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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 4 & 6, 2014   Grand Opening, Nature & Heritage Center at Coogan Farm
Ribbon Cutting, September 4th
Community Picnic, September 6th
  Coogan Farm
162 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT
see website
           
September 6, 2014   Sunset Wine Tasting at Holcombe Hill Preserve
Join us for the Newtown Forest Association's 90th Anniversary event and fundraiser. We invite you to celebrate NFA’s 90 years of Preserving open space in Newtown at our Sunset Wine Tasting at our headquarters and enjoy the view from the highest elevation in Newtown.
 

Holcombe Hill Wildlife Preserve
65/55 Great Hill Road
Newtown, CT

4:00pm to 8:00pm

see flyer

           
September 6, 2014   CT Folk Festival & Green Expo
CT Folk presents a day-long, free festival - an outstanding line-up of musical talent, both local and national, will take the stage all day and evening in New Haven’s idyllic Edgerton Park. At the Green Expo, which runs in the Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seventy-five exhibitors, demonstrations, workshops and activities will share ideas and products for sustainable lifestyles.
  Edgerton Park
75 Cliff Street
New Haven, CT
11:ooam to 10:00pm
           
September 6 to October 13, 2014   Farmer's Cow Farm Tours
Our farmers are proud to show everyone how we farm & care for our cows that produce real local & delicious milk. See first-hand how we are working to save Connecticut farmland and sustain farming as a way of life.
  Various CT farms see website
           
September 13, 2014   Farm to Table Dinner
A fundraiser for the permaculture garden initiative of the Jane Goodall Center at WCSU
  Science Building Garden,
WCSU Midtown campus
181 White Street
Danbury, CT
6:00 pm
           
September 13 & 14, 2014   Live Green Connecticut!
CT's largest healthy living, fun-filled family festival for all ages.
  Taylor Farm Park
45 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT
see website
           
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 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 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 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
           

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
           
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
           
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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