And Now for Some Good News…

What do actor Woody Harrelson, singer Jason Mraz and football titan Tom Brady have in common? Here’s a hint: It’s dirt- but not celebrity dirt- soil to be exact. These influencers are just a few of the compelling environmental advocates featured in an award winning (42 awards!) film about the the power of regenerative agricultureContinue reading “And Now for Some Good News…”

Farmstand Spotlight: Little River 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: Little River Farm”

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.

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