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NOFA-NY to host workshop July 9

July 3, 2012

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York will host an upcoming workshop in Forestville at Roo Haven Farm, 883 Hurlbert Road. The workshop, "Farm Diversity with Heritage Poultry" will be held on Monday, July 9 from 12 to 3 p.m. Attendees will join Margaret Bruegel and Gary Pfahl to learn about raising heritage chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese in a small pastured poultry environment. The discussion will include organic certification, breed conservation, predator prevention, marketing options for a small poultry operation, pasture rotations with small acreage, and more. Registration is free. To register, call Stephanie Backer-Bertsch at NOFA-NY at 585-271-1979 x 509, or online at This workshop is supported by New York State Department of Ag & Markets and USDA Risk Management Agency.



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