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Chicken Coop

A New Coop

Thanks to generous donors participating in our Anniversary Campaign we are finally going to accomplish a long awaited capital project! Over the past several weeks, you may have noticed an excavator resting in the snow along our Farm Road. In the snowiest of winters we have broken ground for our new Chicken Coop! It is […]

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Welcome Back, Mike!

On August 1st, Mike Murray returned to New Pond Farm, taking the position of Farm Manager. You may remember Mike from programs and visits to the barn when he served as the Assistant Farm Manager from 2003-2005. We are delighted with Mike’s return. He has a lifetime of hands-on experience and we take great comfort […]

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A Connecticut Dairy Farm of Distinction

    On June 29th Commissioner Prelli from the Department of Agriculture and members of the Connecticut Farm Beautification Program presented New Pond with the Connecticut Dairy Farm of Distinction award. This is such an honor and it recognizes the years of dedication and professionalism exhibited by Chris and the staff.     The award is part […]

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New Pond Farm & the Vision of Two Women

When Carmen Mathews began New Pond Foundation in the mid-1980s she had the open mind, the gracious spirit and the courage to consider sharing her spectacular 102-acre farm with others. Her dear friend Sally had the vision to see the incredible educational potential, as well as the passion and dedication to help with the farm’s […]

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New Building Brings Improvements

The new building is proving to be everything we hoped it would be! Teachers and visitors this fall and winter have been so enthusiastic about the addition of the classroom wing where The Gathering Place – our exhibition space, the Meeting Room- our classroom/festival preparation space, and the Wildlife Room- our live animal “home”, are […]

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