Winter Conference For a Successful 2018 Winter Conference Keynote Speakers: Jennifer and Pete Salinetti Woven Roots Farm, Tyringham, MA. Featured in the award-wining documentary, “A Small Good Thing” Jennifer and Pete Salinetti have been farming for over 16 years and have created a thriving farm and CSA business in the Berkshires. Learn More about the workshops and speakers on our 2018 Winter Conference page. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI (N O F A / R I) Winter Conference is our largest educational and fundraising event of the year. Sunday March 4, 2018 was our 5th annual conference and consisted of a full day of workshops with nationally recognized speakers in organic and sustainable agriculture as well as influential speakers from across Rhode Island and southeast New England, networking sessions, our annual meeting and a delicious potluck meal. This year’s Winter Conference had something for everyone, be they a gardener, farmer or fan of organic foods. N O F A / R I is dedicated to supporting organic and sustainable food, farming, and gardening in Rhode Island through education, technical assistance and policy advocacy. N O F A / R I is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Sponsors Our 2018 conference is made possible by our generous sponsors: Farm Credit East, the RI Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture via a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, Southside Community Land Trust, and our conference host Hope & Main. Learn how to become a sponsor and see your name and logo here.