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Nick’s Organic Farm and Climate Change: How we adapt to changing weather and try to reduce the factors contributing to climate change

Extreme weather is real and has gotten progressively worse in just the past decade. We have been farming organically for forty years.  It used to be farmers would hope for a “good” year—now we hope for a “normal” year.  We … Continue reading

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Farm Tour and Open House at Nick’s Organic Farm

You are invited to attend a Farm Tour and Open House at MOFFA founder Nick Maravell’s Organic Farm. Since 1979, we have been committed to constant improvement in our organic farming methods and to a strong relationship with our customers … Continue reading

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MOFFA WINTER MEETING 2019

MOFFA WINTER MEETING 2019FEBRUARY 23, 2019 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Maryland Dept. of Agriculture 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401 News you can use! Presentation, panels, and workshops for farmers and gardeners looking for new ideas, techniques, and inspiration, … Continue reading

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MOFFA 2018 WINTER MEETING SPEAKERS

Keynote Speaker Ben Friton of Can YA Love & Forested, LLC: Friton leads seminars and lectures around the world focusing on restoring ecosystems using biomimicry. He has worked in densely populated communities and has patented vertical garden systems and currently … Continue reading

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Dr. Kris Nichols, Soil Microbiologist, KRIS systems Education and Consulting Services Joins MOFFA Speaker Lineup

I am really looking forward to the MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association’s 27th Annual Winter Meeting on Saturday February 17, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Maryland Department of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. … Continue reading

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Ben Friton of Can YA Love and Forested will be Keynote Speaker at MOFFA 2018 Winter Meeting

Keynote Speaker Ben Friton of Can YA Love & Forested will discuss the History of Agriculture and Going Back to the Fundamentals of Thriving Ecosystems at the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association 2018 Winter Meeting. Friton leads seminars and … Continue reading

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MOFFA has a Great Variety of Speakers Lined Up for Winter Meeting

MOFFA 2017 WINTER MEETING SPEAKERS Kirsten S. Traynor, PhD, Flickerwood Apiary– studies how pesticides impact honey bee health for the University of Maryland in the lab of Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp and is the editor of Bee World, published by the … Continue reading

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Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association Pollinator Farmer Survey

We all need pollinators on our farms, but the pollinators need our help too. MOFFA is working with the Smart on Pesticides Coalition to protect Maryland pollinators and we ask that you please take 5 minutes to complete this 5 question survey about your experience on the farm. Continue reading

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MOFFA WINTER MEETING 2017

Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association to Hold Conference in Annapolis MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association, announces its 26th Annual Winter Meeting, on Saturday February 11, 2017, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Maryland Department … Continue reading

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MOFFA Summer Social at Forested

Here is a chance to see a different type of ‘farming’. A chance to see permaculture in action! Join us for the MOFFA Summer Social at FORESTED, a 10 acre Forest Garden that advances forest agriculture through permaculture. We’ll take … Continue reading

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