Recent updates to grant funding in light of COVID
The commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month.
The commission is comprised of 7 members and 3 alternate members to be appointed by the chief executive officer of the municipality. The term of office is 4 years.
Recording of the Meetings
Goals & Responsibilities
Farm Land Preservation - The compilation of a document entitled Open Space and Farmland Preservation in Enfield that outlines an open space planning program, advocacy of Farmland Preservation Bill 1041.
Information for Enfield Farm Owners and Agricultural Land Owners
The State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture offers assistance to Connecticut Farm Owners through The Farmland Preservation Program and Community Farmland Preservation Program. These help to ensure the lands remain protected and available only for agricultural use. The main objective of these programs is to help these lands remain an important part of the state's economy. For more information please click on the link below.
The State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture offers a Grant to assist Farm Owners through the Farmland Restoration Program (FLRP). This program was made possible by Public Act 11-1 and is a voluntary program with the main objective of increasing food and fiber production in Connecticut through restoring lands into active agricultural production with prime farmland soils. For more information please click on the link below.
2020 Agricultural Summit Presentation Documents
- Grants: Not as “FAR” away as you may think!
- Small Poultry Enterprise Management
- Management Strategies for a Changing Climate 2020
- Climate Change: Impacts and Adaptation Strategies for CT Agricultural
- Growing Hemp in CT: What we learned from 2019 Field Season
- Farm Exemptions, Regulations and Permits