Local Story: Abbey of Regina Laudis

Local Story: Abbey of Regina Laudis

Bethlehem Cheese Made by the Nuns at the Abbey of Regina Laudis and Available at New Morning Market. The nuns at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut, have been making cheese since the mid 1970s!  In 1977, the Abbey began making their iconic Bethlehem...
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: 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...
Local Stories: Cross Culture Kombucha

Local Stories: Cross Culture Kombucha

There’s something special about a glass of kombucha straight from the tap according to Liz and Ian Ceppos of Cross Culture Kombucha. In fact, this very notion transformed them from homebrewers to business owners. Ian first started making small batches of kombucha, a...
Local Stories: Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens

Local Stories: Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens

In an intricate dance of soil, seed, and sun, Sal Gilbertie oversees the production of millions of organic seedlings to feed Connecticut’s families. In a fleet of greenhouses in Easton, CT, Sal and the staff of Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens coax tender green plants of an...
Local Stories: Calf + Clover Creamery

Local Stories: Calf + Clover Creamery

Nestled in the Litchfield Hills, in a town committed to preserving cathedral pines and covered bridges, there’s a family keeping another piece of New England’s history alive. Sarah and Jeff Casel, artists turned first-generation dairy farmers, are committed to...