Earth Day 2021!

Happy Earth Day! Since this year’s theme is Restore Our Earth, regenerative agriculture is a key discussion topic. But what happens when centuries old practices become trendy and white-washed? We wanted to uplift two articles that focus on Black and Indigenous farmers who have been at the forefront of regenerative agriculture. Decolonizing Regenerative Agriculture: AnContinue reading “Earth Day 2021!”

Early Spring Plant Sale: What’s for sale?

FRESH is hosting the Early Spring Plant sale this Saturday, April 24th from 10-12. Please sign up for a shopping time here. Below is a list of the crops we will have for sale! Kale:  WinterBor Showing the best cold hardiness and the richest blue-green color. Curled leaves are highly ruffled with good mild flavor,Continue reading “Early Spring Plant Sale: What’s for sale?”

Housing Equity Panel hosted by HIC: Wednesday, April 28

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. The third panel about Housing Equity is on Wednesday, April 28th @ 7pm and features multiple panelists, organized by our intern Makeeda! Please register using this link. Bring a friend and we’llContinue reading “Housing Equity Panel hosted by HIC: Wednesday, April 28”

Annual Spring Plant Sale: April 24th!

Save the date for our annual spring plant sale! We will be selling locally and organically grown plant sprouts at our Mercer St garden on Saturday, April 24th from 10am until noon. Sign up HERE for your shopping time. For everyone’s safety, we will be limiting the number of shoppers to 20 at a time. AllContinue reading “Annual Spring Plant Sale: April 24th!”

Saturday Work Days Begin April 10th!

We will be hosting regular volunteer work days starting this Saturday, April 10th from 10am-12pm at Mercer St. Sign up to volunteer with us this weekend here. We will be seeding, building beds and preparing for our spring plant sale. Must wear a mask and maintain safe distancing for public health and safety! Location mayContinue reading “Saturday Work Days Begin April 10th!”

¿Qué está pasando en FRESH? What’s Happening at FRESH?

Para registrarte para una parcela, haz un clic aquí. Disponibles en los jardines de Mercer St, MacDonald Park y Ledyard St. Para registrarte para las cajas de comida, haz un clic aquí. Si vivas en New London y está una parte de una familia de ingresos bajos, puedes calificar para tarifa reducida- haz un clicContinue reading “¿Qué está pasando en FRESH? What’s Happening at FRESH?”

This Wednesday at 7! Education Equity Panel hosted by HIC

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. The second panel about Education Equity is on March 24 @ 7pm and features multiple panelists, organized by our intern Makeeda! Please register using this link. Bring a friend and we’ll seeContinue reading “This Wednesday at 7! Education Equity Panel hosted by HIC”

FRESH is hiring a Farm and Project Manager!

Apply here! Overview FRESH New London builds momentum for food system change through local agriculture and youth empowerment in New London, CT. We use food to connect to the community, engage in self- and community healing, encourage leadership, inspire stewardship and incite change. Our work spans three different program areas that are strongest when theyContinue reading “FRESH is hiring a Farm and Project Manager!”