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The Natural Farmer

The Natural Farmer is the newspaper of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA). It is published quarterly as a 48-page newsprint journal. The paper covers news of the organic movement nationally and internationally, as well as featuring stories about farmers from New England, New York and New Jersey. Each issue contains a 16 to 24 page pull out supplement on a particular crop or topic. The paper also contains how-to-do-it articles suitable for gardeners and homesteaders.

Topics featured in past issues include:

The Natural Farmer is free to most NOFA members. It can also be purchased separately, for $15 a year to US addresses or $20 a year for foreign ones. If you'd like to purchase the Natural Farmer independent of a NOFA membership, please submit your request along with the subscription fee to:

The Natural Farmer
c/o Jack Kittredge
411 Sheldon Road
Barre, MA 01005

If you'd like to advertise with The Natural Farmer, please see the advertising section below.


Past issues of the The Natural Farmer







Issues from 2002-2004 can be found here.

Sample Articles

Advertising Guidelines

Display Ads - this is for those offering products or services on a regular basis! You can get real attention with display ads. Send pdfs, jpgs or camera ready copy to Bob Minnocci, 662 Massachusetts Ave. #6, Boston, MA 02118 (617-236-4893, and enclose a check for the appropriate size. The sizes and rates are:

SizeBlack and WhiteColor
Full page (15" tall by 10" wide)$360$500
Half page (7 1/2" tall by 10" wide)$185$260
One-third page (7 1/2" tall by 6 1/2" wide)$125 $175
One-quarter page (7 1/2" tall by 4 7/8" wide)$95$135
One-sixth page (7 1/2" tall by 3 1/8" wide),
or (3 3/4" tall by 6 1/2" wide)
Business card size (1 1/2" tall by 3 1/8" wide)$20$25
Annual Sponsorship$300 

Note: These prices are for camera ready copy only. If you want any changes, we will be glad to make them or type set a display ad for you for $45, which includes one revision. Each additional revision is $10.

Frequency discounts: If you place four consecutive ads in The Natural Farmer, the fourth insertion is free. You may change your ad at any time.


  • January 31 for the Spring issue
  • April 30 for the Summer issue
  • July 31 for the Fall issue
  • October 31 for the Winter issue

Sponsorships: Individuals or organizations wishing to sponsor The Natural Farmer may do so with a payment of $300 for one year (4 issues). In return, we will thank the sponsor in a special area of page 3 of each issue, and feature the sponsor's logo or other small insignia.

Contact for Display Ads or Sponsors: Send display ads or sponsorships with payment to our advertising manager Bob Minnocci, 662 Massachusetts Ave. #6, Boston, MA 02118. If you have questions, want to send copy electronically, or want to reserve space, contact Bob at 617-236-4893 or

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