CT RC&D has been a leader in agriculture programs for decades, providing valuable technical assistance to our community. Having a close working relationship with agriculture producers and our partner organizations is key to the implementation of a variety of programs and projects across Connecticut.

Connecticut has
farms of all types.
Agriculture accounts for nearly
jobs in our state.
Agriculture brings in close to
BILLION in sales each year.
Farmer picking worm out of healthy soil

Climate Smart Agriculture

CT Farm Energy Program

Barn showing an American flag

CT Veteran Grown

Farmer digging in soil

Small Farm Innovations Program

Soil Health Initiative

FarmUP / Veteran FarmUP Programs

Affordable Farming

AGvocate Program

CIG No-Till
Cover Crop Project


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CTRC&D supports grassroots community and rural business development, including agriculture-based business in both rural and urban Connecticut. CTRC&D programs are designed to support residents, land trusts, small business entrepreneurs, grassroots non-profits, and municipalities who are seeking to find ways to balance natural resource protection, enhancement of community character, and economic growth. We have a network of partners who can find the solution for your town or resource based business.

CTRC&D Council members and professional staff are specialists in the issues facing rural communities, agriculture, and critical resource areas in Connecticut.   CTRC&D encourages communities to match their unique strengths and character with conservation and economic management that celebrates economic value of natural resources, farms and working lands.

CTRC&D can assist with developing land use policies and resource inventories to help identify and each town’s role in making Connecticut a vibrant and exciting place to work and live.

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