Next BFA Discussion Group Meeting – Topic: Water and Irrigation Techniques

David Forster, BFA Agronomist and soil scientist will speak about Water and Irrigation Techniques for farmers and home-gardeners. Meet with us at Flamig Farm located at 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, CT on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. We will start our meeting at 6:30 with a brief introduction and then move right into our presentation by David. Light refreshments will be served. Questions are most welcome! Do you have experience with or confusion about water? What are the best methods of Read more [...]

Introduction to the Bionutrient Food Association plus speaker David Forster

Join us for an Introduction to the Bionutrient Food Association! Plus speaker: David Forster, soil scientist Tuesday, May 19, 2015 6:30-8:30 PM Location: Lucy Robbins Welles Library, The Community Room, 95 Cedar Street, Newington CT Directions: Schedule: 6:00 PM - we'll be setting up and welcoming early-comers who want to chat a little before the meeting. Visit our resource table! 6:30 - 7:15 For Read more [...]

BFA Hartford Chapter will be at Simsbury’s TryAthlon

Come support the athletes and visit the Hartford Chapter of the Bionutrient Food Association display at Simsbury's TryAthlon - a hiking, biking and kayaking event with a festival at the end of the course. Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:00=2:30 PM at the Simsbury Performing Arts Center on Iron Horse Blvd., Simsbury Stop by to say "Hi!" Learn about Bionutrient Food - What is "nutrient dense"? How to grow it yourself, and how consumers can find sources. Learn about testing produce for sugar content Read more [...]

An Introduction to the Bionutrient Food Association: Beyond Organic, Understanding Nutrient Dense Food

Please join us for a panel discussion at the Simsbury Public Library, Monday April 13, 2015 at 6:30pm in Program Room B (lower level)! Four of our members, three home gardeners and one commercial organic farmer will be leading a panel discussion addressing the history of the bionutrient philosophy, the correlation between specific minerals in the soil and human health, and the tools which can help identify nutrient density. This panel will be followed by a question and answer segment, so bring Read more [...]

Next Discussion Group Meeting- Phil Jones and putting carbon back in your soil!

Guest speaker Phil Jones will be joining the Hartford BFA Chapter at Talcott Family Chiropratic and TFC Health Foods located at 230 Farmington Ave. in Famington, CT this Tuesday, March 3, 2015! We will start with a short introduction of the Bionutirent Food Association by one of its Hartford Chapter members at 5:30pm. Then, Phil Jones will send speaking about what everyone can do to put carbon back into the soil. He will discuss the importance of changing the food system to one which puts carbon Read more [...]