Fairfield County

group of people in vegetable garden

Fairfield office building

Edith Valiquette

Fairfield County 4-H Educator

67 Stony Hill Road

Bethel, CT, 06801-8440

edith.valiquette@uconn.edu

(203) 207-8440

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Calendar

April 23: UConn STEM Day CSI Storrs

April 27: FC 4-H Volunteer and Teen Leader Dinner

April 30: UConn Junior STEM Day

May 1: FC 4-H Awards applications including the CT Recognition Form are due in the County office

May 4: Development Committee Awards Selection Meeting starting 4pm

May 7: 4-H New England Dog Clinic

May 13: First Fairboard Meeting

May 14: UConn 4-H Equine Activities Day

May 14: Expressive Arts Day

May 16: Teen Council Applications due to Ede

April 19: Citizenship Day

June  :  Recognition Night

June 12: FC 4-H Dog Show

September 23 : Record Books due

September 28 : Development Committee Record Book Evaluation

October 22: 4-H Fair @ CT's Beardsley Zoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fairfield County 4-H Dog Show Book

 

Dog Show 2022 Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-H Fair

4-H Fair

Fairfield County 4-H Fair is in October at CT's Beardsley Zoo.  Our teen Fairboard does a great job of planning a fun day from a large group activity to good goofy fun at the end of the day.  While youth participate in workshops their projects are being judged in the exhibit hall.

 

2021 Fairfield County 4-H Fair Book with our supporters

Fairfield County 4-H Supporters 2022

First Fairboard Meeting May 13

Join the Fairboard!! Meeting Friday, May 13, 6PM

Big Y Cafeteria by the Bakery Dept.

83 Stony Hill Rd., Bethel

  • The Fair will be October 22 at CT’s Beardsley Zoo
  • Fair Board members must be at least 13 years of age as of Jan 1, 2022.
  • Meetings are held monthly from May to November
  • Members must commit to attend 5 of the 7 meetings.
  • It is suggested that members have attended a Fair
  • Email Ede if you would like to join- edith.valiquette@uconn.edu

Fairfield County 4-H Grows True Leaders

youth with vegetables they raised at the food pantry

Throughout the summer, 20 youth in the 4-H Community Garden Club have managed a one-acre garden in New Milford. They were led by leaders Anna Loor and her daughter Amira. Each youth worked eight hours every week at the garden and during 4-H time, learned the principles of seeding, planting, weeding, harvesting and garden pests. Read more.