News & Stories
“People fascinate me. Especially the ones who add to life, not subtract. They make things happen, preserve places worth keeping, start and grow businesses, juggle feeding livestock and tending gardens with caring for children, aging parents, friends …” – Read more, linked here.
Or learn why some young entrepreneurs turn to agricultural pursuits – and it’s good business for all who cultivate the earth – or want a choice of products with integrity. A study by UConn’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in cooperation with Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis.
“Black walnut – the words themselves have the ring of quality like sterling silver, hand-carved, virgin wool, bone china, genuine leather, pure gold – and a few other terms used to distinguish what is rarest and best in our catalog of material treasures.”
Don Domina • Story.
Note: To search the site for a particular story, use the search tool on the right side of the home page. Just type in a term, word or name for results.
A link will appear that leads to the original story.
Read a story about the oldest farm in Connecticut.
This old silo still stands, the brickwork is incredible. You can’t read the story about the farm where the structure is located – at least not yet – because we’re searching for people who know the farm’s story and who may have images to share about a place and time that should not be forgotten.
As someone who’s always yearned for a mule (wouldn’t a Morgan or an Arab cross be the ultimate endurance ride?), I’ll have to wait to add a long-eared friend to my life. Meantime, checking in on the New England Donkey and Mule Group on Facebook, linked here, is entertaining and informative.
Also on our network, stories of mills, yarn, fiber processing, knitting, entrepreneurs and places to explore (or retreat to) at Moo Dog Knits Magazine. “Flax Into Linen” or “Poems (A Knitted Boston Terrier Sweater) To Emily Dickinson”
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Read about area happenings, events and news of interest on our Ag Events page.
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