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 and learn more CLICK HERE Why...

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...

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...

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...

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, showing the viewer how...

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...

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 was...

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