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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will host an online Food Explorers program making mini apple pies at 5 p.m. Monday, September 20.

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OAKVILLE — All Saints with Christ Episcopal Church will host a Chicken Barbecue Takeout Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, August 27. Orders can be placed for pickup by calling 203-910-5517. The meal includes a one-quarter chicken, beans, coleslaw, dinner roll and dessert. Those ordering can ch…

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the virtual program, Pandemic Pantry — In Praise of The Sweet Potato, at noon Saturday, June 5 via Zoom and Facebook Live.

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the free program, The Pandemic Pantry - Cooking with Herbs via Zoom and Facebook at noon Saturday, May 1.

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LITCHFIELD — The program, The Amazing Potato!, will be offered at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at 229 East Litchfield Rd. 

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LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the Pandemic Pantry program, From Russia With Love, hosted by member Jenny Royer at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3 live via Zoom and Facebook.

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SOUTHBURY —  The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department will host Food Explorers to make a delicious dessert at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 live on Zoom.

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LITCHFIELD — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd., offers a “Cooking With Wisdom Retreat – Stocks, Soups and Sauces” on Friday, March 12 to Saturday, March 13 at 229 East Litchfield Rd.

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host The Pandemic Pantry ~ There’s Something About Salmon at noon on Saturday, March 6 via Zoom and Facebook Live.  

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SEYMOUR — The Seymour Public Library will host Chef Bill for a free Zoom cooking class, “Pot Sticker Dumplings with Separate Chicken and Vegetarian Fillings and Dipping Sauce,” at 7 p.m. Monday, February 8. Registration is required for this free family-friendly program. Dumplings eaten on Ch…

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LITCHFIELD —  A cooking class, From Wisdom’s Table: Noodles, will be presented at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 30. Chef Margaret Jacobs will present the class.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department welcomes Registered Dietitian Katie Shepherd from Food Explorers. The library is offering a virtual cooking program to make two types of fudge. Food Explorers: Homemade Fudge will be offered at 4 p.m. Tuesday, December 29 liv…

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center has posted its calendar of events for January, 2021. All of the programs are via Zoom or Facebook Live.

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Girl Scout Troop 64005, right, made six holiday meal bags for the Watertown Food Bank with food donated by family and friends. Present for the photo were (from left) Allie Zombar, Caitlyn Grabel, Mia Melendez and Lexi Osborn. Not pictured are Troop 64005 members Kayla Barker and Amelia Phelan.

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DERBY — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Center’s Kellogg Environmental Center will host a virtual presentation titled American Chestnuts, at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 5.

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SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library Youth Services department welcomes Registered Dietitian Katie Shepherd from Food Explorers.

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WATERTOWN — All donations of food, gift cards and monetary donations for the Watertown Food and Fuel Bank are to be brought to the Watertown Town Hall, Human, Social and Leisure Services department.

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DERBY — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Center’s Kellogg Environmental Center will host a virtual event titled Black Walnuts and More, at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 30.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Land Trust is offering pumpkin bread made from homegrown pumpkins.

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Donna Finneran and Cindy Kishonis collect donations at the food drive sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women of St. John The Evangelist Church this past weekend to benefit the Watertown Food Bank and the Brian O’Connell Homeless Project. The Council of Catholic Women is thankful for the …

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OAKVILLE — St. Mary Magdalen Parish of Oakville will hold a food drive from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 17, and from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, October 18, in the church parking lot, 16 Buckingham St.

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MIDDLEBURY — Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, 2132 Middlebury Rd., will host a Wings & Things family event Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Great Waterbury Campership Fund.

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OAKVILLE — VFW Post 7330, 85 Davis St., will host a meatball grinder fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, October 9.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont, Lt. Gov Susan Bysiewicz and state Agriculture Commissioner Bryan P. Hurlburt have announced the launch of a new initiative to provide emergency food resources to Connecticut’s food pantries as the state continues to respond to the ongoing impact of the global Covi…

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BETHLEHEM — First Church of Bethlehem, 21 Main St. South, plans an outdoor bake and mask sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday September 26.

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WATERTOWN— The Watertown Farmers’ Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday until October 18 at the Town Garage, 690 Thomaston Rd. (Rt.6). Many farms have returned from last year with new farms and season vendors. Local vendors, artisans and musical entertainment will be attending we…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced announced that a collaborative effort among state agencies, private businesses and nonprofits aimed at addressing the needs of at-risk residents during the Covid-19 pandemic and providing them with food boxes is expanding in several communities across…

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TORRINGTON — A woman in a photo and article about Feed Your Neighbors, NWCT, which ran in the September 3 issue of Town Times, was misidentified as Denise Butwill.

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library will host a program titled Cooking With Kate: Let’s Make Apple Crumb Bars at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 12.

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WATERBURY — Stock the Pantry, United Way of Greater Waterbury’s annual initiative to directly help local food pantries stock their shelves with healthy foods for the summer months, went virtual this year, collecting dollars instead of cans.

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HARTFORD — More than 210,600 Connecticut households enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive federal storm-related food replacement benefits, Department of Social Services Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford announced last week.

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Award-winning cookbook author and chef Terry Walters will donate her time to teach a virtual clean food cooking class to benefit Sun, Moon & Stars, Inc., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 27. One hundred percent of registration fees will benefit the Greater Watertown autism community.…

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will present The Pandemic Pantry with Gerri Griswold, a cooking show focusing on healthy eating, at noon Saturday, August 22, via Zoom.

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HARTFORD — The state Department of Social Services will be providing $16.4 million in Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance benefits to nearly half of Connecticut’s SNAP participants on Friday, August 14, adding to the $84.5 million in emergency benefits disbursed in April, May, June a…

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WOODBURY — “Same great cause. Same amazing food. Different seat.” So reads the invitation to Farm to Flanders: The Ultimate Gourmet Picnic and Online Auction, a creatively reimagined event that this year is replacing the annual Farm to Table dinner at Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust. O…

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WATERTOWN — Was it hot? Yes, it was. Was it humid? Yes it was. Did either of those factors prevent people from attending the Watertown Farmers’ Market on July 26? No, they did not. A steady stream of customers parked and made their way into the weekly shopfest, but not before donning face ma…

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HARTFORD — The state has received an additional extension from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for approval to apply for reimbursement for statewide emergency feeding efforts until August 19.

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OAKVILLE — As a Thank You to first responders, Vintage 471 Restaurant is offering free meals to go or dine in from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28 at 471 Main St. The following meals will be available: Pasta and Meatball, Sauteed Chicken Caper, Vintage Italian Sub with Fries and Grille…

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LITCHFIELD — Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 East Litchfield Rd., has released a schedule of day programs and retreats for August.

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BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Connecticut Farmland Trust has announced the preservation of Kuss Farm in Bethlehem and Woodbury. This 61-acre parcel of the 450-acre farm was protected in a joint effort in partnership by the state Department of Agriculture, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Services …

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will present The Pandemic Pantry, a cooking show focusing on healthful eating, at noon Saturday, July 11, via Zoom.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced a nationwide extension of another key flexibility for USDA’s child nutrition programs.