Sunrise at Holcomb Farm

Eric Lukingbeal shot a spectacular photo of a peaceful, early spring sunrise looking over the open expanse of the east fields at Holcomb Farm. An early morning hiker and Friend of the Farm, Lukingbeal also serves on its board.

The Brewery at Maple View Farm announces grand opening

The Brewery at Maple View Farm, Granby’s Farm Brewery, will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, April 27 with a ribbon cutting, a band and a tour of the entire farm. The Farm and Brewery are located on 50 acres right in the center of Granby, owned by Kate and Jason Bogli who are the third generation to run the farm.

Land Trust considers nesting birds

At a recent board meeting of the Granby Land Trust, a discussion occurred regarding dog walking on Land Trust properties. Leashed dogs have been and are always welcome, but board member and veteran birder John Weeks brought “secondary scent-vectored predation” to the table at a recent board meeting.

Thinking about gardening? Sign up for Community Garden by May 1

It’s time to sign up for a garden plot and enjoy all the benefits of growing your own vegetables and flowers. The gardens are located just north of Ahrens Park on Hungary Road and are divided into an organic section and a conventional one.