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Free Webinar: Planning for Agriculture in CT: How to Create a Supportive Environment for Farmers and Farm Businesses

Want to know how your town can become more ag friendly? Want to learn about the tools and resources available to provide a supportive community environment where agriculture can thrive?

Join American Farmland Trust, Working Lands Alliance, and the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association for a webinar on June 10th, “Planning for Agriculture in CT: How to Create a Supportive Environment for Farmers and Farm Businesses”. Details below.

The program will be worth 1.5 CM credits for AICP planners.

When: FridayJune 10th from 1 pm to 2:30 pm

To download a copy of the flyer for the program, click here.

REGISTER HERE (Please register by June 8th)

 This session will provide planners, municipal staff, Planning and Zoning or Agriculture Commission members and others the tools and resources to plan for the future of agriculture and help create a supportive community atmosphere in which agriculture can thrive. The session will: 1) address the status of agriculture and challenges farmers face in CT; 2) discuss major issues facing agriculture related to land use and planning; 3) describe planners efforts to foster a thriving agricultural sector; 4) discuss state and federal programs to protect farmland and manage it sustainably; and 6) offer specific planner ‘take-aways’ from the webinar