Comstock Ferre & Co. is the oldest continually operating seed company in the Northeast and a big defender of heirloom seeds. Each year they host an Heirloom Festival at their retail seed store in Wethersfield, CT where buildings dating back to the 1700s are being carefully restored. Bring the whole family on May 26, from 10 to 5 pm, to enjoy live music, workshops, presentations, activities, and exhibitors, plus shop for heirloom vegetable and flower plants.
By Analiese Paik Comstock, Ferre & Co., located in historic Wethersfield, CT, is the oldest continually operating seed company in New England. The company celebrated its 200th anniversary this past summer thanks to a recent acquisition by Baker Creek Heirloom … Read more
By Analiese Paik The following is a transcript of A Dozen Ways to Eat Green, a talk I was to deliver today at the Gathering of the Vibes as a guest speaker on the Green Vibes Stage at 1:30. Unfortunately, … Read more
One of the easiest ways to celebrate Earth Day every day is to green your kitchen. Here are some delicious and fun ways to reduce your family’s “foodprint” while also eating well. Bring your own bags wherever you shop. Try … Read more
Seed-to-Seed Library Kickoff Events The Fairfield Public Library Woods Branch in partnership with Fairfield Organic Teaching Farm is kicking off their new Seed-To Seed Library on Wednesday, April 13 with a free community event. The Fairfield Public Library Woods Branch … Read more