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  • Sustainne Is Uniting, Nurturing and Growing a Community Dedicated to Sustainable Living

    Nov 3, 2017 6:47

    Sustainne Is Uniting, Nurturing and Growing a Community Dedicated to Sustainable Living


    Dreams do come true. My journey towards the realization of a sustainable living destination for Connecticut has been filled with stumbles, wrong turns, disappointments, delays, setbacks and even discouragement at times. It’s clear that I could not have done this alone.

     
  • 30 Reasons to Shop the Downtown Fairfield Farmers Market

    Jun 1, 2017 9:36

    30 Reasons to Shop the Downtown Fairfield Farmers Market


    Sundays in downtown Fairfield are about to become even more fun, and delicious. The Downtown Fairfield Farmers Market returns for its second season starting Sunday, June 11. Head to the historic Sherman Green each Sunday between 10 and 2, rain or shine, until Oct 1 to do your weekly shopping. Bring the whole family so they can choose what they love, and the selection is pretty incredible.

     
  • Ranch to Host Farm Dinner and Tour in Support of CT NOFA

    May 31, 2017 17:52

    Ranch to Host Farm Dinner and Tour in Support of CT NOFA


    On Saturday June 10th, Heritage Homestead at 3B Ranch hosts a seasonal farm dinner and ranch tour on 80 acres of rolling farmlands in Northford. The tour kicks off the evening complete with stunning views, roaming buffalo, grass-fed cattle, goats and swine, along with a history of the farm and a chance to learn from a leader in “humanely raised” livestock and grower of Certified Organic fruits and vegetables.

     
  • Food Fraud: Are We Getting What We Pay For?

    Apr 28, 2017 18:07

    Food Fraud: Are We Getting What We Pay For?


    Food fraud—tampering, diluting, mislabeling, substituting, or misrepresenting food, ingredients, or packaging for the sole intent of financial gain—is pervasive and widespread. Remember when horse meat was detected a few years ago in what was thought to be hamburger in the UK and Ireland? This was not the first—nor the last—incident of food fraud. Fooling the consumer with a little bait and switch has been going on for thousands of years.

     
  • 2017 Guide to Fairfield County Farmers Markets

    Apr 24, 2017 19:00

    2017 Guide to Fairfield County Farmers Markets


    Fairfield County Farmers Markets are open for the season! Use our guide to find a market near you!

     
  • Eliminating Food Waste: Changing Cultural Norms to Solve an Age Old Dilemma

    Apr 20, 2017 4:31

    Eliminating Food Waste: Changing Cultural Norms to Solve an Age Old Dilemma


    In honor of Earth Day, Perrot Memorial Library presents a food waste talk with Greenwich resident Thomas McQuillan, Director of Sustainability at Baldor Foods, one of the largest produce distributors in the northeast.

     
 

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