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Since 1772 The Stearns Family Farm In Storrs, Connecticut

The Stearns Family Farm, Mountain Dairy has been around since 1772 in Storrs, Connecticut and it’s into its tenth generation. It was initially a mulberry farm for the silk industry. In 1871, the dairy cows came in and the family went into the dairy business. It has survived the Great Depression, three barn fires and Read more…

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Connecticut’s Food, Farm Fair And Chef Photographer

There are so many talented photographers in the state, this is a look at one of them whose niche is fairs, farms, food and chefs. Winter Caplanson loves to tell food and farm stories with her photos. It grew out of her association with the hugely popular Coventry Regional Farmer’s Market. She says she’s as comfortable shooting in Read more…

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An Indoor Farm in Connecticut

Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs. Trifecta Eco Systems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing vertically and on flat surfaceS. Their farm is in a massive former ball-bearing plant which has been fully transformed. Spencer Curry, the Read more…

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Vintage Properties in Connecticut Come Back To Life

  They were outdated, underutilized vintage properties in Connecticut and now they have come back to life. A farm that dates back to the 1600’s which was also the site of a 1940’s era airplane hanger, has become Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington. A 1950’s gas station near downtown Mystic, is about to open as a coffee Read more…

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Wake Up And Smell The Coffee On The Farm

Carol Adams Dahlke, is cute as a button, no other way to describe her and she is a dynamo too. This mother of three who lives on Ashlawn Farm with her husband Chip, decided to one day start roasting coffee beans, that was about 9 years ago and the operation is at full tilt. This Read more…

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