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Suffield hydroponic farm will grow 40 jobs

Patricia Daddona |

Four Season Farm LLC, a newly formed startup, will develop 10 acres of land in Suffield as a hydroponic farm, where the company plans to create 40 new jobs over the next two years.

CT weighs renewables, where to put them

Matt Pilon | 1

Connecticut environmental officials are juggling many balls in working toward an update of the state's comprehensive energy strategy, or CES.

Environmental Council concerned about farmland solar

Matt Pilon |

The state Council on Environmental Quality, an advisory agency, has added its voice to concerns about increasingly large solar farms taking up agricultural land.

4 CT farms net solar grants

Four Connecticut farms will divvy up $331,170 in federal USDA grants to help purchase solar arrays and efficiency upgrades for lighting and heating, members of Connecticut’s congressional...

CT Cabot farmers to open their doors Sunday

Matt Pilon |

Seven Connecticut dairy farms that are members of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative will open their doors to the public this Sunday as part of a broader event involving dozens of member farms in New...

Report: Marijuana cultivators are chronic power users

Matt Pilon | 2

A recent white paper from clean-energy research provider EQ Research recommends that state regulators and utilities work together on ways to lower power consumption at marijuana growing facilities.

Farmland preservation group hires outgoing senator

Wethersfield-based Working Lands Alliance said it has named Clark Chapin as project director.

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