The Dairy Barn

When Easton and Redding were established as parishes of the town of Fairfield in the 1700’s, farming wasn’t so much a vocation as it was a way of life. Simply put, everyone was a farmer. It was the only way to survive. If you wanted to eat, you grew your own crops, raised your Continue reading “The Dairy Barn”

Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland

State and Town Partnership Protects Historic 37-acre Farm

Connecticut Farmland Trust (CFT) and Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) announced the preservation of Lakeview Orchards, a historic 37-acre farm in the town of Easton. The farm was preserved in collaboration Continue reading “Lakeview Orchards in Easton Preserved as Farmland”

Honor Easton’s Farmers: Submit a Recipe to CFE’s 175th Anniversary Cookbook

What do you do with the tomatoes you buy at your favorite Easton farm stand? How about those local peaches and apples you pick? How do you prepare the corn, greens, local honey, meats and dairy products that fill your larder doing Easton’s three-season produce bonanza?

Citizens Continue reading “Honor Easton’s Farmers: Submit a Recipe to CFE’s 175th Anniversary Cookbook”

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