Know Your Farmers Blog

An Agricultural Blog for the Lower Connecticut River Valley

Know Your Farmers: The Beauty of Bittersweet Farm

  The Beauty of Bittersweet Farm Historically, farmers in New England have always dealt with challenges. They worked in a harsh climate with a short growing season and toiled on unyielding soil with an abundance of rocks. Most New England farms produced enough to...

White’s Farm RFP

White's Farm in Durham has an active RFP out for property lease for grass farm harvesting. Take a look here: Whites Farm Grass Crop RFP...

Regional Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale

RiverCOG is hosting a compost bin and rain barrel sale during the month of March
Pick up will be in person only on March 30th (please see photo or click on the purchase link for further details).
Purchase your bin or barrel online at https://rivercogcompostersale.ecwid.com/

Weekly CT Dept of Agriculture Reports

If you have interest in the weekly CTDOA agriculture reports, you can go to the Know Your Farmer's website at www.ctrivervalleyfarmers.org and click on the link at the top of the right column.

Spring of 2017

Greetings everyone! Farming season is here! We're looking forward to brushing off winter's dust and engaging on the new growing season!

Two New Agriculture Planning Documents!

The RiverCOG Ag Council has posted two new agriculture planning documents on the "Know Your Farmers" website! The first is entitled "Conservation Options for Connecticut: A Guide for Landowners, Land Trusts & Municipalities". The second is entitled "Planning for...

Connecticut Craft Breweries

Check out this month's Connecticut Magazine! Among numerous other Connecticut craft breweries is the lower CT River's own "Fat Orange Cat Brewery" in East Hampton. If you're into the new craft brewery craze in Connecticut, you have to read this article!...

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