Posts Tagged "farming"

Yankee Farmlands № 84 (Field of eggplant and produce box, Bloomfield, Connecticut)

Bloomfield’s Farm Fresh Eggplant

As the final days of September approach, this leafy field of eggplant rears its final crop of ripened vegetables.

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Yankee Farmlands № 83 (Field of decorative flowers, Simsbury, Connecticut)

Simsbury Blossoming

Exotic blossoms invite vivid color into a dusty farm field in Northern Connecticut where decorative flowers have reached maturity.

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Yankee Farmlands № 72 by J. G. Coleman (Texas Longhorns on feedlot, Watertown, Connecticut)

Texas Longhorns in New England

Enclosed by a mesh of chain-links, distinctive Texas Longhorns laze away the early morning on a feed lot in Connecticut’s Naugatuck Valley.

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Yankee Farmlands № 69 (Windrows in hayfield, Bloomfield, Connecticut)

Making Hay While the Sun Shines

Although hay may seem like a rather simple farm product, there’s a fairly involved series of steps and machinery that go into producing those tidy bales.

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Yankee Farmlands № 68 (Tobacco sheds & wildflowers, Windsor, Connecticut)

Empty Barns & Fields of Daisies

Beside creaky, derelict tobacco sheds besieged by prying vines, a brilliant mosaic of ox-eye daises, cow vetch, wheat and field grasses blankets an overgrown field in Central Connecticut’s waning Tobacco Valley.

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