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Date   Event   Location Time
March 4, 2015   School Garden Resource Workshop
Sharing resources to help plan and establish a school garden, best practices for teaching, curriculum integration, & basic gardening information. Details and registration here.
  Prendergast School Cafeteria
59 Finney St.
Ansonia, CT
4:00pm to 6:00pm
March 5, 2015   2015 Perennial Plant Conference   Lewis B. Rome Commons
Storrs, CT
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
March 7, 2015   CT NOFA Winter Conference   WCSU
Danbury, CT
8:30 to 5:00 pm
March 9, 2015   Webinar: The Food Safety Modernization Act; Where We Stand in 2015
More info and registration here.
  webinar 11:00am to 12:30pm
March 12, 2015   Organic Gardening Techniques
In this class at Westmoor Park, you will learn how to enhance your soil, how to prevent and control insects and diseases, how to attract beneficial insects and pollinators, the basics of composting, and much more! Autumn is a great time to prepare your soil so that next spring you'll hit the ground running!

Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT

6:30pm to 8:00pm
March 14, 2015   Agriculture Conference on Soil Health   UConn Middlesex County Extension Center
1066 Saybrook Road
Haddam, CT
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
March 14, 2015   BEEginning with Bees
Learn the basics of beekeeping, how to start, tools to use. Practice movements of installing a package before getting bees! More info here. Pre-registration required. Contact 860-672-0229 or debra@motherhouse.us
  Taghhannuck Grange Hall
4 Dunbar Rd
Sharon, CT
10:30am to 1:30pm
March 14, 2015   Mad Gardeners Spring Lecture & Workshop: Naturalizing the Formal Garden Must native plants and natural landscape techniques conflict with traditional plantings and formal landscape styles?  Join well known landscape designer Larry Weaner as he demonstrates how the art and science of natural landscape design can be gracefully integrated with formal landscape traditions. Details and registration at Mad Gardeners website.   Housatonic Valley RHS
246 Warren Turnpike
Falls Village, CT
9:30am to 3:00pm
March 14, 2015   Planning Your School Garden
This introductory workshop is for teachers, administrators, parents and other community members who want to launch a school garden program in their school. Info and registration here.
  Common Ground HS
358 Springside Avenue
New Haven
1:00pm to 4:00pm
March 18, 2015   Learn to Compost at Westmoor Park
Have a Breakdown! Learn to Compost. Have you tried to make compost with no success? Learn to "break down" but in a good way! In this class you will learn about the C/N ratio, "hot vs. cool" composting, the "trash can" technique, compost tea and much more. Sounds mysterious but it is incredibly easy, and your garden will love you for it.
  Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT
6:30pm to 8:00pm
March 19, 2015   2015 Garden Conference   Lewis B. Rome Commons
Storrs, CT
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
March 21, 2015   Grow Your Own Meadow
Join AOLCP Kathy Connolly and learn how to establish and care for a flowering meadow to support birds and pollinators. More info here. Register online or contact Debra at 860-672-0229 or debra@motherhouse.us
  Taghhannuck Grange Hall
4 Dunbar Rd
Sharon, CT
10:00am to 12:00pm
March 22, 2015   Inviting Bluebirds to Nest in Your Backyard
Master Wildlife Conservationist Fred Lowman will give an informal lecture and lead a short walk at the Farmington Land Trust's Carey Pasture parcel. Details and registration here.

FLT Carey Barn
Mountain Spring Road
Farmington, CT

April 25, 2015  

Draft Animal Plowing
DAPNet presents this workshop with Sam Rich, a former National Walking Plow Champion, who recently won the World Champion Percheron Farm Team award. See website for details.

  We-Lik-It Farm
Rt. 97
Abington, CT
8:00am to 5:00pm
April 25, 2015   Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride
Join in New Haven's biggest Earth Day celebration. Here's how it works: You and about a thousand of your neighbors (including New Haven Farms) travel from West Rock and East Rock, with celebrations on both sides of the city. Along the way, eat tasty food, hear great music, take on environmental service projects, and explore our city's parks and neighborhoods. Raise money for a good cause and have fun! Details and registration here.
  New Haven; see website see website
May 31, 2015   CT Climate March
Sponsored by 350CT.org. Details to follow
  Hartford, CT  
September 17, 2015   5% Day for CT NOFA at Whole Foods   TBA  


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