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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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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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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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Developing the next generation of women and girls as leaders in agriculture, nutrition and dietetics!

According to the US Agricultural Census roughly 6100 of 3.2 million are black female farmers. And the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics reports only 3600 of 89,000 Registered Dietitians-Nutritionists are black women are among their ranks. Yet one in 4 … Continue reading

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Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association to Hold Conference in Annapolis

MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association, announces its 25th Annual Winter Meeting, on Saturday February 20, 2016, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Maryland Department of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. The … Continue reading

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Keynote at MOFFA meeting: “Turning your dreams of healthy soil into reality”

At the upcoming MOFFA meeting (3 days away!), the keynote speaker, Dr. Moebius-Clune, the Director, Soil Health Division, USDA-NRCS, Washington, DC will speak on: “Turning your dreams of healthy soil into reality.” The keynote will be delivered from 9am-10am this … Continue reading

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MOFFA Winter Meeting Schedule Available

   WINTER MEETING 2015 Emcee: Erroll Mattox When: February 21 (snow date Feb. 28) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Where: Maryland Dept. of Agriculture 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis Only $5 for members; $20 for non-members Hope to see you there! … Continue reading

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Urban Farming in Baltimore

Tyler Brown, Farm Manager at Real Food Farm, Baltimore Maryland, will be presenting about the urban farming collective and The Farm Alliance of Baltimore, at the MOFFA Winter Meeting on February 15, 2014. Real Food Farm is Civic Works’ innovative, multi-plot urban agricultural … Continue reading

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THE FARM BILL – THE GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY; SPECIFICS ON THE ORGANIC CHALLENGE & FSMA

Tacoma Park Silver Spring Co-op’s Second Annual Food and Public Policy Series: This year, the series will focus on healthy and safe food and how our representatives are addressing the issue of food safety and the availability of healthy food. … Continue reading

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