FRESH New London builds momentum for food system change through local agriculture and youth empowerment. We use food to connect the community, encourage stewardship, inspire leadership, and incite change.  

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New London County Youth:  Join our Summer Crew Program! 

FRESH 2013 Youth Crew

Members of the Summer 2013 FRESH Youth Crew pose for a picture after presenting their speeches at the Youth Showcase on Aug. 16, 2013 at the FRESH Community Garden Center in New London.

High school students (entering 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grades in the fall) are eligible to learn practical agriculture and professional skills, and earn a stipend, as part of our youth crew.

Each crew session is 60 hours with work on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.
Click here for more information.

Applications are due June 15th.


Sunny days, warm weather, growing seedlings, it’s that time of year again.
Time to plant out the FRESH Farm. And we need your help!

Bring the whole family to dig in and fill the fields with greens, tomato plants, eggplant starts, cabbages and more.

Volunteers of all ages work together to grow food at the FRESH Farm. The food is sold or given to support people around New London County through schools, the FRESH Mobile

Market and through the emergency food system.
Connect with land, work with folks from the community and be an active part of food system change! In other words, GET FRESH!

Every Saturday in June, 9am-1pm at the FRESH Farm
at the Waterford Country School in Quaker Hill.  Click HERE to sign up!

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Together we can build and sustain a healthy and just food system; we will exercise our collective power to establish community food security in Connecticut, and take part in the global movement for food justice.

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