What We Do
We have every resource we need right here in Connecticut.
Get Involved
You have the power to end hunger in our communities
Donation Partners
Local Farmers! If you have surplus food that needs a home, we’ll take care of it.
Who We Are
Everyone deserves access to healthy food.
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Who We Are

Real Food CT is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded on the belief that everyone deserves access to healthy food. We are connecting local farms and hunger relief organizations in our region to eliminate hunger.

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What We Do

We run small farm Giving Gardens, train young farmer interns, collect surplus produce from local farms, and pay farmers up front for fresh produce for food pantries. We also run ongoing programs and events to support local agriculture and hunger relief organizations.

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Join a group of volunteers ready to grow and donate over 100,000 pounds of fresh produce to our neighbors in need in 2022. There are many ways to contribute, on and off the farm.

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Food Blog

Discover the very best in local food. Stay updated on how we can all make an ongoing impact to end hunger.

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Local Farmers:
Partner with Us

To the 30 farms in our area: You are the most important players in our local food system. Your work and efforts are invaluable. We have solutions to glean, collect, and purchase your harvest for delivery to local food pantries.

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We keep you connected to the best in local food, nutrition, education, gardening tips, and much more.


Real Food CT runs on the heart and soul of volunteers. Your donation will go toward the costs of our production operations, transportation of food donations, community education, young farmer interns, and the implementation of our Small Farm Model in underserved communities. Help us to build a sustainable food system that feeds everyone. Thank you!