The Wakeman Town Farm Sustainability Center is an organic demonstration homestead dedicated to serving the Westport Community. The Farm is a model facility created to educate the community with local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship, sustainable practices and community service orientation. Activities include educational workshops, student internships, after-school environmental clubs, children’s summer camp programs, growing fruits and vegetables, animal husbandry, providing a farm stand and CSA pickup location.
The mission of Wakeman Town Farm is to serve the community as an educational demonstration center for sustainable living.
In keeping with our agrarian roots, Wakeman Town Farm provides a place where we can experience hands-on homesteading practices, encompassing time honored and cutting edge methods, such as composting, succession planting, solar and wind power technologies. Wakeman Town Farm offers a wide array of educational programs in agriculture, land stewardship and animal husbandry which serve to inspire the community to unite for the mutual benefit of a healthy environment and a more sustainable future.
Food Waste Solutions Panel Discussion
Food Rescue US has organized a food waste solutions panel discussion and Q&A hosted by Wakeman Town Farm and Sustainability Center on Monday September 17th, 2018, from 6pm-7:30pm. The public is invited to attend and learn about food rescue and how the community can come together to reduce food waste. The panel includes Nicole Straight, Food Rescue US Fairfield County Site Director, Chef Jes Bengtson of Terrain Garden Cafe, Chef Jeff Taibe of Taproot Restaurant, Jonathan Kirschner of Ambler Farm and will be moderated by Sustainne CEO and green food advocate Analiese Paik. The event will also feature local food donors from farms, restaurants and grocery stores, light refreshments will be served.