Join Us for WLA's Annual Meeting and Luncheon!

Please join the Working Lands Alliance for our Annual Meeting and Luncheon, which will be held on Wednesday, November 13th from        12 pm to 2 pm in the Old Judiciary Room at the State Capitol in Hartford.

This year's theme will be "Celebrating 35 Years of Farmland Preservation in Connecticut", in honor of the 35th anniversary of CT's Farmland Preservation Program. This program was created in 1978 and was one of the first programs of its kind in the country.

Enjoy CT-grown fare and help us honor the legislators, individuals and organizations who have been instrumental in farmland preservation efforts this year. In addition to our Farmland Preservation Pathfinder awards (awardees to be announced), we will also be honoring Joseph Dippel of the CT Department of Agriculture with a Special Recognition Award for his outstanding and longtime service to Connecticut's Farmland Preservation Program.

Guest Speakers:
Mary Goodhouse, First Director of Connecticut's Farmland Preservation Program
Brandon Smith, Cushman Farms

Legislator Awards:
Representative Linda Gentile
104th Assembly District - Ansonia and Derby
Representative Arthur O'Neill
69th Assembly District - Bridgewater, Roxbury, Southbury, and Washington

Special Recognition Award:
Joseph Dippel, CT Department of Agriculture

Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased at the link below or at the door. If you have questions or to RSVP (only if you plan to pay at the door), please email Lisa Bassani at or call 860-683-4230.

This event is generously sponsored by:  

Working Lands Alliance 
A Project of American Farmland Trust
775 Bloomfield Ave 
Windsor, CT 06096



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