South Park choices

Now that the New England Prayer Center has failed to exercise its final option to…

Farm tour at ‘farm’ school Teachers and students had a private tour of the fields farmed in front of Samuel Staples Elementary School by Sport Hill Farm. Farm gal Patti Popp led the groups outside and talked about seasonal eating and some of the challenges that go with farming the open fields. The school group had a chance to welcome fall and Easton’s bountiful harvest with Ms. Popp. Samuel Staples Elementary School was designed to look like a farm and blend into Easton’s agrarian history and landscape on Morehouse Road, which has a rich farming history.

Celebrate farms and schools

In October, America celebrates the harvest, and specifically initiatives to put healthy, locally grown food…


High Holy Days: Forgiveness for a troubled earth

Jews across the globe are preparing to observe the High Holy Days, beginning Wednesday, Sept….


Hug a teacher

Back in the day, at 21, I was the youngest teacher in my school. Dare…

© Hersam Acorn. All rights reserved. The Easton Courier, 16 Bailey Avenue, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Designed by WPSHOWER

Powered by WordPress