Mark Kelly of Easton, CT enjoys visiting the farms in Easton especially around the holiday time. Among his favorites are Maple Row Farm, Silverman’s Farm and Sport Hill Road Farm.
Cutting your Christmas Tree at Maple Row Farm of Easton CT. is a favorite family tradition and a special place to visit anytime of year. Over 200 years of farming history can be found in Easton at Maple Row Farm. Originally a dairy farm, the farm has been in Easton since the 1700s. Their Signature Christmas Trees have been grown on the farm since the late Sherwood Edwards in the 1920’s. Since then Maple Row Farm has been employing sustainable farming methods in Easton, CT. In the past fifty years they have been known as one of Fairfield Counties premier choice for fresh cut trees. There’s no better way to usher in the holidays than by cutting your own fresh Christmas tree. It’s a tradition that your whole family will cherish.
In the 1920’s Ben Silverman founded Silverman’s Farm. Born in New York City in 1898, Ben moved to Connecticut at the age of 18 and began working on cow farms for $1.00 per day until he was able to save enough to purchase his first parcel of land on Sport Hill Road in Easton. His first venture was building a cider mill. Today families of Easton, CT and surrounding towns enjoy pick your own apples and visiting the farm for sweet and hard cider and other house baked farm goods. Fall fest and pumpkin picking is a family tradition in New England. Silverman’s is one of the largest farms in Connecticut and their greenhouse is full of fresh cut trees for the holiday season.