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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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