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CT Grown: Shop local to prevent global supply chain issues from hindering your holidays
With more than 5,500 farms and dozens of farmers' markets in Connecticut, high-quality and locally produced foods and goods can be found close to home
- 11/12/2021 CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AWARDED $500,000 TO DEVELOP AND BUILD A COMPREHENSIVE FARM AND RANCH STRESS ASSISTANCE NETWORK
- 11/12/2021 AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER BRYAN HURLBURT, CONNECTICUT FOODSHARE PRESIDENT & CEO JASON JAKUBOWSKI ATTEND DFA FARMERS FEEDING FAMILIES FUND CHECK DONATION TO GOODWIN UNIVERSITY’S TRANSITIONS PANTRY IN EAST HARTFORD
- 11/3/2021 CONNECTICUT STATE VETERINARIAN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF RABBIT HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE VIRUS VACCINE
- 11/1/2021 CT DoAg Issues Update on Status of Meriden Dogs in Dogfighting Case
Lt Gov Bysiewicz DoAg Commissioner Bryan Hurlburt Announce New CT Grown for CT Kids Grant Program
A statewide grants program for Connecticut schools to increase availability of local foods and create connection with farmers
- 10/4/2021 GOVERNOR DIRECTS ABOUT $10 MILLION COVID RELIEF FUNDS TO CT DAIRY AND AQUACULTURE
CT Department of Agriculture Urges Farmers to Report Crop Damage or Loss to USDA Farm Service Agency
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agricultural producers who may have experienced crop damage or loss due to Storm Ida to contact their United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office.
GOVERNOR LAMONT ANNOUNCES CT APPROVED FOR FEDERAL AG DISASTER DECLARATION DUE TO TROPICAL STORM ELSA
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has received notice from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that his request has been approved for Connecticut to receive an agriculture disaster declaration as a result of damages caused by Tropical Storm Elsa in early July.
Support Connecticuts Farmers and Restaurants During Farm to Chef Week August 29 to September 4
(HARTFORD, CT) – The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg) announces that 2021 Farm-to-Chef Week will run from Sunday, August 29 through Saturday, September 4. This special week encourages culinary professionals to use Connecticut Grown ingredients in new ways on their menus while educating residents and visitors about the diversity of farm products grown and raised in Connecticut.
- 8/5/2021 Governor Lamont Submits Request for Agricultural Disaster Declaration
- 8/3/2021 Governor Lamont Urges Residents to Shop Connecticut Grown During National Farmers Market Week
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Urges Farmers to Report Crop Damage or Loss from Tropical Storm Elsa to USDA Farm Service Agency
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agricultural producers who may have experienced crop damage or loss due to Tropical Storm Elsa to declare a loss to their United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office. Crop losses can be modified after the initial reporting as necessary
- 6/22/2021 Last Call for Pick-Your-Own Connecticut Grown Strawberries
- 6/11/2021 Celebrating June Dairy Month