24th Annual Food & Agriculture
Organic: A Better Way to Feed Communities
Saturday & Sunday, January 24 - 26, 2013
Warner Student Life Center | Brookdale Community College | Lincroft, NJ
Save the Date!
We have already started to organize an amazing NOFA-NJ Winter Conference for 2014. Check out our Saturday and Sunday Keynote Speakers, Fred Kirschenmann & John Ikerd. Pre-Conference speakers tfwill be posted soon, too! We can't wait to see you there!
Get to know the 2014 Keynote Speakers.
Frederick L. Kirschenmann, a longtime national and international leader in sustainable agriculture, shares an appointment as Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University and as President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. He also continues to manage his family's 2,600-acre certified organic farm in south central North Dakota. Read on.
To watch a video of Fred as he discusses the future of agriculture through his own experiences:
John Ikerd is a Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri. He was raised on a small dairy farm in his home state of Missouri and received a BS, MS, and PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri. Upon completion of his education he worked in extension positions at North Carolina State University, Oklahoma State University, and was the Head of Extension Agricultural Economics at the University of Georgia. In 1989 he returned to the University of Missouri. Under a cooperative agreement with the USDA, he provided state and national leadership for research and education programs in sustainable agriculture. Upon retirement in 2000, John has spend his time writing and speaking about sustainable agriculture, emphasizing the economics of sustainability. Click here to read more.
Want to see his talk at the 2012 NOFA-NY Conference?