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 of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. The meeting is open to the public.
At this public meeting, you can join farmers, consumers, advocates, and researchers. MOFFA Chairperson Holly Budd said, “Whether you are a consumer or distributor looking for good sources of local organic food, or a farmer or gardener in search of new ideas, techniques and inspiration, the MOFFA Winter Meeting has something for you.” The day will consist of presentations,panels, and workshops, including research talks by University Of Maryland Extension and scientists.
Please bring a dish to share for the Potluck Lunch, one of the highlights of the meeting.
You can bring seeds to exchange with the other participants in the MOFFA Seed Swap.
You are encouraged to donate an item for the Auction to support MOFFA.
Members may bring display materials and table space will be available in exchange for auction item donations.
Registration is $20 for non-members and $5 for members. Membership is $25 for one year, $45 for two years and $12 for students. Registration is at the door or online. For more information or to register online, go to marylandorganic.org or contact Holly Budd at 443-975-4181.
More information coming soon!
Bring a dish to share at the Potluck Lunch. It’s one of the best parts of the MOFFA Winter Meeting!
Experienced farmer and business woman plans to open 6 grocery stores in Maryland and is looking to partner with area fruit & vegetable growers that would be interested in contract growing a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables such as: tomatoes, onions, potatoes, beans, cabbage, beets, greens, leeks, garlic, watermelons, berries and tree fruits, as well as traditional African vegetables.
Opportunities exist for both conventional and organic crops. Two meetings to discuss plans and answer questions will be held on Wednesday February 27 and Wednesday March 6 at 9 am at the Prince Georges County Extension Office located at 6707 Groveton Drive, Clinton, MD 20735. In order to plan appropriately, please call by 4 pm on 2/26 or 3/5 to confirm your attendance. 301-868-9366.
Farm Management Agent
UMES, Small Farm Program
University of Maryland Extension
6707 Groveton Drive
Clinton, MD 20735