Date(s) - 02/22/2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Maryland Organic Food & Farming Association
11229 Mattaponi Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Press Release Press Contact: Val Lovell
For Immediate Release 410-353-7044 January 8,2020 firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland Organic Food & Farming Association 29th Annual Winter Workshop Meeting 2/22/2020 in Annapolis
MOFFA, the Maryland Organic Food and & Farming Association, will hold its 29th Annual Winter Workshop Meeting on Saturday February 22, 2020 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Maryland Department of Agriculture Building, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway in Annapolis. The meeting is open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. (Snow date: March 7)
Learn, Explore, Connect, Grow!
Gain practical knowledge from organic farmers and researchers. Explore current issues. Join in lively discussions. Meet fellow farmers, gardeners, food system advocates, and consumers. Enjoy a delicious homegrown potluck lunch. The MOFFA Annual Winter Workshop Meeting is a day chockfull of information and inspiration!
MOFFA Vice Chair, Claudia Raskin says:
“We have the news you can use! Presentation, panels, and workshops for farmers and gardeners looking for new ideas and techniques, as well as networking opportunities for consumers and distributors looking for good sources of local, organic food.”
Founder and Director of ECO City Farms
Making Maryland the Affordable ‘Healthy Food For All’ State
Growing Dryland Rice in Maryland, Developing A Cut Flower Business,
Raising Woodland Pork, Data-Driven Farming, Composting
Reaching Consumers Beyond Farmers Markets
Organic Update with Deanna Baldwin, MDA
The Latest Science & Research:
Dealing with Noxious Weeds in Organic Production,
Using Drainage Ditches to Enhance Biological Control,
Salmonella Colonization Susceptibility on Lettuce & Kale
The New Young Black Farmer Movement
Climate Impact – Paying Farmers to Sequester Carbon
Legendary Homegrown Potluck Lunch * Silent Auction
Half Price New Book Sale * Display Tables
Only $5 for members and $20 for non-members
Membership is $25 for one year, $45 for two years and $12 for students. Registration is at the door or online.
For more information or to register online, go to www.marylandorganic.org/events
Attendees please bring a dish to share for the Potluck Lunch, one of the highlights of the meeting. You are encouraged to donate an item for the Auction to support MOFFA. Members may bring display materials. Table space will be available in exchange for auction item donations.
The Maryland Organic Food and Farming Association (MOFFA) was established in 1991 as a non-profit organization. A pioneer in the organic movement, MOFFA strives to build a sustainable network of individuals and organizations that support small farms, family gardens, and ecologically sound businesses.