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KNOX Urban Farming Program


Running from March through November for 3 years, the program offers all participants both in-class and hands-on training and education on multiple farming techniques.  All participants become active farmers working together to supply produce to the Hartford Public Schools and individually based upon their own interests.  Program created for Hartford residents.

 

The program consists of 3 Levels of support for entrepreneurs with a farm-based businesss including:

  • level 1 – farm training, skill building and hands-on experience and space for your own farming

  • level 2 – establishing your own farm-based business with training, access to multiple partners for production and insurance coverage, and space for farming

  • level 3 – support and resources for participants as they gain further independence before graduation at the end of the year

Applications are accepted each January.

Program and location features:

– High tunnel hoop house for in-ground growing
– Heated and Hydroponic Growing Greenhouses
– Bee hives
– Cob oven
– Solar panel

 

To schedule a tour of the site, contact:
Chris Goodwin, Horticulturalist(860) 951-7694, ext. 118
christopherg@knoxhartford.org