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Growing Container-Grown Greenhouse Vegetables

November 24, 2014

UConn Extension is sponsoring, Growing Container-Grown Greenhouse Vegetables  on Dec 16, 2014 at the  Litchfield County Extension Center, 843 University Drive, Torrington, CT.     The speakers featured at this educational program include:   9:00-9:30         Registration 9:30 – 10:30     Growing Greenhouse Tomatoes and Cucumbers in Soiless Media     […]

UConn Extension Receives Farmland Preservation Pathfinder Award

November 21, 2014

The UConn Extension Agriculture Team was the recipient of the Farmland Preservation Pathfinder Education Leader Award at the Working Lands Alliance Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 18th at the State Capitol in Hartford. The award recognizes significant contributions in the area of educating the public about the importance of farmland preservation.   UConn Extension connects […]

Celebrate a CT Grown Thanksgiving

November 19, 2014

By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD UConn Extension Educator – Food Safety   The origins of the American Thanksgiving celebration can be debated. For early settlers, the occasion was often religious in nature, offering thanksgiving and praise for many blessings, not just a bountiful harvest. But, traditionally, we are taught that the Pilgrims celebrated the […]


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