Rep. Dubitsky Applauds Department of Agriculture Grant for Brooklyn Elementary School

Posted on January 13, 2023


(HARTFORD)-  State Representative Doug Dubitsky (R-47) congratulates Brooklyn Elementary School Greenhouse Project for being honored with the CT Grown 4 Kids Grants by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. The Brooklyn Elementary School Greenhouse Project won the highly competitive grant from among 72 applications statewide. The grant is designed to help develop and enhance farm-to-school programs. It is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and is administered by the Connecticut Department of Education and the Connecticut Farm to School Collaborative.

“I want to thank the Connecticut Department of Agriculture and Commissioner Bryan Hurlburt, for recognizing the merits of Brooklyn’s project and providing this great opportunity to strengthen agriculture in the Town of Brooklyn,” said Dubitsky. “Giving children the opportunity to learn the importance of agriculture in every-day life will surely help the preservation of farming by the next generation. I congratulate the students and staff at Brooklyn Elementary School for developing this incredible project.” he concluded.

State Representative Doug Dubitsky proudly represents the 47th General Assembly District that includes the towns of Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Lisbon, Norwich, Plainfield, Scotland, and Sprague.