Take an insider tour of KNOX’s community gardens. 20 different gardens grow throughout Hartford, along with thousands of trees and amazing landscapes handcrafted by KNOX’s crews. We’ll go to as many gardens as possible and still have you home in time for supper. For the extra adventurous, show up with your bike and take […]

Join orchardist Peter Montgomery at the Earle Street Community Garden to learn basic skills in fruit tree pruning and maintenance. Peter will share best practices for encouraging productive and healthy trees, as well as insights into the history of fruit trees in Connecticut and the East Coast. Stay afterwards for a potluck cookout at the […]

KNOX is hosting a youth job training open house on Thursday to recruit Hartford residents, ages 17 – 24, for a job training program. Stop by the office from 9 am – 12 pm noon to learn more. Seeking young adults interested in learning: Landscaping Horticulture Greenhouse management Life skills training including GED classes, OSHA and […]

Learn the basics of the cutting edge way to grow protein and fresh produce. Hydroponics uses water and micro/macro nutrients while aquaponics uses water with fish waste as the replacement for those nutrients. The class will include layouts of different designs and different uses for an economical and efficient way to grow food. It will […]

At the Garden Party @ Twilight, DIG IN. EMPOWER HARTFORD. Local celebrity chefs showcase their Hartford flair. Ingredients sourced from CT (and KNOX) farms. Adventure through a 3-acre garden. Relax with music, wine, and local beer. Silent and live auction. Empower a greener, healthier city. Sponsored by:            Presenting Yearlong Sponsor […]

Are you interested in keeping bees but not sure how to start? Join KNOX at Hartford resident and environmental champion Jack Hale’s home (25 Carmel Street, Hartford, CT 06106) on Saturday, September 9th from 10:30 am to noon. A beekeeper, Jack will lead the workshop on how to get started as an urban beekeeper, as […]

This event has been postponed. New date TBA! Spread the light of peace in the neighborhood! Promote nourishment and unity through positive community building at the Mt. Moriah/Earle Street Community Garden. We join you to celebrate the community with KNOX. Music & Entertainment – DJ Hakim Food – Cookout potluck style, Pizza from the cobb […]

This eye-opening film is co-sponsored by the Conservation Committees of The Garden Club of Hartford and the Connecticut Valley Garden Club. Please come to the Hartford Public Library on September 28th at 5:30 to learn about the state of seed stock around the world and the GMO controversy. This film is an education in itself, and it is […]

Relax after work with FREE yoga inside KNOX’s greenhouse at 75 Laurel St in Hartford. Parking is available in both the dirt lot and the paved parking lot. This is our fifth and final event as part of a yoga and mindfulness series with KNOX & Aetna. – Special greenhouse yoga session led by Stephanie Giacco, […]

Shop local this Thanksgiving at the 7th Annual Harvest Market. Fresh veggies, bread, homemade gifts and more from local vendors. Arts & Crafts for the kids. Food trucks for lunch. Support Hartford. SNAP/EBT accepted. Live music. Make new friends! VENDORS: Round Hill Alpacas Easy Pickin’s Orchard Gresczyk Farms Sweet Acre Farm CT Valley Farms Let’s […]