DOAG: Upcoming Agricultural Events

 
Upcoming Agricultural Events and Programs

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AUGUST 2018


8/17-19/18, Hartford County 4-H Fair, 8:00AM-10:00PM(Fri&Sat) 8:00AM-6:00PM(Sun)  
Location: Four Towns Fairgrounds, Somers, CT


8/20/18, Pollinator Habitat Benefits to a Vegetable Farm
Location: Blueberry Hill Organic Farm, 314 Margaret Henry Road, Danielson, CT 06239
Contact:
https://www.ct.gov/caes/pollinators

8/17-19/18, Bridgewater Country Fair         
Location: Bridgewater Fairgrounds,          
Contact: Volunteer Firemen,
www.BridgewaterFair.com

8/17-19/18, Hamburg Fair       
Location: Route 156, Lyme, CT      

8/17-19/18, Wolcott Country Fair      
Location: Wolcott Fairgrounds, Wolcott, CT
Contact: 203-879-5466,
www.WolcottFair.com

8/23-26/18, Brooklyn Fair        
Location: Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn, CT     
Contact: 860-779-0012,
secretary@brooklynfair.org; www.BrooklynFair.org

8/24-26/2018, Chester Fair      
Location: Kirkland Terrace, Chester, CT    
Contact: 860-526-5947,
secretary@chesterfair.org; www.ChesterFair.org

8/29/18, Marketing on a Budget, 6:00PM-9:00 PM
Location: Middlesex County Extension Center, 1066 Saybrook Road, Haddam, CT
Contact: Nancy Barrett, UConn Extension
Nancy.Barrett@uconn.eduhttp://ctfarmrisk.uconn.edu/index.php


SEPTEMBER 2018

8/31-9/3/18, Haddam Neck Fair
Location: Haddam Neck Fairgrounds, 26 Quarry Hill Road, Haddam Neck, CT 06424
Contact:
www.haddamneckfair.com

8/31-9/3/18, Woodstock Fair  
Location: Woodstock Fairgrounds, Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Contact:
www.woodstockfair.com

9/1-3/18, Goshen Fair
Location: 116 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT
Contact:
www.goshenfair.org

9/4/18, Ag Labor and Hiring Workshop, 9:00AM 12:00PM
Location: CT Agricultural Experiment Station, Jones Auditorium, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven, CT
Contact: CT Department of Agriculture, Rebecca Eddy, 860-713-2538,
Rebecca.Eddy@ct.gov

9/6-9/18, Hebron Harvest Fair
Location: Hebron Lions Fairgrounds, Route 85, 347 Gilead Street, Hebron, CT 06248
Contact:
www.hebronharvestfair.org

9/9-9/18, North Haven Fair
Location: North Haven Fairgrounds, 290 Washington Ave (Route 5), North Haven, CT
Contact:
www.northhaven-fair.com

9/7-9/18, Bethlehem Fair
Location: Bethlehem Fairgrounds, 384 Main Street North, Bethlehem, CT 06751

9/12/17, Enhancing Profitability for Connecticut Farms: The Farm Business Management Toolbox, 9:00AM-2:30PM
Location: Tolland County Extension Center, 24 Hyde Avenue, Vernon, CT
Contact: MacKenzie White, UCONN Extension, 860-875-3331, 
Mackenzie.White@uconn.edu

9/13-16/18, Four Town Fair
Location: Four Town Fairgrounds, 56 Egypt Road, Somers, CT
Contact:
www.fourtownfair.com

9/21-23/18, Guilford Fair         
Location: 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT    
Contact:
www.guilfordfair.org

9/14-16/18, Berlin Fair  
Location: 430 Beckley Road, East Berlin, CT
Contact: Berlin Lions Club,
www.ctberlinfair.com

9/14-30/17, The Big E
Location: Eastern States Exposition, W.Springfield, MA  
Contact:
www.thebige.com

9/17/18, Convoy of Caring 2018, 5:00AM-8:45AM
Location: Sheraton Hartford South, 100 Capitol Boulevard, Rocky Hill, CT
Contact: FoodShare, Paula Siebers, 860-856-4323,
psiebers@foodshare.org,
www.foodshare.org

9/16-22/18, Connecticut Farm-to-Chef Week
Location: Participating venues across the state
Contact: Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Erin Windham, 860-713-2544,
Erin.Windham@ct.gov
, www.ctfarmtochef.com

9/21-23/18, Aquaponics Association Conference
Location: Hilton Hartford Hotel, Hartford, CT
Contact:
https://aquaponicsassociation.org/2018-conference/

9/22/18, Celebrating Agriculture, 9:00AM-3:00PM
Location: Woodstock Fairgrounds, Route 169, Woodstock, CT
Contact: Claire Fekete, 860-779-0557x5275,
Claire.Fekete@usda.gov
; www.celebratingagriculture.org

9/22/18, Farm Aid
Location: XFINITY Theatre, Hartford, CT
Contact:
www.farmaid.org

9/27-30/18, Durham Fair         
Location: Durham Fairgrounds, Durham, CT        
Contact:
www.DurhamFair.org

OCTOBER 2017

10/5-7/18, Harwinton Fair       
Location: 80 Locust Road, Harwinton, CT,
Contact: Harwinton Agricultural Society,
www.harwintonfair.com

10/5-7/18, Portland Fair
Location: Portland Fairgrounds, Portland, CT
Contact:
www.portlandfair.com


Don't forget to check your statewide commodity association for commodity-specific events:

   CT Apple Marketing Board and CT Pomological Society


  CT Beekeepers Association 

CT Christmas Tree Growers Association

CT Green Industries

 CT Northeast Organic Farming Association

 CT Poultry Assocation

CT SeaGrant and CT Seafood Council  

CT Sheep Breeders Association

   CT Vineyard and Winery Association and CT Farm Wine Development Council

Maple Syrup Producers Association of CT  

New England Hereford Association