February 15, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with brothers Fred and Martin Spielman to talk about their lives as Ellington farmers. The gentleness, contentment and incredible memories of the brothers shone through as they recalled events of their farming lives.

Spielman Famil...

November 5, 2014

Moser Dairy has been an icon in Ellington Connecticut since 1900, and all who grew up in town can surely remember warm summer evenings lined up waiting for ice cream while petting the baby animals in their mini-farm in the 1960s and 1970s. This is a story that spans fo...

June 11, 2014

The Cohen family has been farming in Ellington for 99 years. I recently had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Sanford (Sandy) Cohen about the history of the Cohen family and farm. I was amazed at the details that Sandy could remember; names and dates came easily...

April 27, 2014

The Edward Luginbuhl farm featured in this post is one dear to me as it is the farm on which Adele Trueb, my mother-in-law, grew up with her seven brothers and three sisters. I have spent many hours over the years enjoying from Adele and her siblings the often humorous...

March 4, 2014

The Hoffman Farm Past to Present

Mike and Luann Hoffman have been pillars of the Ellington Farmers’ Market since 2007. While Luann has managed to get most of the town addicted to her incredible baked goods, Mike does everything from bringing antique tractors and calves...

February 18, 2014

History of an Ellington CT Farm

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