Fall 2016 Newsletter

Our Fall newsletter is printed and getting set up for delivery to postal patrons in our town this week. We're excited to feature our upcoming Open Farm Sunday as members of the Cabot Cooperative on October 9. Read newsletter

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Family stays down on the farm

Canaan clan stays close to its roots BY MIKE PATRICK REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN CANAAN Theresa Freund's daughters and son all went to college and graduated with degrees in a variety of subjects. But the white-collar working world wasn't for them. Read more>>

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Northwest Connecticut Chamber recognizes leadership

Health center, volunteer, farm receive awards BY AMANDA MORRIS REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN TORRINGTON — Laughing, Theresa Freund chattered Thursday night about her family's farm, which won a Business Leader award from the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce.Her family won one of...

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Dairy Farming: More than just milk

Blog: Farm, Life, Love by Joanna Samuelson Lidback Some dairy farmers go above and beyond the rest of us. Yankee ingenuity was born on a farm, and it’s still alive and well today on a place located in the northwest...

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Spring Farm Newsletter

June is Dairy Month and we're celebrating with our 2nd farm newsletter! This newsletter also includes farm updates from our neighbors at Laurelbrook Farm along with details about The Great American Milk Drive and our dairy cooperative, Cabot Cooperative. Read...

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Chamber of Commerce of Northwest Connecticut names Celebration of Success award winners

photo credit: Cabot Creamery The Register Citizen TORRINGTON >> Since 1991, the Chamber of Commerce of Northwest Connecticut has recognized individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional and unselfish service to the Northwest Corner with the Celebration of Success Distinguished Leadership...

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No Manure Left Behind

Berkshire Jewish Voice Jewish Farming in the Berkshires Freund's Farm innovates with CowPots and a new, state-of-the-art dairy complex   Read more>>

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Farm adopts robotic milking

By Karen Bartomioli EAST CANAAN — Starting this week, the dairy herd at Freund’s Farm is in charge. A brand new dairy barn  will feature robots for milking. It is designed to be fully automated, but farmers will be watching from the...

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Sustainable Cow Pots for Better Garden Plants

Posted by Thomas Christopher on February 15, 2016 at 9:28 am The best kind of sustainability is to take a waste product and turn it into a valuable resource; to turn garbage, as it were, into gold. There’s a farm...

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Let nothing go to waste, not even the waste

BY RUTH EPSTEIN Republican-American CANAAN — Matthew Freund knew diversification was necessary to successfully continue in agriculture. So back in the 1990s, the second-generation dairy farmer began experimenting at his East Canaan farm to see if he could come up with...

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