Grow Well, Eat Well
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to building a community of organic food activists and educated consumers to help support New Hampshire's local organic farming community.
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Phone: (603) 224-5022
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What's Happening at NOFA-NH?
In an effort to keep our staff and community safe, NOFA-NH's physical office is currently closed due to COVID-19. Our staff is working remotely, and can be reached by email and phone. Please visit our staff directory for contact information.
Dear Friends of NOFA-NH,
We hope you and your loved ones are healthy and well. In this uniquely challenging time, NOFA-NH is continuing the work of our forty-year history to create resilient food systems across New Hampshire and the Northeast. But we can't do it without you.
Our shared commitment to New Hampshire’s organic and sustainable farmers, producers, food workers, land care providers, activists and eaters is more important today than ever before. We know how much you value organic food and agriculture.
Here are a few ways you can help NOFA-NH in the fight to strengthen our community:
Become a NOFA-NH member, renew your membership, or give the gift of membership.
Make a donation, and/or donate to a specific program.
Volunteer on our Board of Directors or one of our committees and have your voice heard
NOFA-NH is an important source of education, promotion, and healthy food for so many. Your support is vital to our mission in every season.
Yours in Good Health and Healthy Food,
~ Team NOFA-NH
Resources to Help Our Community Cope With COVID-19:
Check out our NEW Resources Page dedicated to information and opportunities for all members of our food system in response to COVID-19.
Our Organic Farm and Food Map featuring NH’s certified organic farmers and producers enables residents to search for organic crops and livestock in their community, support their neighbors and purchase hyper-local food.
View our existing Resources Page for farmers, gardeners, educators and eaters.
Peruse our E-newsletter Archive for information on past programs, policy initiatives, educational resources, and more.
Programs & Events
The CRAFT of Farming
A virtual educational program for farmers, farm workers, gardeners, students, and families. Tour organic farms, learn how organic foods are raised, and have your questions answered.
July 30, 7-8 PM: Work Song Farm Virtual Tour
Starting Small & Staying Small
August 12, 7-8 PM: Hip Peas Farm Virtual Tour
Market Gardening Efficiency & Season Extension
August 26, 7-8 PM: Mermaid Hill Vineyard Virtual Tour
Growing Organic Grapes in NH
September 9, 7-8 PM: Kearsarge Gore Farm Virtual Tour
Four Season Farming
September 30, 7-8 PM: Hop N Hen Farm Virtual Tour
Starting an Organic Vegetable and Poultry Farm
October 15, 7-8 PM: Stonewall Farm Virtual Tour
Managing Soil Health: Grazing and Specialty Crops
Organic Gardening Videos Featuring Ron Christie of Living Earth Farm
Are you tending a garden for the first time or for many years now?
Our Northeast Organic Gardening Video Series offers tips for new and experienced gardeners seeking to feed themselves and their families. Learn more about wick irrigation, container growing, building raised beds and garden planning in these six short videos.
Watch on our YouTube channel
Northeast BIPOC Farmer Relief Fund
The Northeast BIPOC Farmer Relief Fund is now accepting applications for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) folks living in the Northeast who work in agriculture and have been economically impacted by the COVID crisis. Funded by Farm Aid, this fund will provide $500 relief payments for up to 200 applicants. Visit pasafarming.org/relief to apply. Applications are being accepted through August 10, 2020.
NOFA & Community Events Calendar
Forum-Style Calls for Farmers: UNH Extension is hosting one-hour, online Zoom calls for NH farmers to discuss adaptation strategies, concerns, and needs in response to the novel coronavirus.
Fridays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM — NH Food Alliance Network Cafe Webinar, a weekly COVID-19 & Equity group call
July 20-August 9 — NOFA Summer Conference (online)
August 4-October 27 — UNH Extension's New Farmer School
August 9-September 6 — Crop Production Workshop Series at Tufts: Organic Farming and Food Systems (3): Fall Harvest
August 12 — NOFA-NH's CRAFT of Farming Virtual Tour of Hip Peas Farm
August 18 — Northeast Farmers of Color's Cooperative Land Tenure with Leah Penniman
August 18 — NOFA-NY Field Day Webinar: Growing Resilience with Farm and Garden Seed Stewardship
August 26 — NOFA-NH's CRAFT of Farming Virtual Tour of Mermaid Hill Vineyard
September 9 — NOFA-NH's CRAFT of Farming Virtual Tour of Kearsarge Gore Farm
September 9 — NOFA-NY Field Day Webinar: 7 Seeds to Sow in September
September 30 — NOFA-NH's CRAFT of Farming Virtual Tour of Hop N Hen Farm
October 15 — NOFA-NH's CRAFT of Farming Virtual Tour of Stonewall Farm
October — New Entry Sustainable Farming Project's Farm Business Planning Course