By Analiese Paik You never know what you’ll find at the Double L Market in Westport. This boutique grocer offers the truest expression of local food outside area farmers’ markets, and it’s open 7 days a week. Vegetables and fruit … Read more
The Fairfield indoor winter farmers’ market at the Greenfield Hill Grange has grown from last year, making for a richer shopping experience. Organic vegetable grower Sport Hill Farm, local-sustainable baker Scratch Baking, and Greyledge Farm, a grower of pastured beef, … Read more
Most of us pour it on our pancakes and waffles without a second thought, yet maple syrup is an agricultural product with a long history in the eastern US. European settlers learned to harvest sap from sugar maples and make … Read more
The following farm stands are located on family or community farms that are either certified organic or are committed to using organic growing practices. Each spring and summer they open their farm stands to the public to enjoy the healthy vegetables and fruits they’ve grown for the community. Quite a few are open through late fall.
There are only two ways I know of to get an organic peach grown in Fairfield County, Connecticut (or anywhere else in the state for that matter). One is to have a CSA share in The Hickories, which only distributes … Read more
Renee Hooper is frustrated. Like many other local residents, sourcing locally grown food is seldom convenient for her. “I work in the City during the week and Saturdays are tied up with kids’ commitments. There’s no farmers’ market at our … Read more
Graze delivers Vermont artisanal and farm-fresh foods to your door. I recently caught up with Christy Colasurdo, co-founder and owner of Graze, to learn more about her growing business. Q: How did you arrive at the business concept of direct … Read more
Warrup’s Farm in Redding is one of our favorite farms to visit for a maple sugaring demonstration. Each of the first three weekends in March, owner Bill Hill treats guests to a free lesson as he babysits the wood-fired cooker, … Read more