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Welcome to Working Lands Alliance
The Working Lands Alliance (WLA) is a broad-based statewide coalition that, through "fierce cooperation," champions policy and education initiatives to protect Connecticut's productive farmland and advance agricultural viability. Become a member today!
Join WLA for a Pizzapalooza!
Join WLA for our spring event, "Dough for Dough: A Pizzapalooza to Benefit the Working Lands Alliance". This fun and casual (and kid-friendly!) event will feature the Big Green Truck Pizza and bluegrass music by Five in the Chamber. The event proceeds will support WLA's efforts to protect CT's productive farmland.
When: Thursday, May 16th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Common Ground, 358 Springside Ave, New Haven, CT
Tickets: $25/adult $10/child (ages 5 to 12) Children under 5 are free
Thank you to our event sponsors!
WLA Hosts Governor Malloy for Annual Ice Cream Breakfast
On May 14th, 2013, WLA hosted Governor Dannel Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman for our annual Ice Cream Breakfast at the Capitol. The event was an opportunity to thank the Governor, Lt. Governor and leadership in the legislature for their support of farmland preservation issues, and to showcase the outstanding dairy products made right here in CT. WLA extends a big thanks to Arethusa Farm, Farmer's Cow, and UConn Dairy for providing their delicious ice cream for this special breakfast with the Governor!
WLA Welcomes New Project Director
In February 2013, Lisa Bassani joined the Working Lands Alliance as its new Project Director. In this role, she will direct all aspects of WLA's efforts to protect Connecticut's productive farmland. Lisa brings to WLA an extensive background in land conservation, having held positions at The Trust for Public Land, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the National Park Service. Read more about Lisa here.
Working Lands Alliance Holds Their 12th Annual Meeting and Luncheon
On Wednesday, November 14th, Working Lands Alliance held their 12th Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the state capitol building. Keynote speakers, Commissioner Steven Reviczky and Allyn Brown spoke about the accomplishments of the Governor's Council for Agricultural Development and the future of agriculture in Connecticut. Legislative Awards were presented to Representative Clark Chapin and Representative Bryan Hurlburt, both champions for farmland preservation. And a special Agricultural Leadership Award was presented to Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Working Lands Alliance presented their 2013 legislative agenda and thanked the more than 200 supporters and members who have made their work possible.
WLA thanks our 2012 Annual members: WLA%20Supporters%202012
A Vision for Connecticut Agriculture
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