Racial Equity at the NOFA Interstate Council: Where are we at and how can we grow?

September 30, 2022, 9:00-11:00am Racial Equity at the NOFA Interstate Council: Where are we at and how can we grow? Audience: NOFA Interstate Council and IC Policy Committee Members This is an introductory conversation to delve deeper into conversations around active racial equity work within the NOFA Interstate Council. Racism impacts our conferences, grant collaborations, […]

Soil Health and Microscopy with Monique Bosch

Hillandale Farm 6 Haversham Road, Westerly, RI

Join Monique Bosch as she takes us on a deep dive, zooming in 400X magnification, to check out the beneficial microbes that live in our healthy soils. We’ll learn how to identify these microbial critters, and how to increase their numbers in our soils, so that we can grow the healthiest plants and most nutritious food.

Free

Racial Equity in Organic Certification

October 14, 2022, 9:00-11:00am Racial Equity in Organic Certification Audience: All NOFA staff and board As proponents of organic agriculture, we would like organic food and farming to be available to everyone, and our Farm Share program is a helpful start. However, a long history of systemic racism in the food system creates barriers to […]

Racial Equity On Your Farm

November 18th, 2022, 9:00-11:00am Racial Equity on your Farm Audience: NOFA staff and board, Farm Share collaborators, organic farmers As we plan for the 2023 season with an expanded Farm Share program across the 7 NOFA states, we aim to build racial equity into all aspects of the program. This workshop is an opportunity for […]