Know Your Farmers Blog
An Agricultural Blog for the Lower Connecticut River Valley
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...
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 in Durham has an active RFP out for property lease for grass farm harvesting. Take a look here: Whites Farm Grass Crop RFP 2019
Click here to read the article from today's Hartford Courant about Gov. Ned Lamont's choice for Agriculture Commissioner Bryan Hurlburt
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/
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.
Greetings everyone! Farming season is here! We're looking forward to brushing off winter's dust and engaging on the new growing season!
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...
Go to the home page of the "Know Your Farmers" website (www.ctrivervalleyfarmers.org) and click on the Weekly Report link in the upper right! You'll see the DOA Weekly Report highlighting one of your RiverCOG-Middlesex County farms - Phoenix Farms of...
Pumpkins! And other produce!