Farm-to-Home Delivery, Concierge Style

Fresh Nation founders Tony Lee, Melanie Franklin, Hannah Pullman, and Alexander Lee decided to introduce a concierge- style farm-to-home delivery business to serve this very market, with a personal shopper assigned to each order to remove some of the stress from our lives. While there are a number of farm-to-door services operating in Fairfield County, Fresh Nation is unique for three important reasons.

Queen of the Sun Film Screening, Discussion and Honey Tasting

Please Join Slow Food Metro North at the John Jay Homestead for a Film Screening of Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? This Award-Winning Film About Colony Collapse Disorder, the Global Crisis Threatening Our Food System, will be followed by a Honey Tasting Featuring Marina Marchese, Red Bee Honey Founder and Author of The Honey Connoisseur.

7 Must Have Sustainable Food Apps

But when you’re on the road for business or vacation looking for somewhere sustainable to eat, or in the supermarket trying to choose Non-GMO products or sustainable seafood, nothing is handier than a mobile app. Concerned about food waste? There’s an app for that too!

Dinners at the Farm 2013 Season Begins in July

For 2013, Dinners at the Farm will be held at three Connecticut farms: Scott’s Farm & Greenhouses in Essex, Barberry Hill Farm in Madison (organic) and White Gate Farm in East Lyme (organic). Tickets are $150 per person and the event begins at 6 pm with dinner seating at 7 pm, community table style.

Organic Planet: Real Food for Everyone

Modern, tranquil, and full of natural light, Organic Planet is a refreshing addition to the Greenwich Avenue restaurant scene. The eclectic, budget-friendly menu has something for every eater – from vegan to omnivore to gluten-free – and is a reflection of seasonal, local-organic ingredients and artisan foods carefully selected by Chef Gerry Herfurth and general manager Julien Jarry. Real food eaters will rejoice at discovering another hidden gem to mentally map as a “safe” place to eat when visiting or passing through Greenwich.

Eating Locally in the Winter Is Easier Than Ever

The change of season from fall to winter brings us shorter, darker days and a challenging growing season for even the most adventurous four-season farmers. Ah but the wonders they’re able to produce despite the elements – tender field spinach and baby kale plus greenhouse treats like fresh herbs, pea shoots, mushrooms and lettuces – are drawing crowds to the winter farmers’ markets. Indeed, it’s the winter spinach and kale that are the first to sell out at Fort Hill Farm’s booth at the Saturday Westport Farmers’ Market.

Fairfield Green Food Guide
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