The Friends of the Easton Library welcomed the start of summer with a Wine and Cheese fundraiser at Sport Hill Farm on June 23. Eastonites Liz Drew of Drewlizcious, Janelle Krizek of Trellis & Vine, and Kelly Skarupa, a leader in the Friends’ fundraising efforts, were delighted Continue reading “Friends Of Library Kicks-Off Summer With Wine & Cheese Fundraiser”
It’s here! The long-awaited CFE Cookbook is now available.
Many Easton traditions were undermined by the Covid-19 pandemic last year and one of the most popular, the Citizens for Easton (CFE) Farm Tour, was among them. A popular draw on the second Saturday in August, the event Continue reading “Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts”
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.Continue reading “Year in Review 2020: Easton’s Farming Community”
Sport Hill Farm presented Fairfield’s own The Highland Rovers Trio at an outdoor concert last Saturday, the latest in a local music series at the farm. The first concert, in July, featured local band Kid Sistr, and September featured Eastonite Dan Carlucci with Hitch & The Giddy Continue reading “Music on the Farm”
In case you missed it: Check out these articles posted in the Easton Courier in the past week, from Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2.
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 your Continue reading “Articles from the Courier 7/27/20 – 8/2/20”
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”
In recent weeks, businesses all over the county have had to either drastically shift their business models or shut their doors completely. For small businesses the implications of either of these choices are pivotal to the longevity of the business in ways they never could have anticipated.Continue reading “Easton Businesses Do the Pandemic Pivot”
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”
I’m going to begin with an obvious statement: the future of agriculture in Easton depends, more than anything, on one factor — farmers, and young farmers at that.
The median age of farmers in the United States is 53; Patti and Al Popp, of Sport Hill Farm, break that mold and many Continue reading “The Grange at Sport Hill Farm”