Composting is a means of creating a natural fertilizer using organic materials, including food and garden waste. In this workshop, members will learn what to compost and what not to compost, best practices for a home composting system, and the basic principles of how the composting process works. This workshop is part of the Urban […]

The end of the season is hard time to say goodbye to the abundance of fresh veggies from the garden. But before you hang up your gardening tools for the year, there are a few simple things you can do to improve the health of your soil for the next season. Join us to learn […]

Urban Roots Workshop Series: Natural Paper Making! Saturday, July 16 from 1 – 3 pm Sunday, July 17 from 1 – 3 pm During this two-day workshop, learn how to make paper using plant materials foraged from the beach and backyard wetlands. There will also be a collaborative, large-scale paper pour party to create a […]

  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 […]

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 […]

Join the Hartford Office of Sustainability at a meeting about landscape and water topics. Interested in a cleaner, greener Hartford? Want to get involved in neighborhood revitalization projects? Heard about the city’s new Climate Action Plan? Come join us at KNOX for a lively discussion on local efforts about landscape and water. Learn more about work that’s happening […]

Free Training for Beginning Farmers held in partnership with UCONN. Trainer – Allyson Angelini & Keith Padin, farmer/owners, Full Heart Farm Allyson has a degree in Agriculture Education from UMass Amherst and has worked on dozens of farms in New England and Italy during the past decade.  In 2012, she purchased Full Heart Farm in Ledyard, CT, […]

— SNAP/EBT BENEFITS NOW DOUBLED AT THE MARKET! — Stop by for KNOX’s inaugural Frog Hollow Farmers Market kicking off on June 8. Purchase vegetables, herbs, fruits, and more grown right on-site here in Hartford by the farmers in KNOX’s Incubator Farm program. The market will be on Mondays & Fridays from July through October. […]

— SNAP/EBT BENEFITS NOW DOUBLED AT THE MARKET! — Stop by for KNOX’s inaugural Frog Hollow Farmers Market kicking off on June 8. Purchase vegetables, herbs, fruits, and more grown right on-site here in Hartford by the farmers in KNOX’s Incubator Farm program. The market will be on Mondays & Fridays from July through October. […]

— SNAP/EBT BENEFITS NOW DOUBLED AT THE MARKET! — Stop by for KNOX’s inaugural Frog Hollow Farmers Market kicking off on June 8. Purchase vegetables, herbs, fruits, and more grown right on-site here in Hartford by the farmers in KNOX’s Incubator Farm program. The market will be on Mondays & Fridays from July through October. […]