Connecticut's Countryside


      In 2020, Coventry partnered with the towns of Bolton, Mansfield, and Tolland, to create a regional economic vitality plan. This plan has six themes: agriculture, culture & entertainment, higher education, outdoor recreation, small business & entrepreneurship, and visibility & marketing. In each theme there is a set of ideas that when implemented would grow the whole region's economy. 

      Several projects have been undertaken, such as a regional logo: Connecticut's Countryside. This logo was created by DKA Marketing and was selected due to community input from a survey that was conducted in October 2022. Together the towns seek to build on this progress and work together in the coming years.

4-Town Economic Vitality Plan

Steering Committee

      Connecticut's Countryside Steering Committee meets once a month so staff can update the committee on the work being done. These meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month at 2p.m. via Zoom. 

Meeting Dates

  • March 15, 2023            
  • April 19, 2023
  • May 17, 2023
  • June 21, 2023
  • July 19, 2023
  • August 16, 2023
  • September 20, 2023
  • October 18, 2023
  • November 15, 2023
  • December 20, 2023

Alert: Earth Day 2023!

Connecticut’s Countryside towns are holding Earth Day events on April 22, 2023. Come join Coventry in celebrating Earth Day in the outdoors. 

  • Creaser Park, Case Road - 11am to 2pm – Guided nature hike
  • Master Gardner seed planting activity
  • Adopt a Road sign ups (safety vest and equipment give away)
  • Off-site roadside cleanup on Daly Road
  • Tree dedication ceremony
  • Tree talk with Town Tree Warden



Summit 2023

    On January 30, 2023, in Coventry, a regional summit was held at Patriot's Park Lodge to discuss the work that is being done to administer the regional economic vitality plan. Attendees broke out in discussion groups and provided critical feedback and guidance for next steps moving forward. 

Connecticut's Countryside Partners

Coventry Arts Guild
bolton town logo
Windham County Chamber of Commerce
Small Business
Mansfield charter oak logo
UConn seal
tolland town logo