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Growing Non-Traditional Crops in Connecticut

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sponsored by the Agriculture Commissions of: Bozrah, Franklin, Lebanon,
Mansfield, and Tolland. Refreshments provided by the Lebanon EDC.

Ken Metz, Owner of Chatfield Hollow Farm
Cultivate gourmet mushrooms for commercial markets. Topics include growing room construction, management and
maintenance, substrate preparation, and inoculation techniques with cultivated and wild fungi. Learn the pros and cons of
cultivating mushrooms outdoors vs. indoors.
Jeff Wentzel, Founder of CT Hemp Industry Association & Chief Education Officer for US HempCare
Dylan Williams, Director of Farming Operations for US HempCare
Hemp Farming 101 – everything you need to know about growing industrial Hemp in CT along with Hemp Farming Q&A with

Lou Lipton, Pleasant View Farms
Lou Lipton of Pleasant View Farms, a fourth-generation family owned and operated business will talk about how his farm grows quality grain products.


March 28
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Lyman Memorial High School
Lebanon, CT 06249 United States + Google Map