Build Your Network, Grow Our Future 2016

Please enjoy these images from Build Your Network, Grow Our Future 2016 at Auerfarm 12/16/16. Thank you all to made this event possible and for all the farmers that attended!

A full house of farmers at Auerfarm!

Senator Beth Bye, Executive Director at Auerfarm 4-H Education Center, speaks at BYNGOF 2016.

Our wonderful MC for the day, Charlotte Ross: Program Coordinator of Solid Ground Farmer Training at UConn Extension, and steering committee member of NCTFA.

Aaron Taylor of Four Root Farm introduces himself during the farmer’s panel. Also pictured: Allyson Angelini of Full Heart Farm, Sherry Simpson of Cranberry Hill Farm, Matt Staebner of Blue Slope Farm, and Will O’Meara of Waldingfield Farm. 

Northeast Regional Team Leader of the Soil Health Division, Dr. Brandon Smith of USDA-NRCS, NH presents a riveting workshop entitled “Building Resilient Soils to Manage for Extreme Weather”. 

Jiff Martin, Sustainable Food System Associate Educator for UConn Extension, debriefs farmers on the 10% Local campaign during our “Service Provider Speed Networking Game”

Farmers gather during lunch, sourced entirely by our Connecticut farmers, provided Seasonal Sweets and Catering LLC. Regional grains from our baked goods provided by Wave Hill Breads.