Urban Agriculture in Connecticut
The State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture is offering support for Urban Agriculture in the first of a 5-part series for beginning farmers, non-profits, and other interested parties.
Part III: June 2, 2022
On Thursday, June 2, 2022, the CT Department of Agriculture hosted the USDA Office of Urban Agriculture, the Food Systems Policy Division for the City of New Haven and KNOX Inc. to discuss the USDA Urban Agriculture grants and successful Connecticut projects.
June 2, 2022, Meeting Recording
Access Passcode: eJiRMWr7
Part II: March 30, 2022
On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Please join the CT Department of Agriculture, the Carrot Project, and Will O’Meara of Hungry Reaper Farm to discuss producer resources for developing farm business plans and how to utilize grant programs to further your business goals. The meeting agenda, recording, and access code are available below. Additional resources are available in the Dropbox above.
Access Passcode: 5HSv?Ss@
Part I: January 19, 2022
On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, the CT Department of Agriculture and partners including UConn Extension, the CT Agriculture Experiment Station, the USDA Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, USDA Office of Urban Agriculture, and FEMA hosted an introduction to current support for Urban Agriculture in Connecticut for producers, beginning or interested farmers, nonprofits and more. The meeting agenda, recording, and access code are available below. Additional resources are available in the Dropbox above.
Access Passcode: 3%.QVUEm
For questions or suggestions on topics to cover, please reach out to Cyrena.Thibodeau@ct.gov