Mark your calendars! 2016 Winter Conference Jan 30-31
Our theme is Food & Farming in the Garden State with keynote speaker Kathleen Delate. 5 different lecture tracks to choose from! Check the Winter Conference page for updates and registration.
We have scholarships!
Thank you to Kickstarter Campaign donors!
Now's the time to take advantage of scholarships that we're offering to beginning farmers for educational programming! These scholarships can be used for the upcoming Winter Conference, plus more as we develop our 2016 educational calendar. Visit the scholarship page for more details and to apply.
Register now! Exploring the Small Farm Dream March 2016
How do you begin a vegetable CSA, a goat’s milk dairy, herbal tea business, pick-your-own orchard, or pastured poultry operation? If you are considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are unsure of where to start, this course is for you! For career changers looking to the next frontier, for farm apprentices considering a start-up, or for a hobbyist looking to become profitable, the Explorer class is intended to bridge the gap between ideas and action. The course’s goal is to help aspiring farmers learn what it will require to start and manage their own profitable agricultural enterprise, and to decide if this is a path they really want or can take.
Check out NJ Land Link!
In partnership with the State Agriculture Development Committee, and with the help of the Rutgers Office of Research Analytics, NOFA-NJ is proud to announce the debut of NJ Land Link, an interactive website that was designed to connect landowners and farmers! The website is a place for advertising land, employment, or partnership opportunities and provides opportunities for users to search postings based on specific criteria. If you are seeking or offering farmland, if you're looking to form a business partnership, if you're seeking or offering farm employment - this website can help you find what you're looking for. Visit NJLandLink.org today! More info.
New Member Benefit: VeggieTables
|| NOFA-NJ is proud to partner with VeggieTables, a web app that makes organic farm record keeping easier. VeggieTables simplifies the certification and annual inspection processes. It runs on your smart phone, tablet, laptop, and desktop. Create and edit your records offline, and backup your data to the cloud when you have internet access. It also supports syncing across multiple users, task management, and financial reporting. NOFA-NJ members at the farm level or higher can receive a 6 month subscription to VeggieTables for free! More info.