“To encourage self-sufficiency and healthy lifestyle choices for low-income, at-risk populations through collaborative partnerships, supportive services and a sustainable community food system.”
Brass City Harvest News:
Mother's Day Plant Sale at the Market on Field
Remember Mom on her special day and benefit Brass City Harvest by purchasing your Spring plants and flowers at our Market on Field - Saturday, May 11th!
Happy Easter — South End Community Greenhouse hosts Easter egg hunt and breakfast.
Thanks to the Prospect/Beacon Falls Girl Scout Troop 64538 for their help with the Easter egg hunt.
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Planting Workshop Change — Due to limited access to our greenhouse, the March planting workshop will be rescheduled to April. Check back here for details as they become available.
Live Like a Locavore Event was another success for the Market on Field — Healthy Frittata - Held Saturday, March 23rd, featured Frittata and spring salad - along with a healthy dose of nutrition information.
Community Supported Agriculture shares available now for the 2013 growing season. Learn how to get your weekly "harvest in a box" by clicking HERE
Want to help us to help those in need? Check out our 2013 Brass City Harvest Wish List HERE
Food, Education and Fun! — Live Like a Locavore Session One held on January 19th a great time for all participants:
Market on Field - Saturday's Grand Opening brings healthy, farm-fresh Connecticut products to downtown with Waterbury's first year-round indoor market.
Our new year-round indoor farmers' market is now open! For a detailed list of vendors and more information about our Grand Opening, please see our Markets page.
Selfless Acts of Kindness to benefit homeless population and Brass City Harvest:
Donation: To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Forest Park neighborhood block party in Southbury, Brass City Harvest received a donation of $ 200 to continue our work with Waterbury's most needy.
Sandwich Brigade: On the day before hurricane Sandy is due to hit Connecticut, Luke Therault and Chris Ruppett
organized a sandwich brigade for Brass City Harvest to bring to our unsheltered clients.
(Above) Ten young people from Sacred Heart Church participate after the 9:00 service to make sandwiches for the homeless. The group plans to continue this project on a bi-monthly basis
Sacred Heart Church of Southbury parishioner makes a difference in the lives of Waterbury's homeless.
Kaitlyn Hirschfield hands out a gift card to a homeless individual as part of a Girl Scout project where she collected gift cards and supplies for the homeless. For more on this story, please see our Outreach page.
Brass City Harvest outreach featured in Waterbury newspaper. Read about our outreach services and the people served here.
AmeriCorps volunteers, from the Naugatuck Valley Community Chapter, help Brass City Harvest at Hill Street Greenhouse