NOFA NJ News & Events

4/27: NOFA NJ Monthly Organic Open House (Virtual) (8:30AM) Join NOFA NJ Staff and Board as we introduce our 2022 JourneyPerson Cohort. Our JourneyPerson Program links beginning farmers with seasoned farmer mentors to help ensure their success and share their  stories with the NOFA NJ community. Register Here

4/30: NOFA NJ Farm Tour: Rancocas Creek Farm (1-4PM) Join NOFA NJ and Farm Manager Jeff Tober in a tour and presentation of Rancocas Creek Farm in Southampton, NJ. RCF is a 70+ acre chemical-free farm launched by the Pinelands Preservation Alliance in 2020 with the goals of managing stormwater, promoting environmental stewardship, growing healthy produce and building community. Throughout the tour, Jeff will share the ins and outs of building a farm within a larger non-profit organization, managing erosion and stormwater through permanent covers and targeted plantings, and more. Register Here

5/11 Quarterly Book Club (Virtual) (8PM): Grab a copy of Essential Rainwater Harvesting by Michelle & Rob Avis, NOFA NJ’s next featured text in our Quarterly Book Club. Essential Rainwater Harvesting is a comprehensive manual for designing, building, and maintaining water harvesting systems for the warm and cold climates of the world. Register Here

Community News

NSAC/PASA/NOFA NJ Farm Survey Please fill out this short survey regarding your participation (or lack of participation) with NRCS programs. This survey is an integral component of a research project aimed at protecting the Delaware River Watershed and increasing farm access to conservation programs.Access the survey Here

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition needs your help to ask for investments in sustainable agriculture research and technical support for grazing! Their online form takes seconds to fill out and make your voice heard. Click Here to Easily Contact Your Legislators

Now Hiring!
A Meaningful Purpose is seeking an Executive Director! Reed’s Organic Farm and Animal Sanctuary was founded in 2019 as a non-profit regenerative farm and animal sanctuary located in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. The Executive Director will be accountable for the overall success of the agricultural and land stewardship activities, special school and community programs/events and donor relations. Click Here for More Information
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