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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Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit

A portion of a 55-acre plot of farmland on Banks Road is the subject of a lawsuit that pits an Easton resident against a limited liability company linked to the chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Daniel Lent of Banks Road filed a lawsuit in Bridgeport Superior Court Continue reading “Local Land Dispute Leads to Lawsuit”

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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Easton Tree Farms Provide Holiday Cheer Amid Covid-19

Are you looking for a socially distanced holiday experience in the crisp winter air? Then you might want to head over to Maple Row Farm and meander through the farm’s 200 acres of land in search of the perfect Christmas tree.

Scott Edwards, an eight-generation farmer at Maple Row Continue reading “Easton Tree Farms Provide Holiday Cheer Amid Covid-19”

Articles from the Courier 8/24/20 – 8/30/20

In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, August 24 to Sunday, August 30.

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Sherwood Farm Preserves the Past, Embraces the Future

Talk to Tom Sherwood, and you will quickly find yourself drawn into a fascinating conversation about his farm’s 350-year history and “the unique things that other places don’t have,” as he explains it.  Sitting at a picnic table overlooking fields at the back of the farmhouse with Continue reading “Sherwood Farm Preserves the Past, Embraces the Future”

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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