Event

Animal Integration and Silvopasture at Sullivan Farm

The town of New Milford is pleased to sponsor its first educational workshop series program at the town-owned Sullivan Farm for new and experiences local farmers, novice and seasoned gardeners and ranchers, as well as the general public who are interested in supporting local food producers and programs.

Speakers were selected for their extensive experience in local farm education organizations, farming businesses, and investment companies.  There will be time reserved for Q&A at the end of each workshop.  The last webinar series will be held on October 6, 2022 at 7pm.  More info visit: http://sullivanfarmnm.org/ or email lisabethlent@gmail.com

A photo listing event speakers, including Cynthia Rabinowitz, Joe Emenheiser, Kelley Babbin, and Shamu Fenydesi Sadea

Urban Farmer Trainings

Missed that first Urban Farming Training series in July?  There is another one happening THIS WEEKEND!

There will be two sessions that will be held on August 20th (this Saturday) and 27th. The I Got Next Farmers  are teaming up with Green Village Initiative and UConn Extension’s Solid Ground program to provide two full days of training (with lunch included!) from 8:30-4pm 

Just sign up here: https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8ALa5BGCUa37hOe

Can’t make it to Bridgeport but still want to go? Check out the dates for New Haven below!

harvest celebration flyer

Topics include: 

Derrick Bedward 

  • How to choose and use cover crops
  • Using the weather to farm

Lauren Little Edutainment

  • Urban Farmer Mental Health & Wellness 
  • Plant Health & Companion Planting 

Micro2life

  • Microgreens
  • Hydroponics 101

Samad Gardens Initiative

  • Gardening on a Budget & Repurposing materials
  • Making Regenerative Garden Amendments in the City 

Can’t make it to Bridgeport?  Check out dates in New Haven too!

New Haven: November 12

9:00-3:00PM

Harvest Celebration

Keney Park Sustainability Project in Hartford

November 19, 3:00-6:00 PM