We Are Local! Walden Hill Farms

We Are Local! Walden Hill Farms

For the past 6 years, my husband, Tylan, and I have built our business, Walden Hill, relationship by relationship. In fact, one of the greatest joys of the business has been forming and maintaining these relationships. But as I’m sure you can relate, our lives got...
Local Story: Pure Love Gluten-Free Bakery

Local Story: Pure Love Gluten-Free Bakery

Customers at Pure Love Gluten-Free Bakery in Avon, CT, are greeted with a robust offering of savory and sweet baked goods. Each day the front tables are laden with English muffins (by far their best seller), pizza crust, and loaves of sliced bread—think pumpernickel,...
Local Story: Cato Corner Farm

Local Story: Cato Corner Farm

Through the age-old alchemy of cheesemaking, the mother and son team behind Cato Corner Farm transform the flavors of their Colchester, CT, pasture into delicious farmstead cheeses. In 1979, Elizabeth MacAlister purchased the plot of land that now houses a barn and...
Local Story: Sepe Farm

Local Story: Sepe Farm

On three acres of meticulously managed pasture in Sandy Hook, Pete and Carol Sepe raise 200 sheep each year. Behind their farmhouse and tidy gardens, the “mother flock” of sheep rests in the shade when not foraging for fresh grass or socializing with the Sepes. The...
Local Story: Averill Farm

Local Story: Averill Farm

All counted, 100 different kinds of apples grow at Averill Farm in Washington Depot, CT.  Familiar fall favorites—think Macintosh and Red Delicious—are planted along with heirlooms, newer disease-resistant varieties, and cider-specific cultivars, with lesser known...
Local Story: Sun One Organic Farm

Local Story: Sun One Organic Farm

The farmers at Sun One Organic Farm intimately follow the lay of the land—assessing the slopes and valleys of 65 acres of gently rolling field and forest in Bethlehem, CT, according to the principles of nature.  Wind, water, and sunlight are all elements that farm...