March Farms,located in Bethlehem Connecticut, in the heart of the Litchfield Hills, is an iconic Connecticut Farm with a rich heritage. On Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m., at the Gunn Memorial Library, author Nancy McMillian will lead a discussion and book signing on her new book, March Farm: Season by Season on a Connecticut Family Farm.
March Farm in Bethlehem, CT is a 150-acre four-generation family farm that has weathered nearly 100 years of the vagaries of a life working the land. The book follows this local farm through an annual cycle of preparation and harvest, highlighting the individual members of the March family working on the farm. For more information on March Farm visit http://www.marchfarm.com.
Using photographs and essays, the farm is followed through four seasons and offer up-close views of farming life. Other essays present a wider perspective on the politics of food and farming. Accompanying recipes use the five crops the farm produces. Books will be available for purchase and for signing. For more information on the book, visit http://www.marchfarmthebook.com.
The snowdate is March 5 at 6:30 p.m.