Local Chapters

Hartford, CT

This local chapter is located in/near Hartford, CT.
To contact/join this chapter, please see the contact info on the left.

To learn a little bit more about this Chapter and it's history, click here for an interview with co-leaders Kris McCue and Mark Cegielski.

Chapter Benefits & Projects: 
  • Mineral Depot
    - Take advantage of sharing reduced bulk shipping rates, and splitting bulk items for less than individual sized pkgs
  • Fedco Co-op
    - Reduced prices on bulk orders, BFA members receive highest discount level, non members can also participate and save
  • Monthly Chapter Meetings
    - Gatherings held 1-2x per month in locations within Hartford County
    - Speakers educate on a variety of soil-health and food-health topics
    - Network with fellow regenerative farmers and gardeners
    - Meet local growers of regeneratively grown foods
  • Soil Testing Assistance
    - BFA offers special rate on soil testing via Logan Labs in Ohio
    - Support for interpreting soil test results and sourcing amendments, referrals to soil consultants
  • Food Co-op
    - Co-leaders Kris and Mark have been coordinators of a local organic food co-op for many years helping farmers make direct connections with consumers. We are enthusiastic to help others form new food co-operatives and buying clubs.
  • Discounts
    - BFA members get discounts for BFA-sponsored events and classes, soil and health books, and more
  • Sharing Resources
    - In progress is a lending library of books, magazines and dvd's related to bionutrient growing, soil health, minerals, soil testing, and more
Chapter Outreach
  • Grower and Consumer Education
    - Speakers at our monthly meetings address a variety of topics related to soil health, biological growing, and the importance of minerals to crop-health and human-health
  • Host discussions on food quality
  • Food quality research
    - Learn to use a refractometer to test food quality
  • Networking with Allied Organizations
    - Tour of farms practicing regenerative farming and remineralizing
    - Classes in growing and harvesting nutrient dense foods
    - Build relationships with local farmerʼs markets and organizations focused on the correlation between food-quality and human health-quality such as the Weston A. Price Foundation
Upcoming Events & Meetings: 

We hold regularly scheduled meetings and events. To see the latest, check us out at http://bfa.regenerativeag.net/CT/.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 1:00-5:00pm
at Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road, Granby, CT  [ map ]
Join us for a talk about Soil, Plant and Human Health Effects of Glyphosate - with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at MIT, and Dr. Don M. Huber, Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology, Purdue University
For more information about and to register for this enlightening talk, go to http://tiosn.com/event/dr-don-huber-and-dr-stephanie-seneff-discuss-glyp...
Registration is a must as seating is limited!

Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 7:00-8:30pm
at Simsbury Library, Program Room #2, 725 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT  [ map ]
The Role of Soil Fungi in Resilient, Regenerative Agriculture by Melody Wright of Pleasant Valley Botanicals

We also have a YouTube channel that we are populating with valuable information and workshop excerpts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8A7jrDaMQZxbjZTW60lcvg.