NOFA NJ News & Events

5/11, NOFA NJ Farm Tour: Mike’s Blueberries (5-7PM): Join NOFA NJand Mike Price for a tour of Mike’s Blueberries, a Certified Organic blueberry farm in Pemberton, NJ. Mike grows and tends to ten acres of organic blueberries and sells direct to customer and via wholesale outlets during the season. Michael’s farm is located in the very town the high bush blueberry was cultivated from the wild, by Elizabeth White. 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. Registrants receive a discount code to use towards purchase of texts. Register Here

5/12, MarketLink Webinar (Virtual) (7-8PM): Join NOFA NJ and Whitney Butler of MarketLink. MarketLink is a program of the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs (NAFMNP) that assists farmers and markets with accepting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps) and electronic payments. Join us to explore MarketLink’s programs and services, and find out how they can help your farm or farmers market serve the community and increase sales. Register Here

Community News

Agripower is currently looking for eligible farmers to take part in a discounted on-farm demonstration sponsored by the USDA NRCS. This trial is for AgriPower Portable PV. Agripower uses established solar technology and state incentives with a new flexible, user-friendly approach created specifically to benefit farmers. View the Flyer for more information

Now Hiring!
Isles is seeking Urban Agriculture Support Staff Urban Agriculture Support Staff assist in all aspects of implementing urban agriculture and community beautification services. Isles is a community development and environmental not-for-profit based in Trenton, NJ. Isles’ urban agriculture work addresses hunger, food access, and community disinvestment in Trenton by sharing tools, networks, and resources that empower residents and stakeholders to take action and make healthy choices. Head to the NOFA NJ Classifieds for more information
Author: Devin