Northern Connecticut Land Trust PO Box 324, Somers, CT06071 Northern Connecticut Land Trust is a private, non-profit organization, whose aim is the preservation and conservation of…More agricultural land and other natural resources. It performs sponsorships for outdoor activities on protected lands, preservation and protection programs, as well as support efforts for habitats, farmlands and recreational areas. It protects over 1100 acres of land in the vicinity of Ellington, Enfield, East Windsor, Somers, Stafford, Tolland and Vernon.
Worthington Pond Farm & Gardens 359 Mountain Rd, Somers, CT06071 Worthington Pond Farm & Gardens is a community park, pond and garden located on 88 acres of farmland and…More natural forest. It makes its grounds available for visits and usage in order to generate revenue for charities, educational scholarships and environmental preservation. During summer, it acts as a summer camp for inner-city youth groups. Its farm raises cattle for the purpose of meat donation to the homeless.
Ellington Farmers' Market 31 Arbor Way, Ellington, CT06029 Ellington Farmers' Market is a local farmers' market. It offers a selection of seasonal produce, herbs, cattle and…More poultry, plantlife, baked goods and preserved foods, as well as a number of crafts and home products. Its vendors include Copper Hill, Lakeshore Farm, Twin Birch Farm, Trinity Farm, Christine Country Kitchen, Roasted Nuts and Luann's Bakery. It is helmed by market master Ashley Lanz.
myfarmstand.com 31 Frog Hollow Rd, Ellington, CT06029 If you're looking for farm-fresh, local eggs, look no farther than myfarmstand, a small, local, family-owned farm that…More features sweet corn and hay, when in season, as well as eggs from its 100 free-range hens. Using sustainable farming practices, myfarmstand.com seeks to keep the farm viable and productive for years to come, to provide fresh and healthy products and to preserve the natural spaces of Connecticut. The hens are fed on a diet of antibiotic-free and animal by-product-free grain, ensuring eggs that are as healthy as they are delicious. If you're looking to get into eggs yourself, myfarmstand.com also offers chickens for sale. Chickens are friendly with kids and perfect for small family farms. All-natural vegetarian chicken feed also is available for purchase.