From its inception, NOFFN has seen the offering workshops and trainings as a key element to increasing food access. We a training of trainers approach encouraging workshop participants to become our workshop leaders.
Grow Mo’ Betta Workshops
Monthly citywide training in pesticide-free, sustainable food growing techniques through our monthly are offered on a rotating schedule at partner organization throughout the City. NOFFN members pay no workshop fee.
- Download the 2011-2012 Grow Mo’ Betta Workshop calendar
- Add the Grow Mo’ Betta Workshop calendar to Outlook
Garden Starting Primer Trainings
Garden Leaders will offer bi-monthly Garden Starting Primer Trainings to encourage more community residents` to become involved in food growing.
- Sign up to receive advanced notice of Garden Starting Primer Trainings.
Advanced Growers Trainings
Seasonal Advanced Growers Trainings provide daylong instruction from regionally-acclaimed instructors.
- Sign up to receive advanced notice of Advance Growers Trainings
Community Food Education Workshops
Even with affordable fresh food access, people don’t truly have access to food unless they know how to use it. Proper storage and preparation methods are key components to true food access. Residents are encouraged to cook with more fresh, local ingredients through cooking demonstrations at growing sites, farmers markets, and community centers. Details Coming Soon!
Local Foods Entrepreneurship Trainings
Series of 12 workshops on Small Farmer Business Practices, Market Management, Production Management, Best Practices in Farm Management, Marketing, Value Added Processing. Development of a Market Urban Agriculture Training Program (Mentor Farming w/Certification) Details Coming Soon!