2017 NOFA/Mass Winter Conference

Worcester State University 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Go deeper into your winter study sessions at the upcoming NOFA/Mass Winter Conference at Worcester State University on January 14th, 2017! Our full program of adult, teen and children’s courses will be just what you need to prepare for your next growing cycle!

Getting Real: The Food/Environment Connection

Temple Shir Tikvah 34 Vine Street, Winchester, MA, United States

Film, presentation, and discussion Did you know... It takes from 2,500 to 6,000 gallons of water to produce one pound of meat? At 2,500 gallons, that’s still 20 times the amount of water needed to grow a pound of wheat! Your food choices affect the environment! Guest speaker Jeffrey Cohan, Jewish Veg Executive Director, will

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A New England Food Vision: What can the Northeast accomplish by 2060?

Wright-Locke Farm 78 Ridge Street, Winchester, United States

Molly Anderson, one of the authors, joins us to speak about how New England can meet half of its food needs by the year 2060 through repurposing land, making changes in our diets to increase health, and increasing the number of farmers in our region.

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Agroforestry: From Global Strategies to Wright-Locke Farm Talk

Wright-Locke Farm 78 Ridge Street, Winchester, United States

... AppleSeed Permaculture LLC, Connor Stedman, M.S., will unveil the newly developed Master Plan for the pasture and forest lands of the Wright-Locke Farm and share how agroforestry can benefit farms and communities throughout New England ...

A Closer Look at GMOs Talk

Wright-Locke Farm 78 Ridge Street, Winchester, United States

Timothy Griffin, Ph.D. and director of the Agriculture, Food and and Environment program and associate professor at Tufts’ Friedman School, will present on the most up to date information about Genetically Modified Organisms, and products that are already, or soon to be on the market.