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Jan. 10

What: Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter 28th Annual Winter Conference.
When: All day.
Where: Worcester State University, Worcester, Mass.
About: The conference draws about 1,000 from Massachusetts and neighboring states, including seasoned and beginning farmers, urban homesteaders, backyard gardeners and food activists. This year’s conference will feature 70 workshops and a keynote by Greg Judy, rotational grazier and carbon-sequestration advocate. In his seminar, Judy will discuss each step involved in setting up a profitable, managed grazing operation from scratch. Issues concerning farmers, such as land access, financially sustainable business models, and legal and policy issues, also will be addressed.
Info: To register, click here, or contact Nicole Belanger at or 508-450-2441.