Sarah Bailey and volunteer at the Burgdorf garden in Hartford

Extension Volunteers

Volunteers share their knowledge and experience through Extension and expand our capacity to deliver programs in every city and town in Connecticut.

Marlene in greenhouse working with 4-H youth

Everything is research based. The greenhouse and garden are about teaching and getting people to grow in their own backyard."

Marlene Mayes, Master Gardener Volunteer


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$5.3 million

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