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Installation of an on-farm manure storage facility

Successful Partnership Improves Quality of Water in Connecticut’s Quiet Corner

   
Two women wearing masks working at the checkout of the Woodstock Creamery store during the pandemic. Feeding Our Nation: The Critical Work of Farmers and Ranchers During the Pandemic
   
Chickens sitting on a ledge at Farming 101 Farm Farming 101 Farm: Growing New Roots
   
Close-up of black and white cow. Oakridge Dairy: Soil Health Champions
   
John Wolchesky stands near the rock inscribed with the family farm name. Pomfret Farmer Pieces Family Farm Together; Then Protects It
   
Scenic view of the fields at Gunther Farm Vernon Folks Protect Family Roots
   
Color farm sign for Phoenix Farm

Connecticut Farm Reinvented, and Now Protected

 

   
Farmers Brenda Sullivan (left) and Gordon Bednarz (right). Two Small Growers Form Unusual Partnership
   
Photo of scenic Mountain Dairy Farm field. Stearns Family Reaches Goal to Preserve Farm
   
Group of people stand near a map showing the conservation easement area on Leone Farm. Lebanon Family Ensures Father's Legacy by Conserving His Farm
   
Scenic Farnham Farm 300-Year-Old Family Farm Preserved in Morris
   
Red barn sits on the Wayland Farm property, in Lebanon. Lebanon Farmer Ensures the Future of His Corner of the World
   
Sunny day overlooking the field on the farm. New England's Largest Continuously Worked Farm is Now Preserved Forever
   
Horses in a field Lebanon Farm Preserved Through New Easement Program 
   
  Iconic Bethany Farm Preserved
   
  Portland Farmer Preserves Land for the Future 
   
  Peck and Callahan Preserves: A Home for the New England Cottontail
   
One brown turkey in the middle of a flock of white turkeys What Most People Don't Realize Is Behind Thanksgiving Dinner
   
Many brightly colored poinsettia plants growing in a greenhouse. The Poinsettia: In the Shadow of the Christmas Tree
   
  Small Farms Reaping Benefits of Seasonal High Tunnels
   
  Growing on Common Ground
   
  CowPots - The Invention of Necessity
   
  Connecticut Grower Installs Energy-Efficient Double-Thermal Screen
   
 

Assessing Soil Carbon Across Southern New England and New York

  Conservation Innovation Grant Project Completed
   
The water moves now following the removal of Pond Lily Dam from the West River in New Haven. Water Once Again Flows Freely in West Haven
   
  Another Easement; Another Protected Farm
   
  North Canaan Farmer Preserves Land for Family and Future
   
A brown New England Cottontail bunny standing in the grass close by greenery for cover. New England's Only Native Bunnies Feeling a Bit Safer These Days
   
  Small Urban Farmer Making a BIG Difference Gets Preserved