The future of food ripples beyond the production of sustenance - our food system is an intricate web of biological, physical, social, emotional, technological, and spiritual relationships. Developing a sustainable and equitable food system requires us to investigate these complex relationships and how they connect and tether our environment, economy, and communities. NOFA-NH’s 22nd annual Winter Conference will explore the ecosystem of food and invite participants to build skills that cultivate abundant businesses, communities, homes, and systems.
Closes Nov 5th
Closes Nov 5th
News and Updates
Welcome Philip Ackerman-Leist as the 2024 Keynote Speaker!
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire (NOFA-NH) is excited to announce Philip Ackerman-Leist as the 2024 Keynote Speaker for our 22nd Annual Winter Conference!
Philip is a “free range educator” with a passion for exploring food systems innovation and conservation initiatives around the world. Prior to leaping the fences of higher education, Philip spent two decades as Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems at Green Mountain College, where he built the nation’s first online graduate program in food systems, an undergraduate program in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, and a 23-acre organic farm. He then served as Dean of Professional Studies and Director of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College.
Philip is the author of A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement; Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems; and Up Tunket Road: The Education of a Modern Homesteader. He now raises American Milking Devon cattle on his family’s off-grid homestead at UpTunket Farm in Pawlet, Vermont, the base for Foodshed Solutions LLC.
Workshop Proposals Closed
Thank you to everyone that submitted a workshop proposal to the upcoming conference. Proposals are currently being reviewed and selected.
Keep on the lookout for the workshop list in the coming month as the details are finalized!
Annual Award Submissions Now Open!
Annually NOFA-NH recognizes leaders in the organic farming community at our annual Winter Conference. Awards include organic grower of the year, beginning farmer of the year, policy and advocacy leader of the year, and more. For a full list of awards and to nominate someone view the submission form. Nominations will be accepted until December 31st. Click Here.
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