MacArthur Genius, Urban Farmer Will Allen to address 30th Annual Meeting of New Haven Land Trust 6 p.m. Oct. 12

Oct 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Story

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MacArthur Genius Award winner and national figure in urban agriculture, community leader, son of sharecroppers, Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power, will be the keynote speaker at the New Haven Land Trust’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, Friday, Oct. 12 in New Haven.

Come join Mr. Allen, civic leaders, and food activists, and others celebrate the work of the New Haven Land Trust at Yale University Commons. Enjoy great conversation, a locally sourced seasonal dinner, and hear from a pioneer in the sustainable agriculture movement as he discusses food security, health, and urban farming in America’s changing landscape.

What: 30th Anniversary Celebration of the New Haven Land Trust
When: 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012
Where: Yale Commons, 168 Grove St., New Haven, CT, 06511
Cost: $125
Contact: Chris Randall, President, New Haven Land Trust, (203) 562-6655

Can be purchased at or send a check for the full amount to:

New Haven Land Trust
315 Peck Street
New Haven, CT 06513

(Please add “30th Anniversary Ticket”n in the memo line.)

The New Haven Land Trust is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to land conservation, environmental education and community gardening in New Haven.  The Trust currently maintains six preserves, close to 80 acres, with a variety of habitats: tidal wetlands, coastal upland forest and grassland, traprock ridge, riparian forest and fresh water wetlands.  In addition the Trust manages the Community Vegetable Garden Program, which provides land, technical assistance and supplies to 50 community vegetable gardens.  We transform vacant lots and derelict land into ecologically productive and community oriented venues to increase food security, to further land conservation, to facilitate environmental education, and to foster community development. Visit for more information.

For more information, contact: Chris Randall, President, New Haven Land Trust, (203) 562-6655

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