Since 1985, the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ) has supported organic food and agriculture in New Jersey through education, technical assistance, and policy action, highlighting and implementing environmentally and economically favorable changes to farming practice.  

2022 Tours & Workshops

We’re excited to announce another full season of engaging tours, workshops, and on-farm learning for the entire community!

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Whether you’re in search of your next employer, employee, or piece of equipment, check out the NOFA NJ Classifieds!

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View past workshops, gardening classes, Winter Conference Presentations and more.

Upcoming Events

May 24, 7-10PM: Taco Tuesday Party (Yard Tacos)

Kick off the season with NOFA NJ for a taco Tuesday to remember! FREE to NOFA MEMBERS, Chefs and Farmers. (Not a member? You can become a member online or at the door) This is a BYOB event (you can purchase packaged goods next door at a discounted price for the event). Bring your open minds, your good vibes and your dancing shoes! We plan to re invigorate our community with passion for food, farming and friendship as we unveil our monthly food event series!

Event Location: Yard Tacos in High Bridge, NJ

 

May 25, 8:30 AM: NOFA NJ Monthly Organic Open House

NOFA-NJ’s Monthly Organic Open Houses are free events designed to offer an open, informal space for the community to gather, share knowledge and resources, solicit advice and suggestions from fellow farmers, and discuss relevant news and community updates. The open houses also serve to support NOFA NJ JourneyPerson Program throughout the season as an opportunity for JourneyPersons and their Farmer-Mentors to check in and share their experiences with the NOFA NJ community. Register Here

June 11, 10AM-12:30 PM: Poultry Processing at Hard Cider Homestead

Join NOFA NJ and Matt from Hard Cider Homestead in a comprehensive class on poultry processing. Each participant has the option of experiencing the steps necessary to take a living mature meat chicken, into a processing ready to eat product, and each participant can return home with their own processed meat bird, having gained an intimate knowledge of what is required in order to process your own meat birds. 

Register Here

NOFA-NJ News

NOFA NJ Weekly Email: April 04, 2022

NOFA NJ News & Events March was a busy month! Here's to an even more impactful April! Read up on NOFA NJ's March Monthly Report here 4/24: ACUA Earth Festival (10-4PM) Catch NOFA NJ at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority 30th Annual Earth Day Festival in Egg...

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March Monthly Report

April 4, 2022 At a meeting in early March, NOFA NJ Board President, Mike Rassweiler, asks me "What is the first thing on your mind when you wake up?" My immediate answer: "I'm afraid it looks like I'm not doing anything!" Naturally, answer 1B is funding and where to...

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Our Goals

EDUCATION

Support NJ Organic Farmers by providing technical advice, education and social engagement to build community.

 

 

COMMUNITY

Support the entire Organic Food System – Farmers, Gardeners, Consumers, Markets, Restaurants, Educators, & More

  

 

CERTIFICATION

Advocate for Organic Certification and Support Organic Management Practices. 

 

LOCAL ORGANIC

Build the Local Organic Food System, Nurturing Farms and All Growers, so NJ can provide food for NJ.

 

 

POLICY

Advocate for Policy that Supports Organic Farming

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for supporting Organic agriculture in the Garden State!

 

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