Hope & Main to host Northeast Organic Farmers Association of Rhode Island’s Winter Conference on February 28, 2016


2016 Winter Conference

Healthy Soils, Healthy Plants & Healthy People

Sunday, February 28, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hope & Main, 691 Main Street, Warren, RI

Will Bonsall Grower at Khadighar Farm & the Scatterseed Project in Maine and author of “Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening”

Saving Your Own Crop Seeds
Growing Vegetables, Grains & Perennial Food Crops with Minimal Inputs

Jack Kittredge and Julie Rawson, Farmers at Many Hands Organic Farm, former Policy Coordinator and Executive Director of NOFA/Mass

Restoring Carbon to Soil for Farm and Planet

Sam Fox Farmer, Landscaper and Composter at Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, RI

Compost and Living Soil: A Cooperative Effort

Dan Kittredge Farmer and Director at Bionutrient Food Association

Principles of Biological Systems

John Kozinski natural health and self-healing Integrative Diagnosis Teacher at

Open Macrobiotics: A New Approach to Health and Healing for the 21st Century

Dan Christina & Tricia Bailey Horticultural Director and Vegetable Gardener at Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth, RI

Fresh from the Field: An Ornamental (and Productive) Vegetable Garden

Dr. Rebecca Brown URI Assistant Professor and grower at URI Agronomy Farm

Cover Crops for Rhode Island Growers

Elizabeth Guardia of Rhode Islanders for GMO Labeling

GMO Labeling Legislation Efforts in RI

Learn more & register at Winter Conference Registration