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”

Donate to Help Improve Fairfield Improve Recycling!

The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force and the Solid Waste and Recycling Commission have developed a simple flyer which will go into over 25,000 tax bills that will help educate Fairfield Residents about how to recycle correctly.

We need YOUR help to raise the funds to print and insert this flyer into the tax bills. We need a total of $3897.00 and your donations will help us get there.

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!”

Poetry for the Earth

Poetry and Nature have walked hand in hand in celebrating the beauty of our planet since ancient times. April being National Poetry month, and also Earth Month, we bring you a bit of beauty to enjoy from three of our favorite poets laureate.

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!”

Pyoor LLC – Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainability Spotlight is where we shine a light on a business, non-profit, local group, or institution doing good things for the planet and inspires us. The idea for Pyoor LLC was born when Old Greenwich resident Heidi Horn decided to emulate at her home an Earth-friendly lawn care practice common in her native Norway –Continue reading “Pyoor LLC – Sustainability Spotlight”

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