An aerial view of the Mercer St gardens during a successful growing season.

Welcome to FRESH New London!

FRESH New London hosts multiple community gardens around the city of New London. We use food to connect the community, encourage stewardship, inspire leaders and incite change.

Fiddleheads co op logo

Thank you, Fiddleheads!

For choosing FRESH as your February Focus! During the month of February, Fiddleheads is donating $4,000 to FRESH and featuring us in their neighborly nickles program. Fiddleheads is a great member of the New London community, and we are grateful for their support!

Makeeda at the FRESH New London table at Fiddleheads.

FRESH’s Three Buckets
Grace, a FRESH youth member and a Connecticut College student hold vegetables and FRESH merch at our Farmer's Market table, wearing masks for safety.

mission: for youth to gain leadership skills, work with a community and learn about food justice in New London

Chloe and a youth member plant seeds in snack beds.

mission: model and teach environmentally sustainable and small-scale cultivation as well as get food to people across New London

A large group FRESH youth and staff pose outside together.

mission: create authentic pathways for community engagement and make systemic change with partner organizations

What’s New at FRESH?

Racism as a Public Health issue: Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm

Join the Health Improvement Collaborative of Southeastern Connecticut for our 2021 Panel Series on the impact of racism on our health, education, housing, and food system. Our first panel is on February 27 @ 7pm and features Dr. Tekisha Everette and Sharon Lewis, organized by our intern Makeeda! Register using this link. Bring a friendContinue reading “Racism as a Public Health issue: Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm”

Call us: 860-574-9006


Visit our office: 26 Broad Street, New London, CT 06320

Be sure to include PO Box 285 in mailings to FRESH