We are Closed for the Season.
We are planning to re-open in September.
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Applebrook Farm Helps The Northeast Connecticut Kestrel Project
Tom Sayers is here for his first visit of this year to check on the kestrel boxes. He has seen a few males in the area. The kestrels are returning from Florida!
Applebrook Farm & Cider Mill, located in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, has been chosen as a location for nesting boxes to help rebuild local populations of the American Kestrel. Also called "sparrow hawks," kestrels are the smallest falcons in North America. Their population has been in steep decline in Connecticut over the last 30 years. They are very colorful, intense predators who feed primarily on small rodents and insects.
Applebrook Farm Featured in NY Times Article
"Buying locally grown produce takes on a special flavor in the first crisp weeks of autumn, as Connecticut's apple orchards bring in their harvest. This is the time to look past the commonplace varieties carried by supermarkets and sample some of the more unusual types that are available only at area farms..." Read the full article.
Read the interview with Tom in the Journal Inquirer
The interview with Tom was in the Journal Inquirer on Dec. 6. Tom talks about how Applebrook Farm got its start and how Mother Nature has played her part. Full Article
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Broad Brook, CT 06016