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West Amwell Township Prohibits Traditional Agricultural Practices to cultivation legal crop

September 20th, 2022 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs - (Comments Off on West Amwell Township Prohibits Traditional Agricultural Practices to cultivation legal crop)

Regarding Agricultural Opportunity in our Town, and the current prohibition against it. Under the name “NJ Grow Free llc” my wife and I and another farmer shared our business plan with the Township Committee asking “municipal approval” to apply for a NJ State license, to grow cannabis, using our existing, traditional production practices, augmented with … Read more

Organic Farm Tour at North Slope Farm

September 7th, 2022 | Posted by miker in Product Information - (Comments Off on Organic Farm Tour at North Slope Farm)

Organic Farming in New Jersey remains our best means to build soil health and work towards a healthy future. Focus on life and diversity, support small farmers and production systems that reflect these values. Organic Farmers use compost and careful management to work with nature’s gifts of life and productivity, struggling with the same challenges … Read more

Farmers ask West Amwell Township Committee for Municipal Conditional Approval to use traditional farming practices to cultivate cannabis.

June 17th, 2022 | Posted by miker in Community Affairs - (Comments Off on Farmers ask West Amwell Township Committee for Municipal Conditional Approval to use traditional farming practices to cultivate cannabis.)

Below is the exact presentation made to West Amwell Township Committee, after filing a complete proposal, consistent with the requirements of Applying to the State of New Jersey for a Cannabis Cultivation License for a Sun Grown, Traditional Farming operation, in West Amwell, NJ. For more information, please contact Mike at 609-647-9754. Our Proposal is … Read more

NOFA NJ Sunday Brunch!

November 8th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on NOFA NJ Sunday Brunch!)

Please register at NOFANJ.org, or Call 609-647-9754 (lv message). Join us on Sunday November 14, 11am – 1pm, for an Outdoor Celebration, perfect with Brunch by Jammin Crepes with Coffee provided by Small World Coffee and Specialty Herb Teas from North Slope Farm! Please dress warmly, with sturdy shoes/ boots. We’ll be outside, served by … Read more

Organic Open House – October

October 17th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops | References - (Comments Off on Organic Open House – October)

Adventures in Farming – Adopting New Strategies, adapting equipment and judging the results.. NOFA NJ is pleased to hear from and share with you, a report from the fields of Stephens Farm in Sussex NJ. This is a family, Certified Organic Farm, and they have been adopting the Practice “Cover Crop Termination with a Roller … Read more

Organic Open House – September

September 27th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Organic Open House – September)

Organic Open House this September, will be held at Morganics Farm in Hillbourough, NJ. Join us from 4-6 pm for a gathering of Farmers and Friends to talk about Organic Farming Practices, Discussions of experimentation in Reduced Tillage, and processing results, lessons and adjustments to practices. NOFA NJ is a not for profit organization that … Read more

Organic Open House – July

July 28th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Organic Open House – July)

NOFANJ.org Journey Person Program and Farmer Mentoring Traditionally, if you wanted to learn how to Farm Organically, you would find a farmer who offerred an internship, and hope for the best. NOFA-NJ, long ago realized that individual Farmers could only provide a limited experience for their apprentices and we worried that one farm might offer … Read more

Organic Open House – June

June 29th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Organic Open House – June)

NOFA-NJ and NorthSlopeFarm are pleased to welcome three experts from Rutgers Cooperative Extension and the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr Andrew Wyenandt – Vegetable Pathology Joseph Ingerson-Mahar – IPM coordinator, vegetables Kristian Holmstrom – IPM Program Associate, vegetables Organic Management Practices are the guides by which farmers can develop systems and strategies on … Read more

Summer Solstice Celebration

June 29th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on Summer Solstice Celebration)

Sunday June 20, 2021 At 5 pm, Farmer Mike will lead a fast paced field walk, to check out our Organic Hazelnuts, Hay Fields, Waterways, Special Projects, High Tunnel, Grain Trial Production, and Intensive Market Garden.  This will be FAST WALKING, and Brief Presentations of “what are we looking at..”  Self Paced tours encouraged, Questions … Read more

COVID POLICY AND GUIDE

June 10th, 2021 | Posted by miker in Events and Workshops - (Comments Off on COVID POLICY AND GUIDE)

In Person Events at North Slope Farm require that each individual be responsible to contain any Infections they may carry. WEAR A MASK IF AT RISK, and to protect others, WASH HANDS, AND DON’T TOUCH STUFF, MAINTAIN PHYSICAL DISTANCE FROM OTHERS, WHEN SHARING WITH OTHERS, use disposable napkins and paper towels to hold things, and … Read more

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