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Get involved

There are many ways to support NCTFA’s mission and connect with the new and beginning farmer community. Whether you're a farmer, a farm ally, or someone interested in agricultural policy, we have opportunities for you to get involved. Explore the options below to find the best fit for you.

Farmers: Join Our ListServ

Stay Connected and Informed

  • Join our free ListServ made for and by new farmers to:

    • receive important event and funding information

    • Participate in an active buy/sell/donate network

    • Ask questions and gain insights from your fellow farmers

    • Learn what your fellow farmers are up to

    • updates, resources, and information tailored to the needs of new and small farmers in Connecticut.


Farm Allies: Join Our Newsletter 

Support and Learn About Local Agriculture

  • Coming soon! Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on NCTFA's activities, events, and how you can help shape  and support Connecticut’s agricultural landscape



Join Our Policy Working Group 

Advocate for Positive Change

  • Become a part of our Policy Working Group to engage in advocacy efforts and help shape agricultural policy in Connecticut.

  • Benefits: Participate in policy discussions, receive updates on legislative developments, and collaborate with other advocates to support policies that benefit new and small farmers.

  • Optional: With support, become our lead for a specific policy issue, help research the issue and craft legislation and educational materials to effect change!

  • Email to join



Support Our Mission - Donate here

  • Your donations help us provide vital resources, support advocacy efforts, and offer programs that benefit new and small farmers in Connecticut. Help sustain and grow NCTFA’s programming, support local agriculture, and contribute to a more resilient food system.

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