Sheep will return to Ridgebury pasture

Sheep, maybe some goats and llamas, will continue to spend warm weather months in a town-owned pasture off Ridgebury Road. “I’ll bring the sheep back in May, if April is warm enough,” Whitney Freeman, owner of Henny Penny Farm in Ridgebury, told the Board of Selectmen. The farm animals are popular with local residents and people passing through. “People who … read more

Voters approve horse ordinance governing all 'hooved animals'

Neighbors annoyed by horses — the manure, the smell, worries they might escape — outnumbered horse and farm owners, and passed the much-debated “horse ordinance” at a town meeting that nearly filled the 160-seat capacity of the library’s program room. The ordinance extends town regulation not only of horses but of all other “hooved animals” — ponies, pigs, goats, cattle, … read more

Henny Penny Farm to host Hootenanny Tuesday

Henny Penny Farm will be holding its second annual Hootenanny and Potluck community celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. This pre-holiday festival showcases Henny Penny Farm — Ridgefield’s local farm, and features live music, farm games, and plenty of food. Attendees will enjoy the recently restored 1725 barn and a fire pit on site. They will … read more

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