CFE Farm Tour Draws Enthusiastic Crowds

The weather was iffy as volunteers set up at the Morehouse Park pavilion on the Samuel Staples Elementary School campus Saturday morning. But the skies cleared in time for an estimated 300 arriving families to enjoy the 12th annual Citizens for Easton Farm Tour.

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The Easton Garden Mart Is Back with a Twist

“Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” — Clare Ansberry

Garden Mart is a tradition here at the Easton Garden Club. This year we will continue this Easton tradition with an on-line only plant sale with curbside pickup at the Continue reading “The Easton Garden Mart Is Back with a Twist”

Year in Review 2020: Easton’s Farming Community

Easton has a uniqueness that separates it from so many other communities in Connecticut.  Farming has remained an integral part of life here from its earliest beginnings. Unlike many parts of New England, the history of Easton has never disconnected from the farming community.

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Gilbertie’s Organics Reaps Bountiful Harvest

Seated under a shade tree on a summer afternoon, Sal Gilbertie looked around his well-tended farm and smiled. A gentle breeze wafted through the cultivated fields and rows of greenhouses.

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BREAKING NEWS: Aspetuck Land Trust Buys Gilbertie’s Farm

EASTON, CT–  April 30, 2020–Aspetuck Land Trust today announced the acquisition of Gilbertie’s Farm, a picturesque 34-acre working organic farm adjacent to the land trust’s Randall’s Farm Preserve on Sport Hill Road in Easton.  Gilbertie’s Farm will anchor Aspetuck Land Trust’s Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS: Aspetuck Land Trust Buys Gilbertie’s Farm”