CT Specialty Food Association Announces Product Awards

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.

Locally Sourced and Vegetarian: The Soup Is On

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.”

Celebrate World Food Day at Zero Waste Cooking Demo

zero waste cooking demo

Carissa Hvizdo of The Stand is generously sharing her wisdom with the public at a Zero Waste Cooking Demo on Wednesday, October 28, from 7:00-8:30 pm at their Fairfield location on Mill Plain Road in the Sportsplex. Carissa is both a farmer and restaurateur/chef, making her uniquely qualified to attack food waste from multiple angles.

Five Things to Do Before the Summer Ends 2015

Ambler Farm tomatoes

It’s August already and time to think about how you want to spend your last weeks of summer. Have you gotten through your summer bucket list? If you don’t have one, or have already completed it, here are five things to do before the summer ends that will maximize your enjoyment of the local harvest and beautiful weather. This is the time of year when farms are bursting with corn, tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash, beans, cucumbers, peppers and more.

Grass Rxoots Redux

Grass Rxoots recently opened in the lobby of Halo Studios in New Canaan. And, it couldn’t be a more perfect spot.

Halo Studios is a health and wellness facility dedicated to your physical well-being. From Tai Chi and Yoga to personal training and nutritional counseling, your body gets a workout. But sometimes that body needs to be nourished, too. That’s where Grass Rxoots, the brainchild of Dr. Steven Murphy and CEO and “creative strategist” Rhoby Schempp, comes in. It’s like one-stop shopping for a captive audience under the same roof.

The Stand Reopens in SoNo

The Stand, an organic, vegan enclave started eight years ago on Wall Street in Norwalk by Carissa and Mike Hvizdo, has moved to SoNo in the new Ironworks complex adjacent to the Maritime Aquarium.

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