Shortt’s Farm

Shortt’s Farm is a beautiful six acre, USDA certified organic vegetable farm located at 52 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook, CT. Sue, Jim and their sons James and Jesse are first generation farmers who grow and sell many different types of vegetables including hard to find heirloom varieties. They also have everything you need to …

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Food System and Food Security

Our Food System is everything involved in production, processing, distribution, consumption to waste.  From farm to table!  Our current production system has been very successful but, with consequences.  We have never produced more food worldwide, but we are dealing with unprecedented numbers of Malnutrition, Obesity, Chronic hunger, and Chronic disease. The mono-crop production and processing …

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Growing Food At Home

Fresh, Fresh, Fresh! This is what “organic” used to be! Being able to harvest food directly from your yard, deck, windowsill, or community garden means you are getting the healthiest and best-tasting food you can find. No travel time, no chemicals, and no plastic storage. Just freshness! When you plant your own food, you know …

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Real Food Nutrition

Real Food is single ingredient, zero or minimally processed, and as close to nature as possible. The buzz phrases to look for are organically grown, pasture-raised, wild-caught, grass-fed, and locally grown. Put simply, real food is food as it’s found in nature. Only 9% of Americans meet the dietary guidelines for daily veggies and only …

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Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is definitely a buzzword in the industry right now. When we’re talking about regenerative agriculture we’re talking about a sustainable food production system that not only produces nutrient-dense food but can also contribute to reversing the effects of global warming. About 10% of greenhouse gasses come from a combination of carbon emissions that …

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