Assist New Milford in protecting and preserving our surviving farmlands

UConn Extension Grant-Funded Contract position opportunity

UConn Extension Grant-Funded Contract position opportunity, apply by Feb. 26, 2021

UConn Extension is actively seeking to contract with an expert to coordinate and lead learning events over 3 years (2021-2024) for urban farmers in Bridgeport, Hartford, and New Haven. By deepening skills through knowledge sharing and immersive day-long events, our vision is to build a network of urban farmers and urban agriculture service providers within and between Connecticut’s urban centers. 
This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who is passionate about the interconnected issues of food, health, land, equity, and justice, dependable, enjoys connecting and working with people with diverse backgrounds, and demonstrates an array of skills and knowledge related to both urban farming and event organization.  

This is a grant-funded opportunity. UConn will contract an individual/entity for urban farming training services for one year, with opportunity for renewal in 2022 and 2023 based on performance. Proposals accepted until February 26, 2021. For more information, including the full RFP, please contact Jiff Martin at