Agricultural Re$ources Fair

February 10, 2018
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Join CT NOFA and UCONN Extension this Saturday 8:30 am to 1:30 pm 

for a FREE event for farmers and those looking to farm.

 

Farmers and Agriculture Service Providers pair up to give the real details on how hard the paperwork actually was, which eligibility requirements were toughest to meet, and the surprises along the way. Peruse our schedule to pick the sessions you wish to attend.
 

● Environmental Quality Incentives Program - Federal funding to implement conservation practices. Farmer story: Marti Zhigailo of Melrose Place Farm, with Adam Maikshilo (USDA-NRCS)

● Microloans Program - Federal credit for purchasing land and operating expenses. Farmer story: Jonathan Janeway of Sweet Acre Farm, with Ron Clark (USDA-FSA)

● Farmland Restoration Program - State funding to restore farmland into working condition. Farmer story: Kip Kolesinskas (for CT Dept. of Agriculture) 

● Farm Transition Grants Program - State funding to expand/transition your farm into a new enterprise. Farmer story: Rachel Berg of Four Root Farm.

● Online fundraising / crowdsourcing - Fundraising for your farm's growth and capital projects. 

● Legal Food Hub - free legal services for farmers and food entrepreneurs with Client story: Joey Listro (New Britain Roots) with Brian Fink (Legal Food Hub)

 

Date: February 10, 2018 8:30 AM-1:30 PM

Location: A.I. Prince Technical High School | 500 Brookfield St., Hartford, CT | 203-308-2584

Admission: FREE - To RSVP, send us your name, email, and number: events@ctnofa.org

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500 Brookfield St.
Hartford, CT
203-308-2584
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