Upcoming Events

November 16
Organic Orchard Management: Session 4

November 18
Symphony of the Soil Screening

November 21
On-farm Leaf Mulching

Nov. 24, Dec. 1 & 8
Road to Certification

November 25
Policy Committee Mtg

January 23
PreConference Workshops

January 24-25
2015 Winter Conference

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Thank you to the Geraldine Dodge Foundation for their longtime support of NOFA-NJ.

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ) is dedicated to supporting organic and sustainable food, farming, and gardening in New Jersey through education, technical assistance, and policy action.


25th Annual Food & Agriculture Winter Conference Registration is now open! Early Bird discounts available.

Registration is open for our 25th Annual Food & Agriculture Winter Conference this coming January 24-25, 2015. Early Bird discounts are available for both Winter Conference and Pre-Conference registration. Be sure to register early to take advantages of these great deals! More info.

On-Farm Leaf Mulching: Nov. 21

Registration closes soon for our November 21st On-Farm Leaf Mulching Workshop, held at Muth Family Farm! Bob Muth has been running his farm business for over 20 years and he has designed a fertility plan around the use of municipal leaves. In this workshop, we will discuss DEP regulations, working with municipal agencies, the logistics of leaf application and the production contingencies of using this high carbon amendment. Learn how to build soil and cut your fertilizer bill from a certified organic farmer!  More Info.

Is organic certification right for you?

Join NOFA-NJ for an exploration of organic certification in the three-session course "Road to Certification," starting November 24. We'll take an in-depth look at National Organic Program regulations, what they say and what they mean, and explore elements of the process, including the transitioning period and the maintenance of certification. Hear from professionals in the industry, including certified organic farmers, and move your farm towards organic certification! More Info.

Check out the Incubator Farm!

NOFA-NJ has the only Incubator Farm Program in the state - a land access program that provides new farmers with a low-risk environment to test their business plan! We are currently accepting applications from farmers with two years of experience, a business vision and a commitment to the principles of the organic farming movement. Interested in learning more? Contact the office for details, check out the Incubator Program webpage and visit us!