NOFA's 2009 festival was held at Manchester Community College. In the background is the new Great Path Academy wing.Exhibitor tents were set up along the edge of the lawn area in front of the bandshell.Fifteen workshops were offered in the comfort of a classroom setting.The weather was bright and sunny on a September Sunday.The warm day encouraged visitors to browse leisurely.As you would expect there were local farmers offering late season produce.A sample of what was available.Studio Farm offers produce and flowers.In addition to the produce itself seeds were available for your own garden.And some produce was for decoration.Many exhibitors offered green products and services. This is John Tycz of Go Organic lawn care.Natural cleaning products from Helyn's Cleaning Solutions.There was a range of other natural items for sale. Here are brightly colored clothing and bags from Clothworks.Michele Maclure of Thyme Traveler Herbals offered a variety of herbal products.For a very different experience you could enjoy a relaxing gong bath.And what would a festival be without food. Pickles were popular from Shayna B's.All healthy and organic of course.Catch A Healthy Habit offered a full cafe menu.
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NOFA's 2009 festival was held at Manchester Community College. In the background is the new Great Path Academy wing.