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Date   Event   Location Time
 
Looking for a fair? See this list of upcoming fairs in Connecticut!
 
2014 On-Going Workshops

    Natureworks Talks and Tours   Natureworks
518 Forest Road
Northford, CT
 
           
Starting June 7, 2014   Wind Hill Community Farm Cooking Demonstrations   Wind Hill Community Farm
3006 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, CT
see website
           
August 6 - September 29, 2014   Connecticut Stone Walls and Farms: A Photography Exhibit by Jack McConnell
Over the past year, Jack has photographed farmers and details at more than 50 farms. His photography celebrates the enormous effort of these farmers.
Artist Reception August 10th, 3:00 - 5:00pm.
Exhibit runs through September 29th
  Good News Cafe & Gallery
694 Main Street
Woodbry, CT
see websites
           
September 17, 2014   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
           
September 18, 2014 (rain date 9/19/14)   Emerald Ash Borer Field Tour   Starts at:
Southbury Fire House
461 Main Street South Southbury, CT
8:00 am
           
September 18, 2014   Twilight Talk for Farmers
UConn Extension’s Scaling Up Program for Beginning Farmers Invites Farmers to a Twilight Talk. Includes a follow-up discussion to last year’s pasture walk, reviewing the changes implemented, grazing the nooks and fringes around the farm with small ruminants, and money saved from extending the grazing season. Ask questions about your own grazing programs. To register please send name, address, phone number and email address to MacKenzie White, mackenzie.white@uconn.edu by Monday September15th. There is no charge to attend this workshop.
  The Hickories
136 Lounsbury Rd Ridgefield, CT 06877
6:00pm to 8:30pm
           
September 18, 2014   Natural Family Health Open House Come take a tour and celebrate our new space with us. RSVP via facebook or email contact@naturalfamilyhealth.net  

2 Broadway
Hamden, CT 06518

5:00pm to 7:00pm
           
September 19 & 20, 2014   Nourish New Haven 2014 Conference   New Haven, CT see website
           
September 20, 2014   Winter Hive Preparation
A walk-through on closing up the hives for winter.
  Massaro Farm
41 Ford Road
Woodbridge, CT
9 - 10am
and
11 - 12pm
           
September 20, 2014   Celebrating Agriculture
Celebrating Agriculture is a fun, FREE educational day showcasing the benefits agriculture provides to the region, as well as the challenges farms face today.
  Woodstock Fairgrounds
Route 169
Woodstock, CT
see website
           
September 20, 2014  

New CT Farmer Alliance at Darling Farm
Join the New CT Farmer Alliance at Darling Farm on Saturday for our final farm tour of the 2014 season.  If you haven't make it to any tours this year, then this is the one to come out for! Potluck & social to follow the tour. More info here.

  Darling Farm
1907 Litchfield Turnpike
Woodbridge CT 06525
4:00pm to 7:30 pm
           
September 23, 2014   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. You can make compost all winter long so that it is ready for the garden in the spring.
  Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT
6:30pm to 8:00pm
           
September 27, 2014   Open Farm Day
A FREE family event - demonstrations, informational displays, farm equipment, animals, tractor rides, pumpkin patch, arts/crafts and a farmer’s market.
  Sunny Valley Main Farm
8 Sunny Valley Lane
New Milford, CT
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
           
September 27, 2014   Canning & Preserving Tomatoes
Learn the basics of canning, freezing, and methods of storing tomatoes so they can last you all winter long.
  Millstone Farm
180 Millstone Road
Wilton, CT
10:00am to 1:00pm
           
September 27, 2014   MicroGreenz Kickstarter Open House Party
Learn how plant based living can enhance your life. There will be many vegan & vegetarian dishes to sample, music, educational health-related booths, fun, laughter, sharing & caring! Our goal is to help more people to consume more healthy plant based foods, loaded with nutrients for a better, happier, healthier life. More info and registration here.
  56 Leonard Bridge Road
Lebanon, CT
2:00 pm to 6:45 pm
           
