NIANTIC - When Army Major Dan Thomas’ career as a military pilot was ended by a severe eye injury suffered in a rocket attack in Afghanistan three years ago, a big part of his psychological recovery came from riding and caring for his horses.
LEBANON - In a town widely regarded as a statewide leader in agricultural production and preservation, Oweneco Farm stands out as a landmark that has been worked by the same family and graced one of the main gateways into town since 1701.
WINDSOR - The newly-formed Connecticut Hops Growers Association (CHGA) held its first workshop and seminar last week, drawing nearly 70 farmers and others interested in raising the increasingly-popular crop that is a key flavor ingredient in brewing craft beer.
The history-rich Barrett Hill Farm in Brooklyn last week became the latest Connecticut farm, and the 15th this fiscal year, to be permanently protected under the Dept.of Agriculture’s Farmland Preservation Program.
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