Just a few years ago, producing hops commercially in Connecticut was nothing more than a topic of conversation among a handful of potential growers contemplating putting in a crop to capitalize on their passion and the state’s booming craft-beer industry.
After years of work and growth that made them the largest producer of snap beans in New England, Michele and Billy Collins were ready for their best season ever in 2011 at their Fair Weather Acres farm in Rocky Hill.
ELLINGTON – Building a 350,000 square-foot dairy barn and milking parlor that houses thousands of cows in a relatively visible part of town is naturally going to focus a lot of public attention on the operation.
The Connecticut Dept. of Agriculture has issued a stop-sales order to a raw milk supplier whose products made a New Jersey woman ill, prompting a health warning from the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
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