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.
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.
Travel back to 1920’s Bridgeport to celebrate its glorious past, present and bright future at The Golden Age of Bridgeport, a cocktail party that hearkens back to an earlier era. Enjoy food from local businesses featuring produce from Bridgeport’s own Reservoir Community Farm, 1920’s style libations, music, and beautiful water views at this fundraiser celebration being held at the Boathouse at Knowlton.
Connecticut’s own farmer of the coveted Copps Island Oyster, and Slow Food Shoreline will host a celebration of the Long Island Oyster, highlighting the rich history of oyster farming on the Long Island Sound and learning about traditional oyster farming methods. The event will be held Saturday, October 3rd 2015 at Norm Bloom and Son’s waterfront facility in Norwalk, Connecticut from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm.