DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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MAY 2015

5/26/2015, Pollinators: The Value of their Contribution to Farming in Connecticut 7:30PM-9:00PM     Location: Knowlton Memorial Hall, Ashford, CT
Contact: Ag Commissions of Ashford, Mansfield and Tolland,

5/28/2015, Agriculture Labor Program, 6:00PM-8:00PM
Location: Southbury Town Hall, Southbury, CT  
Contact: CT Dept. of Agriculture, CT Farm Bureau Assoc., Uconn Extension, and Risk Management Agency/USDA


JUNE 2015

6/3-5/2015, Slow Living Summit
Location: Brattleboro, VT           

6/5-7/2015, Brooklyn Ag Days, 3:00-11:00PM Fri; 6:00AM-11:00PM Sat.; 6:00AM-6:00PM Sun     
Location: Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT    
Contact: 860-779-0012,,

6/11/2015, Whole Foods Market Local Supplier Summit, 9:00AM-2:00PM             
Location: Cheshire, CT  
Contact: Whole Foods, Jaimee Rondeau,

6/11-12/2015, New England Food Summit
Location: Simmons College, Boston, MA             
Contact: Food Solutions New England,

6/18/2015, Biological Controls for Production of Ornamentals, 8:00AM-3:30PM
Location: WB Young Building/Uconn, Storrs, CT
Contact: Uconn Extension and Umass Extension, Leanne Pundt, 860-626-6855,

6/23/2015, Growing Vegetables in the Greenhouse, 9:00AM-4:00PM     
Location: Jones Auditorium, CT Agriculture Experiment Station, New Haven, CT         
Contact: Connecticut Greenhouse Growers Assoc., UCONN, CT Department of Agriculture, USDA, CT Ag Experiment Station, Susan Pronovost, 203-261-9067,

6/28-30/2015, Summer Fancy Food Show, 8:00AM-5:00PM        
Location: New York City, NY       


JULY 2015

7/9-12/2015, North Stonington Agricultural Fair
Location: N. Stonington, CT       
Contact: 860-535-1157,

7/15/2015, CNLA Summer Field Day
Location: Bartlett Arboretum, Stamford, CT       
Contact: CNLA,

7/25-26/2015, Connecticut Wine Festival            
Location: Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen, CT        
Contact: CT Wine Trail,,



8/2-9/2015, National Farmers Market Week      
Location: Nationwide    

8/7-9/2015, Lebanon Country Fair
Location: Lebanon, CT  

8/14-16/2015, NOFA Summer Conference
Location: University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, MA  
Contact: Northeast Organic Farming Association,

8/15/2015, CT Beekeepers: Fall Preparation, 9:00AM-10:00AM; 11:00AM-12:00PM            
Location: Massaro Farm, Woodbridge, CT          
Contact: CT Beekeepers Association,

8/15-16/2015, 9th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival, 10:00-9:00  
Location: Bishop's Orchard Farm Market, Guilford, CT  

8/21-23/2015, Bridgewater Country Fair             
Location: Bridgewater Fairgrounds, Bridgewater, CT      

8/21-23/2015, Wolcott Country Fair      
Location: Wolcott Fairgrounds, Wolcott, CT
Contact: 203-879-5466,

8/27-30/2015, Brooklyn Fair      
Location: Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT    

8/28-30/2015, Chester Fair        
Location: Chester, CT    
Contact: 860-526-5947,

8/28-30/2015, Terryville Lions County Fair         
Location: Terryville, CT 

Don't forget to check your statewide commodity association for commodity-specific events!
   CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society