Capital Community College is now offering a Sustainable Food Program that will begin December 1. With some exceptions, classes will be held four nights a week – Monday-Thursday, 6-9 PM. There will be two tracks to choose from--Food Service or Local Farming. The Farming track will cover topics including soil, pollination and pollinators, vegetables, ethnic crops, budgeting, marketing and crop distribution, quality control, crop storage, and more- More information.
Location: Scout Hall Youth Center, East Windsor
8:30 am– 3:30 pm
A networking event to strengthen Connecticut’s agricultural community, this program is intended for farmers within their first 10 years of production. Learn about resources for new farms and farmers. Registration includes Connecticut Grown refreshments and lunch. Event includes panel of farmers breakout sessions; an opportunity to meet service providers; grant/loan opportunities, and more. A cooperative effort of UConn Extension’s Scaling Up Program, USDA-Risk Management Agency, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA-Farm Service Agency, New Connecticut Farmer Alliance, Connecticut Farm Bureau Association, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, and Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Association. View event flyer.