CT NOFA > Blog > CT NOFA Launches Farm Share Program

CT NOFA Launches Farm Share Program

ff72072e-2b63-d38f-c339-07eb4318024b

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) is pleased to launch a new initiative; Farm Share, a community food security program. This program will provide limited-income residents in 7 northeast states (NY, MA, CT, RI, NJ, NH, VT) with the opportunity to support their local CSA farmer and receive reliable access to high-quality produce on a weekly basis through an innovative cost-share model.

CT NOFA is spearheading this initial year of Farm Share, rolling it out to all 7 chapters of NOFA in 2023. Modeled on the Farm Share program that has existed in NOFA VT and NOFA NH for many years, this region-wide collaboration is designed to make local, nourishing food more accessible while, providing CSA farmers with a fair price and increase in market opportunity.

We believe that all people have a right to local, healthy food. We believe that strengthening the network that exists between consumers and farmers strengthens the fabric of our agrarian economy and contributes to the physical and spiritual nourishment of all people.

Farm Share is a win-win-win: limited-income individuals and families receive healthy, affordable food; CSA farmers benefit from increased market opportunities, customer base growth, and increased viability of their CSA programs; and direct relationships are built between farmers and eaters, contributing to more socially connected and resilient communities.

Please visit ctnofa.org to learn more about the launch of this important program and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date on all developments. If you are interested in supporting Farm Share through a donation , please contact ctnofa@ctnofa.org or use the link provided.

Recent Posts

2023 CT NOFA No-Till Field Days Announced

February 1, 2023

CT NOFA is proud to present our roster of 2023 No-Till Field Days Visit our…

Read More

Michael Nadeau Announced as Winner of 5th Annual “Bill Duesing Organic Living on the Earth” Award

February 1, 2023

CT NOFA is proud to announce Michael Nadeau as the winner of the 5th annual…

Read More

Event Calendar

2023 Spring Urban Agriculture Tour at Green Village Initiative

Join USDA NRCS, CTRCD, and CT NOFA at Green Village Initiative’s Reservoir Community Farm in Bridgeport to learn about support for urban farms and organizations….

View Event Details

TOUR DE CONSERVACIÓN AGRICOLA URBANA

Únase a USDA NRCS, CTRCD y CT NOFA en Reservoir Community Farm de Green Village Initiative en Bridgeport para obtener información sobre el apoyo a…

View Event Details