Winter Conference




2017 Conference Information & Details Here

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.  The Conference will feature 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 has something for everyone, be they a gardener, farmer or fan of organic foods.

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Hope & Main, The CLIF Bar Family Foundation, and the RI Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM) Division of Agriculture.

Hope & Main is a value-added, commercial kitchen incubator with a large meeting space for 150+ attendees and smaller rooms for concurrent sessions. A generous lobby will hold a trade show with vendors and exhibitors. Morning and mid-day coffee and tea will be provided. Conference participants are invited to bring a food or beverage item to share for our potluck lunch.

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.

We look forward to seeing you at the Winter Conference.


This conference is made possible by our generous sponsors: The CLIF Bar Family Foundation, the RI Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture via a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, Southside Community Land Trust, Farm Credit East, and  our conference host Hope & Main

Learn how to become a sponsor and see your name and logo here.
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