Tag Archives: Central Connecticut

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An Orchard Older than the Nation

This orchard is so old, it actually predates the United States. That’s right: it began on a modest 32 acres in the Connecticut Colony back in 1741, decades before the American Revolution.

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Dawn on the Farmlands of Durham

Faint clouds cling to hills and pastures of the Coginchaug River Valley in Central Connecticut. Warm, morning sunlight struggles to permeate the heavy air over a complex of old barns and sheds clad with weathered planks and crowned by sheet metal and shingles.