NOFA-NH This Weekend

Need weekend plans? Want to set winter aside for a day and think about green and growing things?

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire’s 6th Annual Winter Conference takes place this Saturday. Local And Organic: The Sustainable Future, takes place Saturday March 1, 2008 at the Winnisquam Regional High School, 433 W. Main St in Tilton, New Hampshire from 8:00 am–5:30 pm.

Tod Murphy, owner of The Farmer’s Diner, will Keynote. Tod will be introduced by our new Agricultural Commissioner, Lorraine Merrill. We have 36 workshops running all day. Speakers include Mark Fulford, Julie Rawson, David Yarrow, Mike Collins, Robert King, Dan Kittredge and other many other presenters from the Northeast who will offer their experience and expertise.

The following authors will present workshops: Paul Tukey (The Organic Lawn Care Manual and People, Places & Plants magazine), Ron Krupp (The Woodchuck’s Guide To Gardening), Linda Faillace (Mad Sheep: The True Story Behind the USDA’s War on a Family Farm) and Ross Conrad (Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture)

The conference will feature an all day Market Fair (60+ vendors) from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, plus a raffle. The Market Fair and raffle are open to the public.

More information at http://www.nofanh.org/calendar.html