Know Your Farmers Blog

An Agricultural Blog for the Lower Connecticut River Valley

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!...

Tomatoes?

Although I watch over this Know Your Farmers blog, I'm not an expert "farmer". Here's a question for you. I have been pretty unsuccessful at growing tomatoes on my property on Saybrook Point. Sandy soil, plenty of sun. I use organic soil and...

CTDEEP Releases New Aquifer Video

What is an aquifer? Aquifers and the water they hold are obviously important to us all, and particularly to farmers. The DEEP has produced a new video that explains aquifers that "unlocks the mystery of our fragile, hidden water resources,...

Obituary, Edward “Cowboy” Hills III of Middletown

Many in the region were saddened to hear of the passing of Edward "Cowboy" Hills III of Middletown last Thursday. He was a longtime Public Works employee in the City of Middletown, a farmer, and a member of the RiverCOG Regional Agriculture Council and he...

Agricultural Easement Workshop

If you're a Town Planner or Municipal Official, and you're interested in learning more about agricultural easements and how they can be used to enhance your town's agricultural resources, there's a workshop that may be just for you! The CT Farmland Trust...

Discussion on CT Farm Energy

The RiverCOG Regional Agriculture Council meets this Thursday evening at 7pm at RiverCOG, 145 Dennison Road in Centerbrook.  There'll be a CT Farm Energy discussion with Amanda Fargo-Johnson of CT RC&D out of Haddam. The Connecticut Farm Energy Program...

Lower Connecticut River Valley Farmers Blog Welcome!

Greetings!  Finally, we at "Know Your Farmers", the agricultural blog for the Lower Connecticut River Valley, have added a blog to the "Know Your Farmers" website!  We're hoping we'll start a conversation about all of the wonderful farms,...

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