NOFA NJ Weekly Email: March 21, 2022

NOFA NJ News & Events

3/30: NOFA NJ Monthly Organic Open House (8:30AM) Join NOFA-NJ and SADC staff for an exploration of SADC’s various programs, all of which are vital to agriculture in New Jersey (including Farmland Preservation, Right to Farm, FarmLink, and other programs). As always, time will be made available for general inquiry and discussion with the community. All are welcome to join. Register Here

3/31: Sourlands Virtual Film Screening (7PM) Join NOFA NJ, Sourland Conservancy, and Film Subjects to discuss the evolving challenges facing farmers, conservationists, and land preservation efforts in this 10-year revisit of the film. Admission: Pay What You Can ($0, $10, or $20) Register Here

NOFA NJ Bulk Compost: As part of NOFA NJ’s Bulk Order Program, Vermont Compost is still available to purchase by the bag. NOFA NJ Members and non-profit partners receive a 16% discount on their order. Find more details on availability and ordering Here

Action Alert!

Tell USDA You Care About Organic Integrity! Submit recommendations and comments to the Federal Register regarding the NOSB and NOP. For more information, see The Cornucopia Institute’s Overview Here

Community News

Highly-Pathogenic Avian Influenza continues to be a concern! Make sure you are equipped with the proper knowledge and resources necessary. Visit NJDA’s Avian Influenza Page for more information and resources, and be sure to report if any birds in your flock appear to be ill.

Watchung Farmers Market Seeking Organic Fruit & Vegetable Vendors Held on Tuesdays at the Watchung Police Station; interested vendors can contact dsoppas2@aol.com

4/4: MOFGA Event: Apple Talk with John Bunker at Manoff Market Cidery (5:30PM) Join Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association for a special apple talk with apple expert John Bunker as Manoff Market Cidery in New Hope, Pennsylvania opens for the season. The cidery will be open for tastings and purchases. A speaking program will be followed by an opportunity for book signing and apple IDing by John. Register Here 

Now Hiring!

Riverine Ranch is now hiring! Situated on 62 acres along the Musconetcong River, Riverine Ranch raises water buffalo on grass, producing high-quality cheeses and meats that are sold throughout NJ and NY. Riverine Ranch is currently looking for versatile help around the farm. Email buffalo@riverineranch.com or call 908-619-6731 for more information
NJ Compost Man is now hiring! Serving Mercer, Bucks, Hunterdon, and surrounding areas, NJ Compost Man is an organic landscaping service that also offers curbside food waste collection, producing compost for its clients’ landscaping needs. NJ Compost Man is seeking crew members for 2022. Email njcompostman@gmail.com for more information
Thank you for supporting NOFA NJ & organic agriculture in the Garden State
Devin
Author: Devin