DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

Do you have an event that you would like posted?

Please email or call 860-713-2503.

March 2015
3/31/2015, 10:00AM: WIC/SENIOR Farmersí Market Nutrition Program Re-Certification Meeting
Location: Kellogg Environmental Center, Derby, CT
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Rick Macsuga, 860-713-2544,,
April 2015

4/6/2015, Connecticut Ag Education Foundation Paint Nite Fundraiser, 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Muse Paint Bar, West Hartford, CT


4/7/2015, Understanding Equine Liability, 7:00-9:00PM
Location: Northeast Utilities Bldg, Newington, CT
Contact: UConn Dept of Animal Science, UConn Extension, CT Horse Council, CT Farm Bureau Assoc., Dr. Jenifer Nadeau or Stacey Stearns, 860-428-9228,,


4/7-9/2015, Farm-to-Institution Summit, 9:00-5:00PM
Location: UMass, Amherst, MA
Contact: Farm to Institution New England, Dana Stevens,,


4/10-11/2015, Savor: A Celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits
Location: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Contact: Vicky Cirilli, 860-874-7742,,


4/15-16/2015, 2-Day Short Course on Processing Food for Sale from your On-Farm Residential Kitchen
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT
Contact: UConn Extension & University of Rhode Island, Diane Wright Hirsch, 203-407-3163,,


4/25/2015, Draft Animal Power Network Plowing Clinic
Location: We-Li-Kit Farm, Abington, CT
Contact: DAPNet & We-Li-Kit Farm, 518-441-9870,,



May 2015

5/1/2015, CT Farm Winery Passport Kick-Off
Location: All participating Connecticut farm wineries & vineyards

Connecticut Governor's Conference on Tourism, 5/12/2015, 8:00AM-4:00PM
Location: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
Contact: DECD Connecticut Office of Tourism, Randy Fiveash, 860-256-2769,



June 2015

6/5-7/2015, Brooklyn Ag Days
Location: Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT
Contact: 860-779-0012,,

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,

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

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