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In-House Gelato Coming In October

Shaggy Coos Farm has been offering freshly made gelato for the past four years, made with their milk at La Dolche in Norwalk, Conn. When the farm heard that La Dolche was closing down, they decided to buy La Dolche’s gelato machine.

Easton Town Party Planned for September

A town party celebrating community spirit, live music, local f food, craft beer and beverages, family fun and more is scheduled for Sept. 18

The second annual event, presented by the  Ashlar-Aspetuck Lodge No. 142 will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. at 200 Center Road, Easton, (the Masonic Continue reading “Easton Town Party Planned for September”

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.

Before setting Continue reading “CFE Farm Tour Draws Enthusiastic Crowds”

Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot

Easton’s small business owners demonstrated immeasurable cleverness in adjusting to the uncharted waters of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. Organizations that serve Easton found creative ways to reach their audience and carry on the important work they do. Families and individuals Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Pandemic Pivot”

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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Articles from the Courier 7/20/20 – 7/26/20

In case you missed it, check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, July 20 to Sunday, July 26.

Don’t forget to subscribe to email notifications. It’s free, and you control the frequency. You can enter your email address here: https://eastoncourier.news/subscribe/. You control Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 7/20/20 – 7/26/20”

Shaggy Coos Farm Under New Management

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”

Easton Front Porch: Coming Together During a Time of Social Distancing

Videos Spread Messages of Hope

There are times during this long staycation that are extremely challenging. Sometimes we are happy, sometimes stressed and feeling confined. We try to hold onto some of our regular routine, while being around the rest of our family 24/7, who are trying Continue reading “Easton Front Porch: Coming Together During a Time of Social Distancing”

Family Joins Town Farming Tradition with ‘Guinea Pig Garden’

Longtime Easton residents Kathi and John Cunningham have opened their home to their daughter, Megan, her husband, Daniel Chait, and the couple’s son, Jack. 

Typically, the Cunninghams are accustomed to weekly trips to New York City to see their children. Their son, David, lives Continue reading “Family Joins Town Farming Tradition with ‘Guinea Pig Garden’”

Easton Farms and Markets Offer Plentiful Food Supplies

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”

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