Nutritionally Dense Orcharding Workshop with Michael Phillips

Join us for Nutritionally Dense Orcharding with Master Orchardist Michael Phillips Event Co-Sponsored by Hartford-Area Bionutrient Food Association and CT NOFA When and Where: Saturday, April 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop at Forest & Park Association, 16 Meriden Rd, Rockfall, CT 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch - either bring your own lunch or a potluck dish to share 1:00 PM - 5:00 Tour of High Hill Orchard plus Q&A, at High Hill Orchard,170 Fleming Rd, Meriden, CT 06450 Fee Read more [...]

Tour Tobacco Road Farm in Lebanon

Join us for a tour of Tobacco Road Farm in Lebanon with Brian O'Hara! Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:30 PM til dark 373 Tobacco Street, Lebanon, CT Fee: None, but a good-will donation would be lovely. 🙂 RSVP to Come and learn from an expert in No-till, biological growing! Brian practices regenerative farming and will share with us his knowledge of soil fertility and mineral balancing; self made foliar preparations and amendments; plant extracts Read more [...]

Tour Sweet Birch Farm in Meriden with Regenerative Farmer Jerry Travers

Tour of Sweet Birch Farm, Meriden, CT, next week on July 6th! Sign up today for the rare opportunity to enjoy a tour of Jerry Travers’ Sweet Birch Farm in Meriden! Jerry Travers is sharing the vast knowledge he has acquired on growing high quality, nutrient dense foods, grown biologically and regeneratively using methods he learned from one of the legends of biological agriculture, Carey Reams. Jerry was a student of Carey Reams. For those unfamiliar, Carey Reams is the creator of the Read more [...]

Hartford BFA Chapter’s Tour at Harrington’s Organic Land Care

On Wednesday, October 7th the Hartford BFA Chapter was invited to have a tour at Todd Harrington's Organic Land Care in Bloomfield. Todd and Rusty were very generous with their time and experience. Todd started us off with a talk on the soil food web and the importance of healthy living soil biology. Todd's mentor is Elaine Ingham whose methodology focuses on the living organisms in the soil. We then were given a tour of their lab and got to see some specimens of living biology under Read more [...]

Notes from 9/1 BFA meeting: Lessons From Weeds at George Hall Farm in Simsbury

(Handout is at the end of these notes) Welcome to the Hartford-Area Chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association For anyone new to us please help yourself to the pamphlets on the resource table - you can learn about the BFA and membership opportunities. Before we get started I’d like to take a poll. How many of your heard about us from social media? How many from paper flyers around town? How many word-of-mouth/ from a friend? How many of you are farmers? How many home gardeners? Consumers? Tonight’s Read more [...]

New Events Planned!

The Hartford-Area BFA Chapter is gearing up for meetings this fall. If you have any topics you'd like to request please direct them to Mark or Kris either messaging here, or on our chapter email: Please RSVP for any and all events that we organize. It is SO helpful to know how many we'll be expecting because we have to do all our own setup at our venues, we sometimes have occupancy limits to work around, and we like to make sure we have enough supplies Read more [...]

High Bionutrient Crop Production Workshop!

2 Day Workshop on High Bionutrient Crop Production Saturday, November 7, 2015 is Day 1 of the 2 part workshop and Saturday, January 23, 2016 will be Day 2 of the 2 part workshop. Dan Kittredge will lead this class to increase the bionutrient level of your soil and crops for greater yields, healthier produce and better marketability for the professional growers. Participation-based with questions and answers, the workshop series is designed for farmers, growers, and gardeners of any type Read more [...]

Farm Field Day – a Farm Tour – this summer!

Would you like to do a farm tour led by expert agronomist and BFA Founder, Dan Kittredge? This is your opportunity to walk a farm field and see through the eyes of an expert organic farmer and soil scientist. Hear Dan's analysis of the soil health, crop health, and his thoughts on how to raise the quality even higher. Depending on whether the group was predominantly farmers or home-gardeners and consumers Dan would gear his narration to the level of experience of his audience.    Dan would Read more [...]

July 2 BFA Chapter Meeting!

Event:  Growing Biologically Nutrient Dense Food - An Introductory Lecture on High Bionutrient Crop Production by Dan Kittredge, Founder of the Bionutrient Food Aasociation Date:  Thursday, July 2, 2015 Time:  6:00 to 8:30, 6:00 doors open for visiting, 6:30-8:30 presentation Location:  Welles-Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main St., Glastonbury CT  06033      in the "Friends Room". Rsvp to: This will be another great opportunity to Read more [...]

June 25 BFA Chapter Meeting!

Event: Growing Biologically Nutrient Dense Food an Introductory Lecture on High Bionutrient Crop Production by Dan Kittredge, Founder of the Bionutrient Food Association Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015 Time: 6:00 to 8:30, 6:00 doors open for visiting, 6:30-8:30 presentation Location: Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury Rsvp to: What is Quality? How can we grow better Quality crops? Do you want crops with: better Read more [...]