Create An Organic Connecticut Day

09/23/2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM ET

Description

Sunday, September 23 ~ 1:00 - 4:00 pm
At Natureworks in Northford, CT

WHO & WHAT:  Create An Organic Connecticut Day ~ An Afternoon with CT NOFA & Organic Garden Expert, Nancy DuBrule-Clemente at Natureworks Garden Center. The theme of the day will be MONARCHS! So join us in her gardens in your best butterly apparel!

• 1:00 PM ~ Organic NOFA-style Potluck Lunch Gathering: Please bring a small dish or item to share. Bring a plate, fork, BYOB welcome but refreshments will be provided by CT NOFA. Email or call with message of an idea of what you may bring (appetizer, main, dessert, beverages).  {BRINGING A DISH? Great! Note: no heating/kitchen facilities are available on-site. Room temp or ready-to-serve dishes are best.}
2:30 PM ~ Monarch Tagging & Gardening Workshop: take your backyard to the next level when organic gardening expert and Natureworks owner Nancy DuBrule shares her favorite monarch migration & native pollinator plantings during a workshop and tour of her amazing organic garden center (Natureworks, Northford, CT)

At the Create An Organic Connecticut Day, come for free to:

  • Learn new organic garden tricks from experts like Nancy DuBrule-Clemente!

  • Enjoy a lovely potluck with the organically-oriented community from all around CT.

  • Meet CT NOFA staff, board members, and like-minded organic gardeners, farmers, and landscapers

  • Learn why being a CT NOFA member is a great way to create organic change, locally. Join CT NOFA here: http://www.ctnofa.org/Join.htm

WHEN & WHERE: Natureworks Garden Center, 518 Forest Rd, Northford, CT


 

WHY:
Learn something cool; drink something cold; and eat something organic, when you come out to learn about CT NOFA! Stay for a short or long spell. All ages are welcome to explore and play at Natureworks Garden Center.

WHAT TO KNOW:

  • Cost: Event is FREE to attend and CT NOFA membership not required - but Nancy sure hopes you WILL join if you’re not yet a supporter!
  • For Potluck Lunch: Bring a small dish to share with a list of ingredients; bring a plate, cup, fork, etc.; BYOB of any kind welcome
  • About RSVPs: No cost to attend but we’d appreciate knowing if you are stopping by.
  • To Register: Use this green TICKETS link. Or email ctnofa@ctnofa.org | Or leave a message at 203-308-2584

FROM OUR HOST:
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut is THE group in our state that is working hard to assure we all have access to safe, organic food and landscapes for generations to come.  CT NOFA was founded in 1982 and our host, Nancy DuBrule-Clemente, was on the CT NOFA board of directors for many years and board president in the 1990’s. It is SO IMPORTANT to support the vital work that is done by CT NOFA every day. Start or renew a CT NOFA membership at this event to help support organics!

WHEN YOU JOIN, IT CREATES A MEMBER ACCOUNT & THEN YOU CAN QUICKLY ADD EVENT REGISTRATIONS FROM THERE!

 

 

ABOUT CT NOFA:
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut's mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut. We envision a healthy, organic Connecticut founded on ecologically, socially and economically just principles. In addition to our food-based initiatives, CT NOFA also runs the NOFA Organic Land Care program to train the next generation of organic landscapers, land managers, and conservationists.

YOUR CT NOFA CONTACT:
Jeff Cordulack, Executive Director, CT NOFA
jeff@ctnofa.org | Cell: 203-613-8813

OFFICE:
CT NOFA, 126 Derby Ave., Derby, CT 06418
203-308-2584
ctnofa.org  (the main website)
organiclandcare.net (for organic lawn and garden care info, training, and accreditation for professionals)
nofa.organiclandcare.net (to find an locate an organic landscaper)