Gardeners & Farmers Invited to Save on Supplies with NOFA’s Annual Bulk Order

RHODE ISLAND – The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island (NOFA/RI) is pleased to announce our 2015 Spring Bulk Order. Find full details at

Orders accepted through January 31.

The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Bulk Order offers “bulk” discounts on many organically certifiable farm, garden and lawn care products. The 2015 Bulk Order offers many new items including poultry waterers and feeders, biosynthetic oils, cover crops, new micronutrients and more. Popular favorites are back including fertilizers, mineral amendments, compost, potting soil, pest controls, animal health/feed supplements, potato and allium seed as well as farm and garden tools.

Gardeners and commercial farmers are invited to share the discounts. There is no minimum or maximum order. Learn more and get your order form at Mail in your order by January 31and save.

Rhode Island orders will be delivered to Wishing Stone Farm, 25 Shaw Road, in Little Compton, RI. Customers can pick up their seed, fertilizer and tool orders on Saturday, March 14 from 12 to 5 p.m. Seed potato, onion and shallot orders will be available on Saturday, April 4 from 12 to 5 p.m.

Bulk Order discounts are available for products from these suppliers:
Organic Growers Supply, ME: mineral amendments, fertilizers, cover crop seeds –
Moose Tubers, ME (division of FEDCO): potato & allium seed –
Fertrell, PA: – mineral amendments, fertilizers, animal care products –
Vermont Compost Company, VT: compost & potting soil –
Crop Production Services, MA: mineral amendments – (413) 665-2115
North Country Organics, VT: mineral amendments & fertilizers –
Ideal Compost Company, NH: compost, potting soil, wooden stakes –
Auto Be Green, NH: bio-synthetic hydraulic and motor oils –
Learn how to order through the Spring Bulk Order at Orders must be postmarked by January 31. Late orders cannot be accepted.

Volunteers are needed to help sort and distribute orders. Site Managers need help unloading delivery trucks as well as organizing and breaking down orders. Supplier orders will arrive Tuesday, March 10 and March 31 (weather permitting). After arrival, each order has to be checked-in and distributed to the proper owner. To lend a hand, circle “I can be there on these days” on your order form, work on the pre-determined date and take your order home early. Volunteering is a great way to meet other NOFA members and organic growers.

Send questions to Cathleen O’Keefe, Bulk Order Coordinator at or call (413) 387-2316.

Formed in 1990, NOFA/RI is an organization of farmers, consumers, gardeners and environmentalists working to promote organic farming and organic land care practices. NOFA/RI fosters a healthy relationship to the natural world through educational workshops, advocacy and participation in local and regional events. NOFA/RI works to increase the acreage of land sustainably and organically managed and to provide access to local organic food for all Rhode Islanders. Learn more about NOFA/RI at or email

NOFA/RI is affiliated with six other NOFA chapters through the NOFA Interstate Council. This growing regional association of seven state chapters representing over 5,800 farmers, farm workers, apprentices, gardeners, chefs and consumer members. Learn more about the NOFA Interstate Council at

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