Ever wondered when was the right time to prune a tree? Want to learn how to identify, treat, and prevent damages or injuries to trees? Interested in learning more about Hartford’s tree diversity? Come join us for KNOX’s 2016 Tree Tenders Workshops where you will learn from experts how to maintain and nurture your neighborhood […]

Join orchardist Peter Montgomery at the Earle Street Community Garden to learn basic skills in fruit tree pruning and maintenance. Peter will share best practices for encouraging productive and healthy trees, as well as insights into the history of fruit trees in Connecticut and the East Coast. Stay afterwards for a potluck cookout at the […]

KNOX is hosting a youth job training open house on Thursday to recruit Hartford residents, ages 17 – 24, for a job training program. Stop by the office from 9 am – 12 pm noon to learn more. Seeking young adults interested in learning: Landscaping Horticulture Greenhouse management Life skills training including GED classes, OSHA and […]

This event has been postponed. New date TBA! Spread the light of peace in the neighborhood! Promote nourishment and unity through positive community building at the Mt. Moriah/Earle Street Community Garden. We join you to celebrate the community with KNOX. Music & Entertainment – DJ Hakim Food – Cookout potluck style, Pizza from the cobb […]

Relax after work with FREE yoga inside KNOX’s greenhouse at 75 Laurel St in Hartford. Parking is available in both the dirt lot and the paved parking lot. This is our fifth and final event as part of a yoga and mindfulness series with KNOX & Aetna. – Special greenhouse yoga session led by Stephanie Giacco, […]

Shop local this Thanksgiving at the 7th Annual Harvest Market. Fresh veggies, bread, homemade gifts and more from local vendors. Arts & Crafts for the kids. Food trucks for lunch. Support Hartford. SNAP/EBT accepted. Live music. Make new friends! VENDORS: Round Hill Alpacas Easy Pickin’s Orchard Gresczyk Farms Sweet Acre Farm CT Valley Farms Let’s […]

Free Training for Beginning Farmers held in partnership with UCONN. Trainer – Ted LeBow of Kitchen Table Consultants Ted’s two passions are financial sustainability and growing entrepreneurs and their teams. He is driven to help entrepreneurs to understand HOW they make a profit, not how much profit they make. He has worked with hundreds of small business […]

Join us for the kick-off of the 2018 Greater Hartford Green Team Season. LOCATION: KNOX Greenhouse 75 Laurel St Hartford, CT 06106 VOLUNTEER: – Transplant 3,000 seedlings in the KNOX greenhouse. – Share breakfast and lunch with other volunteers. – Work to the sounds of a local DJ. – Connect with the green community. E-mail […]

Free Training for Beginning Farmers held in partnership with UCONN. Trainer – Allyson Angelini & Keith Padin, farmer/owners, Full Heart Farm Allyson has a degree in Agriculture Education from UMass Amherst and has worked on dozens of farms in New England and Italy during the past decade.  In 2012, she purchased Full Heart Farm in Ledyard, CT, […]

  Volunteers needed! Join the Greater Hartford Green Team in the clean-up of Parker Memorial Community Center. Breakfast and lunch provided. Tasks include: Weeding flower beds Raking mulch Aerating grass General clean-up E-mail nicolaa@knoxhartford.org and let her know you’re coming! The Greater Hartford Green Team meets (usually) the third Saturday of each month from March Through […]