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Multigenerational Family Run Farm & Favorite – Brown’s Harvest in Windsor, Connecticut

Posted on October 22, 2015

  Story & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   With Halloween just around the corner it’s time to head to Brown’s Harvest multigenerational family run farm, and a favorite. The Brown Family has been farming in and around Connecticut’s historic first town of Windsor, Connecticut since the mid-1800’s.   Now into a sixth generation of family ownership and operation, the Brown Family has 175 acres of beautiful Connecticut farmland. In addition to vegetables and fruits – plenty of pumpkins – they produce CT Valley Shade Tobacco “sold internationally”.   A stop at Brown’s Harvest is simply part of the tapestry of autumn for many (see newsandviewsjb story posted Oct. 27, 2013). And, Brown’s Harvest never disappoints.┬áThe ride alone along Windsor’s attractive country roads is…

Destination: Brown’s Harvest in Windsor, CT a Delightful Autumn Tradition

Posted on October 27, 2013

Story & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb There could not be a more delightful destination this time of year then Brown’s Harvest in Windsor, Connecticut. The pumpkin patch attracts visitors from throughout Connecticut and beyond. In fact, many people say an autumn stop at Brown’s is an annual tradition. “I’ve been bringing them here since they were little tykes,” Rich Massaro of Windsor Locks said about his son and daughter Zack and Lexi during their October 26 visit to Brown’s. “I like the hayrides and picking out pumpkins,” noted Lexi. Eleven- month–old Lucas Smith’s parents live in Enfield and brought him to the farm to pick out baby’s first pumpkin. Meanwhile, Fernando of Manchester came with his 4-year-old daughter Makayla who was having her…