The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut (CT NOFA) and Fairfield County Farm Bureau (FCFB) are pleased to invite the public on May 5, from 6- 8 pm, to attend a farm tour at The Hickories in Ridgefield led by farmer Dina Brewster, followed by a reception and presentation about the role of carbon in soil health and climate change by CT NOFA Executive Director, Jeff Cordulack.
Nutty Bunny’s texture is smooth but dense, a little like marrying pudding and natural peanut butter. In fact, it’s the combination of finely ground cashews and coconut oil, her “ice cream” base, that creates the firm texture that signals you’re eating something more closely approximating a meal than a dessert.
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.
Fairfield resident Marissa Latshaw wants you to ladle up soup love. After working in marketing and business strategy for fifteen years, she left her job in March and quickly came up with the idea of launching her wholesome, gourmet soup company, All Souped Up. “I love soup and always put it on the menu when I entertain. Everybody loves soup.”
Winter farmers’ markets are popular shopping destinations in Fairfield County. And why not? We have four season farmers, food vendors who are dedicated to their craft throughout the seasons, and consumers eager to buy locally grown food even if it means braving winter weather. Winter farmers’ markets in Westport, Southport, and Monroe will run this season, all in indoor, heated venues.