Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association to Hold Winter Meeting in Annapolis

MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association, announces its 28th Annual Winter Meeting on Saturday February 23, 2019 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Maryland Department of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. The meeting is open to the public. (Snow date: March 2)

Join farmers, consumers, advocates, and researchers at this public meeting and potluck lunch. MOFFA Vice Chair, Claudia Raskin said:

“We have the news you can use!  Presentation, panels, and workshops for farmers and gardeners looking for new ideas, techniques, and inspiration, as well as networking opportunities for consumers and distributors looking for good sources of local, organic food.”

Keynote Speaker: CAROLINE TAYLOR

Exec. Director, Montgomery County Alliance

The Future of Farming on Metro’s Edge: Collaborating & Raising Voices Together


  • Growing Hemp in Maryland
  • New Paths & Perspectives: Next Gen Visions Sophia Maravell & Blain Snipsal  
  • Farm Bill Update
  • Organic Update with  Deanna Baldwin, MDA

Learn about the latest science and research

Dennis VanEngelsdorp, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Organic Bee Health, Managing Honey Bees Organically

Rohan Tikehar, Assistant Professor UMD, Nutrition and Food Science Department, Preventing Food Borne Illnesses in Organically Farmed Produce

Alina Avanesyan, Research Associate UMD, Information and update on the spotted lanternfly

Veronica Yurchak, Graduate Research Assistant UMD, The importance of integrated weed managment (IWM) for organic vegetable producers

Galen Dively, Professor Emeritus and IPM Consultant UMD, Organic Insecticides: What Works and What Doesn’t

Paul Goeringer, Legal Specialist, UMD Extension, Status of Agrotorism in MD

Homegrown ‘Eat Local’ Potluck Lunch

Silent Auction

Half Price New Book Sale

Display Tables

Only $5 for members and $20 for non-members

MOFFA Winter Meeting will be February 11, 2017

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