Community Bulletin Board
- UNICO Scholarship Awards Dinner, May 28
- Post University partners with Masonicare
- Crosby H.S. in CT Innovation Exposition
- Award Winning Musical, Jersey Boys, at Palace
- CT Law Firm Joins Driver Safety Campaign
- Farm Viability Grant for Brass City Harvest
- State Grant to Revitalize Vacant Parcels
- Gallery Tour at Museum~ April 23
- Palace Theater Announces May Line-Up
- Rep. Cuevas appointed to M.O.R.E. Committee
- Annual Arts Show in Naugatuck
- Fulton Park Clean-up And Restoration April 21
Brass City Harvest
State Senator Joan V. Hartley (D-Waterbury) and Susan Pronovost, Executive Director of Brass City Harvest, today announced the Waterbury-based non-profit organization has been awarded a Farm Viability Grant from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Brass City Harvest promotes healthy eating and sustainable agriculture, particularly within low income, high risk local neighborhoods.
Photographs By Kevin Zak
Four and five-year old children from Woodrow Wilson Elementary School visited Brass City Market on Field Street yesterday to participate in a nutrition program sponsored by Brass City Harvest, a Waterbury based 501(c)(3) organization committed to supporting local neighborhoods by sponsoring sustainable agriculture programs, farmers markets, education and homeless outreach. Nutritionist, Nicole Theriault spoke with the children about good eating habits, and they enjoyed fruit and yogurt parfaits made with ingredients from local farms.
South End Greenhouse on Mill Street
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Connecticut in Waterbury has announced a pilot learning-service project in conjunction with Waterbury's Brass cIty Harvest, beginning in March 2013. From Seeds to Planting to Harvest to Table: The Greening of Waterbury, lead by Nunzio DeFilippis, will be offered to OLLI members from March 5 to September 17, 2013.
The ceremonial opening of the community gardens at the South End Neighborhood Greenhouse at 324 Mill Street was held on June 3rd. Loyola Development Corporation was instrumental in getting this lot approved for a greenhouse and community garden, which opened in March of 2012.
AmeriCorps3, AmeriCorps4:Back in the fall, NVCC AmeriCorps members helped close Fulton Farm for the winter.