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Thank you for registering for MOFFA X ROOTING DC 2021! We look forward to growing our farming and gardening community with you!
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A virtual gathering for farmers and gardeners cohosted by the Maryland Organic Food & Farming Association (MOFFA) and ROOTING DC

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Please peruse the amazing workshop schedule for MOFFA x Rooting DC - Join for some or join for all! By registering you sign up to receive links to access all these events.

Registration is now open, and we'll share the workshop links with you in a series of emails throughout the week of February 22.

For more information please visit: www.rootingdc.org or marylandorganic.org

*Registering here is the only way to receive the specific workshop links. Specific workshop links will not be posted on social media.Note: By registering for the event your email address will enter the Contacts for both Rooting DC and MOFFA.

Wednesday 24th - Evening Workshops Hosted by Rooting DC

  • Tour an Urban Farm - Little Wild Things - 5pm
  • Recreating the Commons Through Cooperative Food Systems - Josh Singer, DC DPR - 6:30pm
  • Growing Food in Challenging Spaces - Meredith Shepherd, Love & Carrots - 6:30pm

Thursday 25th - Evening Workshops Hosted by Rooting DC

  • Growing Healthy Tot to Teen: Our Food Stories - Lauren Newman & Jessica Richards-Murray, City Blossoms - 6:30pm
  • Herbal Alchemy + Integration-April Ramee, Antler Alchemy-6:30pm
  • Grow Your Own Backyard Berry Patch - Dave Schauder, Permaculture Gardens - 8:00 pm

Friday 26th - Evening Workshops Hosted by Rooting DC

  • Cooking with Colors: A Plant-Based Lunch - Kendra Hazel, Green Things Work - 6:30pm
  • Wiggly Worm Wonder - Allie Arnold, Washington Youth Garden - 6:30pm
  • Kitchen Medicine: Exploring the Spice Cabinet - Holly Poole-Kavana, Little Red Bird Botanicals - 6:30pm

Saturday 27th - All Day Event Hosted by MOFFA

  • Maryland Department of Agriculture Organic Program Update - Deanna Baldwin - 9:00am
  • MOFFA: The Early Years, A History - Nick Maravell, Nick’s Organic Farm & Eric Rice, Country Pleasures Farm - 9:30am
  • Mini Session (30 minutes): Organic Issues & Practices - Cleo Braver, Cottingham Farm - 10am
  • Resources for Farmers - Erroll Mattox, UMES Small Farm Specialist; Cleo Braver; V.K. Holtzendorf, Red Top Farm - 10:45am
  • Keynote Speaker: Building a Fresh Legacy on the Land of Ancestors - Fred Tutman, Patuxent Riverkeeper - 12pm
  • Farm Scale Pollinator Plantings with USDA - Laura Pleasanton, FSA - 1pm
  • The Quick & Dirty on Growing & Marketing Medicinal Herbs - Hillary Banachowski, Sacred Roots Herbal Sanctuary - 1:45pm
  • Farming to Build Community - Atiya Wells, BSN, RN,, BLISS Meadows & Backyard Base Camp - 3pm
  • Saving Our Seeds: Preserving the Past to Provide for the Future - Bevin Cohen, Small House Farm - 4pm

* Music by Nick Newlin & Joanne Flynn, Slide Show & Cooking Demo with Katie Workman!

Saturday 27th- starting at 4:45pm-MOFFA HAPPY HOUR!!

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