Press Releases

NOFA/Mass Receives $15,000 Grant to Educate Homeowners about Organic Lawn Care

Homeowners from throughout Massachusetts will have the opportunity to learn organic lawn care methods at hands-on workshops in April 2011, thanks to a generous $15,000 grant NOFA/Mass received from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) of the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
    NOFA/Mass will host a series of 12 organic lawn care workshops during the first-ever “Statewide Organic Lawn Days” next spring, in an effort to provide practical methods and organic lawn care education to homeowners.

NOFA OLC Announces its Summer Courses

For Immediate Release:  June 11, 2011
Contact: Ashley Kremser (203)888-5146
Click here to download our Summer Programming Brochure

 

Organic Lawn Demo Projects, MA

ORGANIC LAWN DEMO PROJECT KICK-OFF EVENT TEACHES HOMEOWNERS ABOUT ORGANIC LAWN MAINTENANCE METHODS

By Kathy Litchfield, NOFA/Mass OLC Program Coordinator

ORGANIC LAWNS TURN HEADS

Submitted to the Wellesley Townsman
Sarah Little
Wellesley, MA
slittles@comcast.net

May 23, 2010

TOWN OF STONEHAM’S ORGANIC LAWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2010

Contact: Kathy Litchfield, coordinator (413) 773-3830 or Kathy@nofamass.org

TOWN OF STONEHAM’S ORGANIC LAWN at TOWN COMMON CENTER CIRCLE

Newly Accredited Organic Landscapers from Maine, Jan 2010

9th annual NOFA 5-day Course in Organic Land Care
Accredits 10 Maine Landscapers in Organic Methods

9th Annual Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care, MA, Jan 2010

JAN. 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 2010 in Newburyport, MA

9th Annual Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care, Jan 2010

The 9th Annual NOFA Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care will be held in four states in 2010.  The course will be offered in Massachusetts and Connecticut in January and in New York and Rhode Island in February.

5th Annual Organic Lawn and Turf Courses, June 1, 2009

5th Annual NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course, Aug 2009
Aug. 7 in Amherst, MA --- Aug. 18 in Hillsborough, NJ – Aug. 20 in Manchester, CT

The NOFA Organic Land Care Program, a project of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) of Massachusetts, will hold the 5th annual NOFA Organic Lawn & Turf Course in three states this year: on Friday, Aug. 7 at UMass Amherst in Amherst, MA; on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ; and on Thursday, Aug. 20 at Manchester Community College in Manchester, CT. Each course runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Record Setting Attendance Demonstrates Increasing Demand for Organic Land Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Ashley Kremser

akremser@ctnofa.org

Stevenson, CT August 2008 - The NOFA Organic Land Care Program experienced record-breaking attendance at the 4th annual Organic Lawn & Turf Courses held last month in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Over 190 professionals attended this full day event in organic lawn and turf grass management, demonstrating the ever-increasing demand for organic land care services by homeowners and towns throughout the region.