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New Home For Neglected Goats

(Bethany, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Thirteen goats that were among over 70 found living in squalor earlier this year have a new home. The goats arrived today at Lockett’s Meadow Farm in Bethany. Operator Kathy Schurman […]


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Connecticut Urged To Consider Euthanizing Rescued Goats

After rescuing dozens of neglected, malnourished goats this winter, the state of Connecticut is being asked whether the costs involved in their care are worth keeping them a


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Everything Ray: Food Justice

You and I are finding it increasingly difficult to tell the army of bureaucrats infected with mission creep to “back off and let us finish our waffles”.


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University Of New Hampshire Printing Dietary Guidelines Directly On Plates Used In Campus Dining Halls

They may not be binging on broccoli, but some University of New Hampshire students are at least pausing before they fill up on fried food, thanks to dishware designed to remind them about healthy options.


Freshly caught clams and size checking ring.

Shellfish Recall Reported

The state Department of Agriculture is alerting the public to a voluntary shellfish recall. The department says it is voluntarily recalling oysters and clams harvested from waters in Norwalk and Westport. That’s due to the […]



US Maple Syrup Production Hits Record High, Vermont Leads

U.S. maple syrup production soared to a record 3.2 million gallons this year, boosted by good weather and a high number of syrup taps in use.


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Dept. of Agriculture Targets Misuse Of Connecticut Grown Label

Those misusing the Connecticut Grown label, logo, and slogan could soon be facing penalties as a result of an enhanced effort by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.


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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.


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Panel OKs Altered Food Labels

Connecticut has taken the first step to require producers to label food that has been genetically modified.