The Heart of the Vita Health & Wellness District

The Farm had another banner season of healthy crops, weather & eager volunteers!

The farm had over 700 volunteers from corporations, schools and other groups in the community. We harvested over two tons of organic fruits, herbs and 100 varieties of vegetables, including 12 different types of peppers, grown to the delight of our culturally diverse community. Also, the farm donated 1,000+ pounds to local food pantries and nonprofits. Through ongoing efforts with our compost initiative, the farm has diverted over 5,000 pounds of waste from landfills. The farm hosted gardening and health classes, seasonal events and multiple educational groups.

Be sure to get your boots ready and link to us on Facebook for the 2018 Spring Season!

About Fairgate Farm

Fairgate Farm – volunteer-powered, thriving and socially responsible – is at the heart of the Vita Health & Wellness District, which is focused on reducing health disparities.

We supply healthy, safe and locally grown fruit and vegetables to our community and nonprofit agencies. We offer a busy calendar of special events, including nutrition, cooking and gardening education programs throughout the spring and summer.

Fairgate Farm romaine seedlings


Media Coverage

Urban Institute Case Study

Urban Institute Case Study

The Vita Health & Wellness District is a one-mile corridor in Stamford, Connecticut, that has positioned itself as a “health-themed neighborhood,” offering mixed-income housing, health care services, community farming, early childhood education programming, and supportive…

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Fairgate Farm featured in Stamford Advocate

Stamford Garden Grows Community Ties

Fairgate Farm — founded in 2011 as a partnership between the city’s housing authority, Stamford Hospital and the Boys & Girls Club — has more changes afoot than just the growing season. Farm coordinator Maxon…

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Fairgate Farm 129 Stillwater Avenue Stamford, CT 06902