The Mission of the Connecticut Farm Energy Program is to provide technical assistance to AG producers and increase awareness about energy conservation & efficiency while promoting alternative & renewable forms of energy on Connecticut Farms.

Connecticut Farm Energy Events

2014-2015 On Farm Energy Education Days & Tours - Details Coming Soon! The first tour will take place in October 2014 and the second tour will be held in April 2015. Check back for more details soon.

2013/2014 Connecticut Farm Energy Grant Assistance Workshops from December 5, 2013 - January 16, 2014. Workshop Postcard (pdf)

CT Farm Energy 2013-2014 Farm Energy Workshops

Connecticut Farm Energy Program (CFEP)
is a program that is supported in collaboration with Eastern Connecticut Resource Conservation & Development Area, Inc. (RC&D) and the USDA Rural Development.

CFEP aims to provide information as it pertains to energy
and agriculture in Connecticut through the CFEP website,
email updates, publications, workshops and events it
hosts and participates in.

CFEP serves as a resource of information on energy in
relation to grant opportunities, loans, audits, educational
opportunities and events for AG producers & AG based
small business located in Connecticut.

CFEP provides technical assistance in the form of grant
writing to eligible Connecticut Ag producers & Ag based
small business in applying for USDA – Rural Development
REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) Grants. REAP
Grants which are part of the Farm Bill, provide assistance
to those who are eligible with Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy projects.

Partners

Eastern CT RC&D Area, Inc.

USDA- Rural Development

CT Farm Energy BMP Guide - 2nd Edition 2014 (pdf)

CT Farm Energy BMP Guide - 1st Edition (pdf)

If you would like to receive a printed copy of the new BMP guide please contact our office and we can mail you a copy.

 

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Upcoming Events/News

 

CT Farm Energy Survey Report (pdf) - Conducted by the CT Farm Energy Program in conjunction with funding in part by matching funds from the CT Department of Agriculture through the Community Investment Act, 05-228.

 

CT Farm Energy BMP Guide - 2nd Edition 2014 (pdf)