Ranch to Host Farm Dinner and Tour in Support of CT NOFA

farm fling dinner

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.

Food Fraud: Are We Getting What We Pay For?

professional olive oil tasting

Food fraud—tampering, diluting, mislabeling, substituting, or misrepresenting food, ingredients, or packaging for the sole intent of financial gain—is pervasive and widespread. Remember when horse meat was detected a few years ago in what was thought to be hamburger in the UK and Ireland? This was not the first—nor the last—incident of food fraud. Fooling the consumer with a little bait and switch has been going on for thousands of years.

Pop Goes the Farmers Market

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The Winter Westport Farmers Market closed in mid March, but a few vendors have decided to hold a weekly pop-up market each Thursday from 10 am-2 pm. Visit the market at Wave Hill Bakery located at 30 High Street in Norwalk through early May.

Farmers Market Co-Op Opens in Ridgefield

Farmers Market Co-Op is now up and running on Catoonah Street just off the main drag between the fire station and the post office. Open every day from 10-6, except Sunday, the market features local-organic food and fine crafts from local artisans.

Cold Spring Farm Hosts Farm Dinner

Cold Spring Farm goat 2

Dinner guests of all ages will have a fantastic opportunity to experience the beauty of a beyond organic, diversified family farm and enjoy the fruits of her labors. Children will love the wide open space and farm animals including heritage breed chickens, cows, goats, and pigs.

Fairfield Green Food Guide
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