September 28, 2014   Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off   Ballard Park
Ridgefield, CT
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
           
September 28, 2014   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

1:00pm to 2:30pm
           
September 28, 2014   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. You can make compost all winter long so that it is ready for the garden in the spring.
  Westmoor Park
119 Flagg Road West
Hartford, CT
3:00pm to 4:30pm
           
September 28, 2014   Family Day at the Farm
Come join Farmer Jaci at Millstone Farm. Take a tour, do some chores, and meet our animals. Work in the garden and see all that we grow here at the farm!  Ages 5 to 10 years old recommended, accompanied by an adult.
  Millstone Farm
180 Millstone Road
Wilton, CT
10:00am to 12:00pm
           
September 30, 2014   Our Environmental Destiny with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Presented by the Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies. See flyer for more info.
  Ives Concert Hall WCSU Midtown Campus
181 White Street
Danbury, CT
7:00pm
           
October 4, 2014   UConn Master Composter Program Enroll in a 5-consecutive-Saturday educational program consisting of lectures, workshops and field trips and participate in volunteer outreach activities with the goal of encouraging fellow citizens to recycle food and yard wastes through composting.   Bartlett Arboretum
151 Brookdale Rd
Stamford, CT
see website
           
October 5, 2014  

Miranda Vineyard Harvest Festival
Join us for our Annual Harvest Festival. Free with non-perishable food item. Food & craft vendors, music, tasting, grape stomping

 

Miranda Vineyard
42 Ives Rd Goshen CT 06756

12:00pm to 7:00pm
           
October 7, 2014   Taking Pleasure in the Passage of Time: An Evening with David Harber World-renowned artist David Harber will present a lecture on the evolution of scientific instrument to garden sculpture, especially the development of sundials, their timeless appeal, and how they have evolved into the stunning and breath taking creations that he now designs. Presented by APLDCT   Garden Educ. Center
130 Bible Street
Cos Cob, CT
6:30pm to 8:00pm
           
October 11, 2014   Worm Day! Come hear the experts speak on local and invasive earthworms, learn about vermicomposting (worm farming) and make your own worm bin (bring bin materials - info and worms will be provided). Seating limited. $5 fee.  

Middlesex Extenision Center 1066 Saybrook Road
Haddam, CT 06438

see website
           

October 11-12, 2014
 

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival

 

Bethlehem Fairgrounds
304 Main St. North (Route 61)
Bethlehem, CT 06751


see website
           
October 18, 2014   Pickles and Preserves
In the Millstone kitchen, farmer Annie Farrell will make pickles and preserves for wonderful winter eating.
  Millstone Farm
180 Millstone Road
Wilton, CT
10:00am to 1:00pm
           
October 20, 2014   Agricultural Poisons: Agrotoxins, Food & Health A free, informative slide presentation about the impact of agrotoxins on the environment and human health. Presentation by Betsy Glassman - educator, environmental researcher, and writer. Contact: wordpix@optonline.net  

Litchfield Comm. Center
Rt. 202 West Litchfield, CT

7:00pm
           
December 3, 2014   NOFA OLC Annual Gathering   HillsPoint Hotel, Windsor Locks, CT TBA
           
December 8-11, 2014 (snow date Dec.12th)  

Mid-Atlantic Accreditation Course- NOFA OLC

In Partnership with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

  Philadelphia, PA  see website
           
December 12 & 13, 2014   New England Farmer's Union Fifth Annual Convention
Navigating Change in New England Agriculture
  Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street
Portland, ME
see website
           

January 24, 2015

snow date(1/25/14)

 

2015 Getting Started in Organic Farming Conference 

1941 room in the Crozier-Williams College Center

 

Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT 06320

 

8am-5pm
           
February 9-12, 2015 (snow date February 13th)   New England Regional Accreditation Course- NOFA OLC   Three Rivers Community College
Norwich, CT
See site
           
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 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
           

 


 
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