Organic Livestock Advisors and Additional Organic Farm Advisors Sought

NOFA/RI seeks additional Organic Advisors to offer technical assistance to ranchers and farmers wishing to transition to organic production methods. Experienced organic ranchers and farmers will be paired with aspiring, new or transitioning ranchers and farmers who will provide assistance on … Continue reading

Organic Certification Cost Sharing Available

Be sure to turn in your Cost-Share applications to the Rhode Island DEM, Division of Agriculture before the September 30, 2016 deadline. Download the cost-share application forms, a list of eligible expenses and information here. If demand exceeds the funds … Continue reading

USDA designates three counties in Rhode Island as a Primary Natural Disaster Areas

In a press releases issued September 8, 2016, The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Providence, Bristol and Kent counties in Rhode Island as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in these counties … Continue reading

NOFA Summer Conference, August 12-14

Revitalize and recharge at the NOFA Summer Conference August 12-14 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Experts will gather for one amazing weekend in August. Get your spot front and center in the Northeast’s organic movement. Join over 1200 organic growers, eaters … Continue reading