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.
The CT Specialty Food Association (CSFA) held its 14th annual Product Awards Competition on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Over 165 specialty food items from Connecticut’s budding specialty food community entered into 39 categories with hopes of receiving the prestigious Food Product of the Year award.
“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.
Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Free and Open to the Public
Rotary Room, Fairfield Main Library
The Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield Earth Day Committe and the Greenfield Hill Grange present a film screening of Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds followed by a discussion with award-willing documentary filmmaker and writer Sean Kiminsky.
Every year, American consumers, businesses, and farms spend $218 billion growing, processing, transporting, and disposing food that is never eaten.
As a result, up to 52 million tons of food is sent to landfills annually, plus an additional estimated 10 million tons gets discarded or goes unharvested on farms.
Meanwhile, 1 in 7 Americans is food insecure without reliable access to sufficient affordable, nutritious food.