Friends of Library Will Host Wine & Cheese Gathering at Sport Hill Farm on June 15

The Friends of the Easton Public Library are pleased to bring back one of the highlights of their last year’s community activities: an outdoor Wine and Cheese Tasting to help kick off the summer, and to support the Summer Reading program and other events the library offers for the Continue reading “Friends of Library Will Host Wine & Cheese Gathering at Sport Hill Farm on June 15”

Mrs. Claus & Santa Visit Sport Hill Farm

Please join us Sunday, Dec. 5 between 11:30-2:30 p.m. for a visit with Mrs. Claus & Santa. Bring a camera and capture a memory. A Sport Hill Farm tradition, there may even be some snow.

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Easton: ‘Da Best’ in our Eyes

This past year, when the editors of Smithsonian Magazine called for submissions for their annual roundup of “The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2021,” as secretary of the Executive Committee for the Western Connecticut Tourism District (WCTD) and proud Easton resident, I thought Continue reading “Easton: ‘Da Best’ in our Eyes”

Friends Of Library Kicks-Off Summer With Wine & Cheese Fundraiser

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”

Citizens For Easton Anniversary Cookbook Debuts

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”

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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Music on the Farm

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”

Articles from the Courier 7/27/20 – 8/2/20

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.

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Sport Hill Farm Celebrates 20 Years

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”

Easton Businesses Do the Pandemic Pivot

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. 

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