Events and Workshops

Animal Integration & Silvopasture at Stratton Farm

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The town of New Milford is pleased to sponsor its first educational workshop series program at the town-owned Sullivan Farm for new and experiences local farmers, novice and seasoned gardeners and ranchers, as well as the general public who are interested in supporting local food producers and programs.
Speakers were selected for their extensive experience in local farm education organizations, farming businesses, and investment companies. There will be time reserved for Q&A at the end of each workshop. The last webinar series will be held on October 6, 2022 at 7pm. More info visit: or email

Pasture Walk

Pasture Walk Workshop - Click on the image to register for this event on Saturday, June 11th, from 1-4 PM.


Stone Hill Farm, Plainfield, CT
265 Gendron Rd, Plainfield, CT 06374
Contact: Sarah Cogswell, TLI Executive Director,
(508) 542-0434,

On Saturday June 11th, 2022 join The Livestock Institute, UConn Extension and NRCS at Stone Hill Farm to participate in a beef ultrasound demonstration and pasture walk. Our host and livestock producer Jennie Kapszukiewicz will describe her 100% grass-fed operation, what she looks for to determine harvest readiness in her animals and how pasture health and management leads to those decisions. UConn Ext. Livestock Specialist Joe Emenheiser will guide us through the basics of beef quality and yield, including key aspects of market cattle visual evaluation and an ultrasound demonstration. Jim Hyde (NRCS) will lead a pasture stick demonstration and discussion on bale grazing at Stone Hill Farm and more.

This work is part of a grant funded collaboration with TLI and UConn Ext. on meat quality and improved farm profitability. If you’re a livestock producer and would like to partner in this work, please contact Sarah at

Soil Trailer Tour

2022 SARE - Summer Soil Health