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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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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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Community Food Assessment Short Survey

  If you are a grower in Frederick, Carroll, Washington or other nearby counties in Maryland, please take this very short survey: Farmer Community Food Assessment Survey We hope that the survey results will help all of us better understand … Continue reading

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MOFFA WINTER MEETING 2015

FEBRUARY 21, 2015 (Snow Date February 28)

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PESTICIDES AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERSHED PROJECT EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING

MOFFA MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO THE EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING PESTICIDES AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERSHED PROJECT OCTOBER 6, 2014 9:45 AM – 3:45 PM PEARLSTONE CONFERENCE AND RETREAT CENTER, REISTERSTOWN, MD REGISTER AT: mdpestnet@aol.comWITH YOUR NAME, TITLE & AFFILIATION REGISTRATION DEADLINE … Continue reading

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American Chestnut Land Trust is hiring a Farm Manager for the Double Oak Farm CSA

The American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT) Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program: ACLT operates a sustainable agriculture program that provides fresh, locally grown produce for up to 25 paid shareholders and 5 work shareholders over a 25-week growing season. The produce … Continue reading

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A Call for Food Transparency

Regarding the March 11th hearings on GMO labeling legislation, Marylanders should contact their legislators to support bills SB0778 and HB1191.  As a farmer and consumer, I believe we should have the right to know if genetically modified organisms are in … Continue reading

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