OLC Publications and Materials

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Introduction to Organic Lawns and Yards (IOLY)

- 2nd Edition

NOFA OLC has published this beautiful, 52-page booklet especially for people new to organic landscaping.  "This is a fantastic primer for organic lawn and garden care that provides the inspiration and scientific guidance to carefully look at our landscaping practices in a wider environmental context." -Cormac Collier, Executive Director, Nantucket Land Council, MA

Printed on 80 lb glossy paper, and saddle stitched into a nice 8.5"x8.5" , a booklet for the keeping.
Price: $6 , bulk order of five or more $3.25-4.25 per copy.

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Organic Yards and Lawns Customer Brochure -  New Edition available now!

Information and resources for potential customers to cultivate a healthy, sustainable yard using natural processes and leaving out harmful chemicals. Includes a blank 'Contact Us' section to place your business information on the back of the brochure.

Price: $35 for 50 brochures with your contact info added by sticker

NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care

NOFA Standards for Organic Land Care: Practices for Design and Maintenance of Ecological Landscapes, 5th Edition, 2011

6th Edition in Process - Coming in August 2016!

The Standards go far beyond how to grow an organic lawn. They present a philosophy of ecological stewardship in designing and maintaining landscapes. The Standards are the result of more than ten years' work by landscape professionals, scientists and citizen activists. The NOFA Organic Land Care Committee was formed in 1999 to extend the vision and principles of organic agriculture to the care of the landscapes where most people live, work, and carry out their daily lives. 
Price: $20 - None left, waiting for 6th edition

NOFA Organic Lawn Care Guide

This NOFA Organic Lawn Care Guide is an 8.5" x 8.5", 58 page text book created for the Organic Lawn Care Certificate Course.  The book includes sections on salt and fresh water ecology, soil heatlh, introduction to organic land care, organic lawn care business practices, three detailed sections on organic turf care.

This work is supported with funding from the Long Island Sound Futures Fund. Material for the publication is built, in part upon the NOFA Organic Lawn and Turf Handbook, along with chapter contributions from: Judy Preston, Diba Khan-Buerau, Chip Osborne, Frank Crandall, Thomas Barry and Mary-beth Hart. 
Price: $18 - still available!