Farmstand Spotlight: Southview Farm

Like the rest of New England, Fairfield has a long agricultural history. Though most of our former farmland has been developed into residential plots, Fairfield and our surrounding towns are still home to many thriving farms. These growers share an invaluable set of skills: understanding the complexities of growing food with the seasons and theContinue reading “Farmstand Spotlight: Southview Farm”

Grow a Row of Hope- Community Gardens in Fairfield

For some residents of Fairfield and surrounding towns, simply having enough food on the table can be a challenge. We are fortunate to have wonderful social services available here in Fairfield, and through these services, the abundance of our local farms and gardens is shared. Fairfielders are big on sharing- many of Fairfield’s community gardens,Continue reading “Grow a Row of Hope- Community Gardens in Fairfield”

Fairfield’s Community of Gardeners

As one travels around Fairfield, it is clear we are home to many avid gardeners.  From window boxes, to vegetable beds, to landscape design, every inch of our outdoors is a canvas for planting, and this town is full of green thumbs.   If you have the inclination, growing your own food garden is cheap, funContinue reading “Fairfield’s Community of Gardeners”

It’s Farmers Market Season!

The lengthening days and warmer temps are finally here, and that means it’s time to enjoy some fresh seasonal produce! There are several farmers markets to visit in Fairfield and our neighboring towns, all of which are vital sources of income for the growers that attend, and a perfect opportunity to get the bulk ofContinue reading “It’s Farmers Market Season!”

Recycling Guide for Fairfield by The Eco Dude!

Fairfielders, if you have not already had the pleasure of meeting Brad Kerner, The Eco Dude, you are in for a treat. Local dad and eco-enthusiast Brad has boundless energy and a knack for inspiring people to reduce the amount of waste they generate. Brad has created an awesome (I mean really awesome) free recyclingContinue reading “Recycling Guide for Fairfield by The Eco Dude!”

Fairfield’s Drive Electric Earth Day!

The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force is gearing up (pun intended) to present a showcase of electric vehicles (EVs) for your viewing pleasure! Come whet your appetite for the ride of your future, meet current EV owners, and get all your questions answered. This will be a mini-version of our annual autumn event, the Green WheelsContinue reading “Fairfield’s Drive Electric Earth Day!”

Join MRWC in Local Cleanups this Earth Month

Mill River Wetland Committee (MRWC) announces 3 Fairfield cleanups as part of their2021 celebration of Earth Month. MRWC and Action Waste have partnered withorganizations across the spectrum of Fairfield’s environmental advocacy groups to offeropportunities for citizens of all ages to combat plastic litter, including the increased useof personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, wipes, andContinue reading “Join MRWC in Local Cleanups this Earth Month”

Celebrate Earth Day at the Mill River

Mill River Wetland Committee and Sustainable Fairfield Task Force have joined forces to offer Nature’s Tapestry, one of MRWC’s new community programs on Thursday, April 22nd at 4pm.  This will be a great way to celebrate Earth Day and give the kids a chance to vibe with Mother Nature.   This year MRWC developed a suiteContinue reading “Celebrate Earth Day at the Mill River”

Support Local Farms- Join a CSA!

The pandemic has driven home the importance of having a stable local food system.  Many people were affected by supply shortages of one kind or another, and we all became keenly aware of how disruptions to our supply chains can cause a great deal of anxiety if not scarcity of resources.  For many people, thisContinue reading “Support Local Farms- Join a CSA!”

Spring into Gear with Seeds!

With a little bit of know-how and adventurous spirit, home gardening can be a very economical way to grow nutritious food for yourself, get you outside for some fresh air, and solidify your connection to the nature in your own backyard.  Starting your own plants from seed is the most economical way to fill outContinue reading “Spring into Gear with Seeds!”

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