May 20, 2013 19:14
The morning begins with a special visit to Wakeman Town Farm by Lauren Scheuer, illustrator for American Girl and the author of her newly published novel, Once Upon a Flock. Lauren will treat guests to a free chicken keeping workshop and will be available to sign copies of her novel which will be for sale throughout the day.
May 17, 2013 8:50
Fairfield County has a surprising number of organic farm stands, including two new ones in Stamford and Wilton. Between the farmers’ markets and farm stands, it’s now easier than ever to find a local food source convenient to you. This guide will be updated throughout the summer to reflect late openings.
May 16, 2013 12:37
I consider dinners at any farm to be the ne plus ultra of local food experiences. Food is picked that day from the farm, then the chef and his team create a menu that lets the ingredients’ freshness and flavor shine. It’s an occasion you’ll likely never forget, so bringing good friends is highly recommended.
May 14, 2013 19:48
For years, Americans have demanded that foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be clearly labeled so we can make an informed decision about whether to eat them. Currently, making that choice is complicated, if not overwhelming, because most processed foods contain GMOs.
May 14, 2013 11:53
Lower Fairfield County residents will be among the first in the state to enjoy the bounty of our local farms as farmers’ markets open for the season over the next few weeks.
May 13, 2013 19:01
“If it’s not 100% organic, it’s not going on the menu!”
Those words were emphatically stated by the three people who joined together to launch Grass RXoots, an organic food and juice shop on Sound Beach Avenue in Greenwich. They call it an “underground movement,” mainly because word-of-mouth is the preferred marketing scheme to promote their business.