Show topic: Our favorite sources for healthy, organically grown seedlings for your garden.

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_MG_2663Show hosts:
Winter Caplanson, Executive Director, Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Karen Gilbransen, Marketing Director, Willimantic Brewing Company
Topmost Herb Farm May DayOur Guests:

Caroline Finnegan, Ladybug and the Bee
Mark Rutkowski, Urban Oaks Organic Farm
Teresa Phillips-Schacht, Hunt’s Brook Farm
Carole Miller, Topmost Herb Farm


Our Favorite Seedling Sales:

Urban Oaks Organic Farm spring plant sale, New Britian, begins Friday, May 16
Special Extended Hours (Listen to the podcast for a special offer for Connecticut Food & Farm fans!)
Friday, May 16: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 17: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 23: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 24: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 25: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, May 26: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 30: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 31: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, June 6: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 7: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Alice’s Greenhouse
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 9-4 in May.
167 Bender Road, Lebanon

Hunt’s Brook Farm
May 17 and 18, 9-4

Topmost Herb Farm
Open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays, and for the Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market POP UP, May 11, 11-2

 

Also mentioned:

Sunny Border Nurseries (Follow Facebook Page to learn about their annual sale to the public.)

Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market Mother’s Day Market at Topmost Herb Farm

Topmost Herb Farm May Day

Show music: Poor Old Shine

Our Sponsors:

The Farmers Cow: A group of six Connecticut dairy farms that supplies fresh milk, half and half, heavy cream, eggs, ice cream and seasonal beverages to stores throughout Connecticut.

The Willimantic Brewing Company: Brewing over a dozen handcrafted beers and serving fresh brews and pub food in the historic 1909 U.S. Post Office Building.

The Willimantic Food Coop: A member owned and operated food store offering a full line of grocery items, produce, cheese, juices, grains, spices, vitamins, dairy products, homeopathic remedies, and paper goods.