Sun Sprout Farm’s 2016 Summer CSA program runs for 20 weeks, from the beginning of June until the beginning of November, and is open to new subscribers. This season there is one drop off location in CT serving Stamford and New Canaan markets: 56 Broad Brook Lane Stamford, CT. Pick ups are on Wednesdays between 4 pm and 6:30 pm.
Maitri Farm in Amenia, New York (Dutchess County) is offering a 22-week CSA program to Fairfield County that runs from June-October. Kaia Yoga studios in Westport and Greenwich, CT are the locations where members will pick up shares of farm-fresh vegetables grown using organic practices and pasture-raised eggs.
The Hickories’ farmers will host Farm and Animal Tours on April 26th, May 17th, and May 31st featuring lambs, goat kids, and piglets, to share the joys of spring on the farm. Sign up on the website (www.thehickories.org) for a guided tour and for more information about the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program. Space is limited. Farm and Animal Tours are free to CSA members, but general admission is $10 per person.
Almost all the meat you purchase in the grocery store and eat in restaurants and fast food outlets is from factory farms (ditto for school lunch). So is the dairy. Slow down just a minute to ponder the fact that the meat you eat and milk you drink is from animals kept confined, indoors, 24/7 on feedlots instead of being raised on pasture.
Too early to start thinking about buying your Thanksgiving bird? Think again! Farmers and retailers have gotten an early start informing us about their local and heritage turkey offerings this year, so we’ve decided to publish right away and add to the guide as we receive new information. Check back for updates or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for notifications.