Patagonia Celebrates Summer on July 26

WFM Patagonia

Patagonia Westport invites the public to celebrate summer with beer, food and giveaways on July 26 from 5-7 pm. Have a taste of Black Hog beer and Simply Local bites featuring products from Patagonia Provisions while perusing sale items and enjoying the community spirit.

Top Chefs Provide Free Culinary Instruction at WFM

Chef Ganx

The Westport Farmers’ Market (WFM), a thriving local hub for seasonal food, wants you to fall in love with your kitchen again. Twenty top area chefs and restaurants have signed up to provide free culinary instruction each week from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. so you can learn to create delicious meals and snacks at home using fresh ingredients from the market.

Farm Tour and Talk to Spotlight Crucial Role of Agriculture in Fighting Climate Change

lambs at the hickories

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) and Fairfield County Farm Bureau (FCFB) are pleased to invite the public on May 5, from 6- 8 pm, to attend a farm tour at The Hickories in Ridgefield led by farmer Dina Brewster, followed by a reception and presentation about the role of carbon in soil health and climate change by CT NOFA Executive Director, Jeff Cordulack.

Abbey of Regina Laudis to Host Farm Art Festival

“The Farm-Art Festival – Inspired By Nature” is a celebration of local artists, small farms, artisan food producers and the Clay & Wattles Theater Company – all inspired by nature and contributing to our area’s vibrant cultural life.

It will take place on Saturday, May 28th, from 11 to 5 p.m. at the Gary The Olivia Theater – 249 Flanders Road, Bethlehem, on the lush, beautiful grounds of the Abbey of Regina Laudis.

Grooming the Next Generation of Farmers

farmer in the field

Farming is difficult, and often, thankless work. But if this is something you feel passionate about, where do you begin? In past generations, you simply followed what your parents or grandparents did. But, according to the USDA, farmers are a dying a breed with the average age around 58 years old, up 1.2 years since 2007. The face of the farm industry is aging rapidly and few are replacing them. That’s where programs like CT NOFA’s Whole Farm Planning Certificate Course come in.

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