UMass Hosts Organic Farming Conference

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UMass Hosts Organic Farming Conference

Organic farmers from around the region will converge at UMass Amherst August 9th through 11th for the Northeast Organic Farmers Association conference.  Workshops on bees, composting, chickens and more will be held throughout the weekend.  A pre-conference reception at Brookfield Farm in Amherst will feature Dan Rosenberg of Greenfield’s Real Pickle Company as the featured speaker.

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