FS-Implementation Projects

2017 CRCOG Regional Sustainability Award Winner!

For the second year in a row, the Town of Coventry has received CRCOG’s Regional Sustainability Award–this time for its exemplary stewardship of the Coventry Farmers’ Market, a flagship regional destination and the only municipally-owned farmers’ market in the state. Since taking the helm in 2015, the Town has creatively managed and expanded the 22-week, ‘country-fair-type’ venue to maximize the market’s economic development opportunities as well as to provide local and regional small business and agricultural support. Success to date […]

Hartford Mobile Market

The Hartford Mobile Market aims to address the lack of access to affordable and high quality produce in many Hartford neighborhoods. It is a year-round mobile produce market for targeted low-income neighborhoods, bringing fresh fruits and vegetables into areas with limited healthy food access. In addition to providing a source of locally and regionally grown produce for underserved communities, the Hartford Mobile Market also provides a new market for local farmers since the majority of the products sold over […]