, in its peaceful and easily accessible Hillsborough location. We have deep gratitude to Michael Catania for his long- time support, and Duke Farms and the Doris Duke Foundation...

Native Pollinators in NJ
January 11, 2020January 22, 2020
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Native Pollinators in NJ

Using Native Pollinators to Boost Yields in Your Yard, Garden or Farm While Aiding Our Fragile Ecosystem Here in the Garden State BY RICHARD SKELLY WEST WINDSOR, NJ — All of us who are dedicated to organic growing practices and sustainable and regenerative agriculture could take a lesson from young Aiden Wang.  The 12-year-old, a...