Know Your Farmers Blog

An Agricultural Blog for the Lower Connecticut River Valley

New Farmers Market in Westbrook!

Everyone at Know Your Farmers is so excited that the most wonderful time of the year is finally here - Farmers Market season! This year our region is once again playing host to many amazing markets: check out our list at the end of this post (and please comment if we...

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 2019

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

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 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...

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