The Connecticut food community is comprised of small and independently owned businesses, non-profit organizations, state supported programs and agencies, Universities and municipalities. The individuals and initiatives who make up the Connecticut food community are: chefs, artisans, farmers, educators, scientist, school and community gardeners, legislators, philanthropist, academics and food justice advocates. Additionally, initiatives that preserve the habitats and eco-systems in which wild and cultivated foods can grow and thrive play a critical role.
CONNECTICUT FOOD community
Kernza roots compared to wheat. Kernza is a perennial grain that protects soil from erosion and improves soil structure. Photo courtesy Jim Richardson and The Land Institute.