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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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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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FARM VISIT DAY AT LICKING CREEK BEND FARM

Visit Licking Creek Bend Farm for Farm Visit Day on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Meet the amazing staff, tour the farm, see the farm equipment, plant or pick your Christmas tree, share a veggie pot luck, swim in the creek, … Continue reading

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New Documentary, “The Call of the Land” to Premier at Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association Winter Meeting

Catch the premier of a new documentary, The Call of the Land, tomorrow, February 20, 2016 at the Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association Winter Meeting. Courtney Buchholtz is one of the Montgomery County farmers featured in the new documentary … 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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Open Source Agricultural Tools with Farm Hack

At the upcoming Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association 2016 Winter Meeting, Dorn Cox, PhD, will discuss crowd sourcing farm tools and technology. Dorn Cox is a founding member of the Farm Hack community, executive director for GreenStart, and a … Continue reading

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Schedule for the 2016 MOFFA Winter Meeting

Here is the Schedule for the 2016 Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association Winter Meeting! It’s a great line up so plan on staying all day! FEBRUARY 20, 2016 (Snow Date February 27) 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Maryland Dept. of Agriculture … 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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At the MOFFA Winter Meeting – soil health tops the agenda

Face it. Most humans treat soil like. . .well dirt. At USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), there is a new urgency for people to know more about our soil, as good soil is disappearing due to erosion, compaction and … Continue reading

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