WPKN Archives: The Wakeman Town Farm - Kelsey Brennan & Christi Colasurdo

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Kevin Gallagher

Original Aired:
Monday, July 15th, 2019
4:59PM to 5:40PM

41 minutes

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 7:11AM

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Episode: The Wakeman Town Farm - Kelsey Brennan & Christi Colasurdo

 The Wakeman Town Farm Sustainability Center the farm is an organic demonstration homestead dedicated to serving the Westport Community. The Farm is a model facility created to educate the community with local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship, sustainable practices and community service orientation.   Activities include educational workshops, student internships, after-school environmental clubs, children’s summer camp programs, growing fruits and vegetables, animal husbandry, providing a farm stand and CSA pickup location.  

My guests are Kelsey Brennan is currently the farmer at Wakeman Town Farm in Westport Ct. She studied sustainable agriculture and development economics at the U of Conn. and Christy Colasurdo – Events Director for the Wakeman Town Farm. She is author of The CT Farm Table Cookbook, a cookbook she co-wrote about 4 years ago paying homage to hardworking CT farmers and the talented local chefs who support them. She is the former co-chair of Wakeman Town Farm

Show: Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher


Heavy on the 60's & 70's, new artists, Boogie Blues, Blues-Rock, Alt-country, Folk, Funk, Acid Jazz and world music and Latin Jazz. Drop in every other  Monday of the month, 4-7 p.m. for musical meanderings with Kevin Gallagher. He'll drop the bucket down WPKN's musical well and see what he drags up.

"I know where things will start out, but I'm never quite sure where we'll end up. It's all about playing any kind of music that fires me up, with the occasional Interview thrown in".


At 5 pm Monday's, Listen to "Digging in the Dirt",  where I talk to a guest working in and around agriculture, gardening, farming, gardening and food issues like organics, seeds, GMO and the Bionutrient movement and Climate Change issues.  You can go to all my Podcasts at this link.  https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/digging-in-the-dirt-on-wpkn

Kevin shares every other Monday 4-7 p.m. with Pete Stewart.

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