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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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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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MOFFA Members on the New Federal Regulations that could Threaten Local Farms

Maryland Organic Food and Farming Members Mike Tabor and Nick Maravell speak out about how new federal regulations could threaten local farms. “Each week at farm stands in the Maryland area, we try to explain a peculiar situation to our … Continue reading

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Organic Vegetable Twilight Tour

What: Tours of University of Maryland organic research plots The effect of cover crops, plastic and other parameters on soil CO2 emissions Weed control in organic systems Companion plantings for increased biocontrol Cover crop effects on pests and natural enemies … Continue reading

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