When Al and Patti Popp planted some corn, tomatoes, and zucchini 20 years ago, they weren’t sure what would happen. Since then, they’ve grown as Sport Hill Farm, offering a wide variety of locally grown, seasonal produce. But they never lost that adventurous spirit that got them Continue reading “Sport Hill Farm Celebrates 20 Years”
According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture, of the 689 farmers in Fairfield County, only 72 are under the age of 35. This statistic exemplifies an overall trend: farmers are aging in America.
Brittany Conover, Shaggy Coos Farm’s new manager, Continue reading “Shaggy Coos Farm Under New Management”
Local farmers are stepping up in the pre-growing season by providing produce and pantry staples for area residents. This is an opportunity to promote local farms and to take advantage of their fresh, local products.
The farmers are also offering an alternative for those who are Continue reading “Easton Farms and Markets Offer Plentiful Food Supplies”