Posts by jenbreoadmin

Connecticut Public

Interview with Farm Manager Pete Novajosky

Marysol Castro of Connecticut Public tours Fairgate Farm and interviews Farm Manager Pete Novajosky. She asks how the farm has had to adjust during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo from Summer 2019
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AARP Grant

Fairgate Farm Awarded $2,500 Grant by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut has awarded Stamford’s Fairgate Farm a $2,500 “Livable Communities Grant Program,” a local expansion of the national AARP Community Challenge, initiative for the development of an ADA-compliant walkway through the Farm. Fairgate Farm,…
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Compost your Pumpkins at Fairgate Farm

Fairgate Farm Awarded $25,000 Grant by the EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Stamford’s Fairgate Farm a $25,000 “Heaps for Health” Community Composting grant to continue and build upon the farm’s food waste diversion program. The EPA funds will enable…
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Young women reign in Westhill’s agriscience program

If you happened upon Fairgate Farm on a Wednesday morning this summer, you’d likely find six teenage girls chatting while harvesting the one-acre community garden. “We’re always talking to someone,” said Diana Kolaj, describing the…
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Pumpkin Muffins

PUMPKIN MUFFINS

Makes 24 muffins These muffins have a very subtle pumpkin taste. Adding the sugar and cinnamon topping and chocolate chips makes them just a bit more special! Ingredients: Muffins • 1 small sugar pumpkin (Roasted…
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Pumpkin Soup

PUMPKIN SOUP

Serves 6-8 This soup has very simple ingredients and yet is a very rich and velvety soup. Roasting the pumpkin is the way to achieve that depth. Ingredients: • 8 cups pumpkin, (roughly ¼ of…
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