Purchasing local food to support our community.

Farm To Neighbors

There are more than 400,000 people in Connecticut experiencing hunger so we’re purchasing locally grown products from established, emerging, and socially disadvantaged farms to supply our neighbors with healthy food and support statewide agriculture.


Program Benefits

Access to Nutritious Food

Support State Economy

Develop Local Economy

Culturally Connected Foods


How It Works

Established Farms

Connecticut’s agriculture industry is a key part of our state’s identity. By tightening our ties with established farms we can provide more nutritious food, reduce food waste and stimulate the economy.

Emerging Farms

Small-scale farmers across Connecticut are providing for their communities every day. Emerging farms help us keep products fresh, provide culturally connected foods, and reduce fuel costs.

Purchased products are transported throughout our charitable food network in a variety of ways. Bulk quantities of food pass through Connecticut Foodshare’s warehouse and are distributed to our partner programs through their normal ordering process. Smaller quantities of food can be transported directly to partner programs either by the farm, the pantry, or a Connecticut Foodshare volunteer using Feeding America’s MealConnect platform.


Apply Now

Name of Farm
Street Address
City / Town
ZIP Code
Contact First Name
Contact Last Name
Contact Email Address
Contact Phone Number
Are you a BIPOC farmer?


What Connecticut grown or produced products do you offer?








If you grow vegetables, what types:
If you grow fruits, what types:
Estimated annual quantities or pounds for each item:
Do you the capability to deliver products?


Additional Questions or Comments:
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Get In Touch

To learn more about Connecticut Foodshare or the Farm To Neighbors program, please contact farmtoneighbors@ctfoodshare.org.


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