Entries by Jeremy Pelletier

Connecticut Native Plant and Sustainable Landscaping Guide

UConn Extension Releases Native Plant and Sustainable Landscaping Guide (Repost from ELA) By Victoria Wallace and Alyssa Siegel-Miles   Interest in native plants and sustainable landscaping has exploded over the last decade. Through our UConn Extension Sustainable Turf & Landscape program, we provide practical, accessible, science-based information to support the sustainability goals of Connecticut green […]

NEW: Self-Paced Accreditation Course this August

Contact: Jeremy Pelletier, jeremy@ctnofa.org   The NOFA Organic Land Care Program is making some exciting changes to the Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care. In the last year, our move to online learning has come with a lot of unexpected changes – changes in the way we offer programming and, more importantly, changes in how […]

How to Effectively Estalish Native Plant Plugs

Download this document to use as a reference when establishing Ecotype Project seedlings from one of our nursery and plant sale partners.  How to Effectively Establish Native Plant Plugs See below for a more detailed description with links for further resources. Special thanks to John Campanelli for creating this document for our farmers, gardeners, and […]

New Partners!

Wilton High School Joins in The Ecotype Project! This spring Wilton High School is planning to host a plant sale to benefit The Ecotype Project and their own intensive school farming and ecological restoration programming.  Stay tuned for more information in the upcoming month about the sale and how you can purchase OUR FIRST EVER […]

The Ecotype Project

Starting in 2019, CT NOFA launched the Ecotype Project with the support for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant – as a way of supporting habitat restoration and pollinator health – as well as supporting an emerging market for nursery growers. To learn more about the Ecotype Project, check out our website.