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Organic Land Care: Lawns on a Mission!

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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The Live Webinar starts on Tuesday, April 21st at 6:30 pm EST

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Our state’s land use has shifted from pasture to lawn, from forest to subdivision—threatening Connecticut’s remaining habitat and food production. Dina Brewster, farmer and director of CT Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA), will teach homeowners how to become land stewards by caring for their lawns organically. With basic knowledge of soil health, organic land care principles, and a few farmer friends, you can easily identify ways your lawn and backyard can heal the environment while saving you time, effort, aggravation, and money.

Zoom in to enjoy an evening of information and discussion as we bring organic land and lawn care to New Canaan!

Dina Brewster is Executive Director of CT NOFA. A full-time farmer for fifteen years, she was previously a teacher, first in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer and then in the Bronx teaching high school English. She founded and developed “The Hickories,” initially a one-acre vegetable garden which has grown to a 45-acre certified organic fruit, vegetable, cut flower, and livestock business. Committed to connecting people with working land, Brewster chose to return to her family’s farm in Ridgefield and start a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. She believes we have a responsibility to increase the economic vitality of our regional agrarian economy, improve the long-range ecological stewardship of our land and water, and enliven our cultural commitment to farming.

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Date:
April 21
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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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