KNOX Urban Farming Program

Contact information
Farm Address:
75 Laurel Street
Hartford, Connecticut, 06106

Primary Contact: James Dombroski
Secondary Contact: Ally Gelinas

Primary Phone:
    Number: 8609517694ex18

Secondary Phone
    Number: 8609517694ex14



Internship information
General Farm Description: We have in ground growing, raised beds, greenhouses, hydroponics, microgreens, edible flowers and much more!

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 03/06/2023
Internship Ends: n/a
Number of Internship Available: 12
Application Deadline: 02/10/2023
Minimum Length of Stay: n/a

Internship Details:

The Urban Farming Program supports Hartford residents on a phased path to an independent farming career through equitable access to growing spaces, knowledge, and equipment.

This 3 year program offers both in-class and hands-on training and education on multiple sustainable farming techniques including hydroponics and aeroponics, small plot intensive, containerized, and hot house. Participants grow food for sale to local organizations and for use in their own businesses.

Upon completion participants will run an entrepreneurial farm-based business, a part-time project selling value-added products, or employment for an established agricultural business.

In addition to joining the KNOX Alumni Farmers, a network of opportunities for collaboration and business growth.

Educational Opportunities: Throughout entire program

Skills Desired: Must be a resident of Hartford at the time the program begins. Must be 18 years of age or older. Should not currently be involved in a farming or food based business. Members of a Co-Op are not eligible to apply. Must be able to read and write in English. Must be able to attend all program classes and team meetings.

Meals: Occasionally

Stipend: Free Program

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: Email