Posts Tagged "agriculture"

"Yankee Farmlands № 98" (Village of Nepaug in New Hartford, Connecticut)

New Hartford’s Shifting Center

In the rural valley of Nepaug beneath the looming silhouette of Yellow Mountain, farmland is daubed with molten light upon awakening to another January morning.

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Yankee Farmlands № 95 (Peach orchard during autumn, Stonington, Connecticut)

Making a New England Peach

Well into November, and with the surrounding forests already stripped bare by icy winds, an orchard of wizened peach trees clings valorously to its autumn trimmings.

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Yankee Farmlands № 94 (Barn draped with the American flag, Stonington, Connecticut)

On the Origins of Memorial Day

Though memorial occasions for fallen soldiers had long existed in some form, it was on the heels of Civil War that hallowed days of remembrance arose with great frequency across the American countryside.

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Yankee Farmlands № 93 (Farm in Washington, Connecticut)

A Bit of a Delay

Despite the warm glow of dawn as October comes to a close, icy temperatures more befitting of winter descend upon this cornfield in the hills of Western Connecticut.

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Yankee Farmlands № 92 (Barndoor Hills, Granby, Connecticut)

Atop the Barndoor Hills

Nestled between the Barndoor Hills, stables and white-fenced pastureland of a picturesque horse ranch contrast with the expansive forests.

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