buyCTgrown posted on March 16: We need your recipes! As part of our summer campaign we need you to submit your favorite simple recipe that uses berries, summer/ fall fruit or maple syrup. Each categoryâ€™s winning recipes will be published in over 5000 cards distributed at farms and farmers' markets across Connecticut. Contest runs through March 31st. Submit your recipe on our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/buyctgrown or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spread the word!
buyCTgrown posted on August 2: The Department of Agriculture\'s Farm-to-Chef week is September 16th-22nd! Are you a restaurant, school or institution that uses locally grown food? Register now and promote your farm-to-chef menu! Sponsorships and registrations will be accepted until August 15th! For more information go to ctfarmtochef.com.
buyCTgrown posted on September 24: Fresh is local on Saturday, October 27th,as the Wheeler Library holds the North Stonington's first farm to table dinner -A Local Affair-featuring meats, scallops, produce, honey, cheeses and other goods from a wide selection of local farms all prepared by the culinary talents at A Thyme to Cook accompanied by a selection of beverages from Jonathan Edwards Vineyards and local breweries. Art and other locally themed silent auction items will also complement the evening. Tickets are $125 per person for this multicourse sit down dinner event that will take place from 6-9:30 PM at our historic library. Seating is limited. Tickets and additional information are available at Wheeler Library, 101 main Street, North Stonington or by calling the library at 860.535.0383 or visiting the website at www.wheelerlibrary.org. Wheeler Library is a private non-profit facility that has served as the public library for the residents of North Stonington for more than a century. This October, the library will host a unique fundraising event that celebrates the bounty of our town as well as the region.