NOFA/RI Winter Conference & Annual Meeting

NOFA/RI logoJoin the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island (NOFA/RI) for its Winter Conference & Annual Meeting on Sunday, February 16.

Learn about edible garden design from Landscape Architect and former farmer, Michael Veracka, compost from Mike Merner, owner of Earth Care Farm and educating a new generation of growers from Agriculture Teacher, John O’Malley.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

NOFA/RI’s Annual Meeting will celebrate achievements in 2013 and announce 2014 plans. After a healthy potluck meal with NOFA/RI members and guests, join a breakout session with one of our speakers to hear more about their organic specialty.

[Learn more and register here.]

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About Sanne Kure-Jensen

Sanne Kure-Jensen is a frequent contributor to Country Folks, Country Folks Grower and Wine & Grape Grower bringing regional and national attention to agriculture in RI and across southern New England. She has also written for newsletters of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA), Holistic Management International (HMI), RI Beekeepers Association and RI Tree Council. Read Sanne’s work at her Sustainable Living page at examiner.com. Sanne has written successful grant applications for alternative energy projects, staff and board training, products and services. Clients include agricultural businesses, farm stand/markets and non-profit organizations. Recent successful grant projects include a $90,000 USDA Rural Development‘s Rural Energy For America Program (REAP), $10,000 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Farmer and $20,000 Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG). Sanne is the part-time Administrator for NOFA/RI, a Rhode Island Certified Horticulturist and beekeeper. She is a NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and has lectured across southern New England on Beekeeping, Native Pollinators and Ecological Landscape Design. Learn more about the NOFA’s Land Care programs or contact Sanne for a garden consultation through the NOFA/RI website.
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One Response to NOFA/RI Winter Conference & Annual Meeting

  1. Linda Hall says:

    Sounds wonderful.
    Linda

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