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Arbor Day Tree Dedication at Malkin Preserve Highlights Its Wide Variety of Trees

The Greenwich Land Trust and Greenwich Tree Conservancy commemorated Arbor Day on with a tree planting ceremony at the Malkin Preserve where there are 14 varieties of apple trees. That is notable in an era where apple varieties are diminishing due to growers consolidating on mass-market varieties. So when you take a bite out of the apples that grow from those trees, you’re quite literally tasting history. Continue Reading →

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Stanton House Inn: From Greenwich White Elephant to Restored Gem

The Seaman-Brush House, better known as the Stanton House Inn on Maple Ave in Greenwich survived the years that big Victorian homes were considered white elephants. These days, the inn benefits from general manager Colin Pearson’s efforts to weave in permaculture practices learned in the Peace Corps and working on a farm. Continue Reading →

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