Twilight meetings are informal workshops geared towards growers - large and small - that highlight unique and innovative production and marketing methods that are keeping agriculture viable in New Jersey. We will be adding to this list, so please check back regularly.
Twilight Meetings are free to NOFA-NJ members and non-members may attend for $10, to defray the costs of the meeting.
To Register: Fill out the form below to let us know you're coming!
JUNE 2013 -- Pasture Walk at Lima Family Farms, Hillsborough, NJ
Expert grass farmer, John Lima, will take us for a walk around his lush pastures and talk about managing a cow/pig/sheep/chicken rotation and the integration of livestock and vegetable operations.
When: Tuesday - June 25, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Lima Family Farms, 826 Amwell Rd, Hillsborough, NJ
Details: The evening will include a pasture walk and a potluck dinner; please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring a dish to share! Whenever visiting a farm, please make sure your clothing and boots are clean to prevent the spread of pests and diseases.
JULY 2013 -- Farm Tour at Ralston Farm, Mendham, NJ
Picture from Ralston Farm's Facebook page
Come explore this small-scale, diverse farm in Mendham, NJ, with farmer Bennett Haynes. Lots to see here - open-pollinated, heirloom veggies, hogs, chickens and bamboo - and lots to learn about!
When: Tuesday - July 23, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Ralston Farms, 327 Route 24 West (Main Street), Mendham, NJ 07945
Details: The evening will include a farm tour and a potluck dinner; please wear weather appropriate clothing and bring a dish to share!