Monthly Archives: August 2018

Kitchen Member Updates

Our kitchen members never seem to sleep, working tirelessly to grow and develop their small businesses and create the building blocks of a local food economy. Recent highlights include Zola Cuisine moving into the shelf-stable market, Live On Calm-bucha earning fans at the Coventry Farmers Market, Pomfret Chocolates expanding their line to include chocolate-covered pretzels and cookies, Healthy Farm Eating debuting a live cooking show on Facebook (Tuesday mornings at 9:30 am), and Dragon’s Blood Elixir making waves at the […]

Connecticut sees one of largest increases in farmers | from NewsTimes, by Katrina Koerting

“More people are deciding to start a farm in Connecticut, a trend seldom seen around the country. Connecticut had a 15 percent increase in beginning farmers between the two most recent agricultural censuses — second only to Rhode Island which had a 27.2 percent growth. Only eight states recorded increases in this percentage during that time…”