Wells Hill Farm Opens to the Public

GC open days

Weston’s Wells Hill Farm will open to the public as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program on August 13th, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door for $7 per person. Children 12 and under are free. The Garden Conservancy saves and shares outstanding American gardens for the education and inspiration of the public.

Seed Library Helps Gardeners Grow

Come Grow With Us

New Canaan Library invites you to grow with them at their seed lending library. The idea is simple—borrow seeds from the library (don’t worry– there won’t be any fines), let some of the plants go to seed, and bring the next generation of seeds back to the library.

CT NOFA Winter Conference Opens for Registration

CT NOFA’s 33rd Annual Winter Conference will be held on Saturday, March 7th (snow date March 8th). Hear keynote speaker Dr. Kristine Nichols of the Rodale Institute discuss the future of sustainable farming, attend a wide variety of workshops and panel discussions, meet and shop from more than 60 exhibitors and vendors, network over lunch, celebrate local food, participate in the raffle, and more.

Cannon Grange Invites All to Real Old-Fashioned Agricultural Fair

Cannon Grange No. 152 celebrates its 82nd Annual Agricultural Fair on Sunday, August 24 at the Grange Hall grounds, 25 Cannon Road, Wilton, Conn., 10am-4pm, rain or shine.

Adults and children alike are invited to participate in the juried contests where ribbons are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention placing.

10 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

August arrives tomorrow, yet we are far from ready to say goodbye to summer’s long, hot days. It’s the perfect time to revisit summer bucket lists, or write new ones, to ensure we make the most of the beautiful weather and create memories that will sustain us through the cold winter ahead.

Westport Chicken Coop Tour Features Author and Experts

Visit the farm between 9 and 11 am on Saturday, May 17, to purchase or pick up your reserved tickets. Enjoy a cup of coffee and breakfast treat from The Granola Truck, visit with chicken-keeping experts and participate in children’s activities, then get your map and take the coop tour.

Green Food Gift Guide: Seed Savers Ark of Taste Collection

I was so excited to learn that Seed Savers Exchange partnered with Slow Food USA to offer a 6-pack of Ark of Taste seeds. At $14.95, the Ark of Taste Collection is a budget-friendly gift any backyard gardener would love, especially those who will be excited about growing heirloom foods that are delicious enough to be part of Slow Food’s 200 strong (and growing) collection of rare and endangered foods cataloged in the Ark of Taste.

Fairfield Green Food Guide
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