Forty years ago, when CFE/Save the Sound was started, the Connecticut landscape was a beautiful patchwork of family farms. Over time, that has eroded away to just a few surviving remnants of our agricultural past. Why? There are many reasons, but among them is climate change, which is creating unpredictable and extreme weather patterns that […]
Written for the Long Island Sound Study’s Fall 2014 Update, this pair of articles provides great examples of how farming–both on land and at sea–can help reduce hypoxia and improve the Sound’s water quality.
For this week’s “Fridays in the Field,” Art Talmadge and Sherry Simpson, owners of Cranberry Hill Farm (Ashford, CT), discuss farming, life, and maple syrup with Kevin Kromash. Photos by Asia Neupane.