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.
Consumers increasingly want to know where their food comes from, how it’s grown, and what’s in it. Some prefer organic. For others, it’s about sustainability and responsible farming. And, some only care if it’s local. Unfortunately, obtaining product information isn’t always straightforward. Let’s begin by navigating a path to quality meat.
If you love learning new and exciting ways to cook and present favorite foods, consider a salt block cooking class at Harbor Harvest in Norwalk.
Salt blocks are beautiful and versatile cooking canvases that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Perhaps you have one at home that you’re wondering how to use?
Harbor Harvest is a homegrown retail venture in local-sustainable food conceived by Robert Kunkel and partner Ernest Marsan that’s about to disrupt the retail food market. The duo’s first location has taken root in the East Norwalk neighborhood where Marsan’s family has a longstanding history of serving and supporting the community at Partner’s Café & Pizzeria.
As we make our lists and hunt down the perfect gifts for friends and family, I’m reminded how much fun DIY kits are and how easily they can turn everyday people into food heroes. Take the Jerky Crafting Kit from Fleisher’s Craft Butchery, the sustainable, whole-animal butcher shop with locations in Westport and Greenwich.
Have you ever tasted a dog cookie? Until recently, I could honestly say no. That is no longer the case.
I had the privilege of meeting Paul and Lynn Gallant, owners of Paul’s Custom Pet Food in New Milford. As a parting gift, I received a package of pumpkin dog cookies. With an ingredient list of organic brown rice flour, organic pumpkin, organic eggs, dried goat’s milk, organic parsley, and sea salt, I gave one a try.
Fleishers Craft Butchery is opening their doors on Saturday, May 9, from 3 until 6 pm to celebrate and converse about the future of the newly merged company and what it means for the community. CEO Ryan Fibiger, Head Butcher Paul Nessel, and COO Sam Garwin will be there to meet and greet and answer any questions you might have.