2nd Annual Friends & Farmers of Mansfield [free!] Saturday, February 22 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Buchanan Auditorium, 54 Warrenville Rd (next to Mansfield Public Library) Meet some of Mansfield's local farmers and learn about where to find and purchase local food. Residents can shop for locally grown products, learn about Community Supported Agriculture programs (CSA), and meet the farmers representing local farm stands and pick-your-own operations. This program is coordinated through the Taste of Mansfield initiative.
5th Annual Know Your Farmer Fair [free!] Saturday, February 29 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Location: Windham Town Hall Auditorium, 979 Main Street, Willimantic An exciting opportunity to meet local farmers from across Windham, Tolland, and New London counties. Shop for fresh CT-Grown products, sign up for a CSA, and learn where to find farm stands, farmers markets, and educational programs nearby. Come discover the vibrancy of local agriculture in Eastern CT!
Revival of the Diversified Farm in CT [free!] Monday, March 9 7:00 PM Location: Buchanan Auditorium, Mansfield Public Library Guest Speaker Bryan O'Hara, owner of Tobacco Road Farm in Lebanon, and author of No Till Vegetable Culture: Pesticide-Free Methods for Restoring Soil and Growing Nutrient-Rich, High-Yielding Crops. This event is organized and hosted by the Mansfield Agriculture Committee.
Eat Local @ MPS - Community Dinner [free!] Wednesday, April 1 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Mansfield Middle School Join us for the final free, locally sourced meal of the academic year. More information on the menu and RSVP date to come!