Sugaring Time

Rob Howe explains the operation of his big evaporator to neighbor Donna Barton and her cousin Jerry MacDonald. With sugaring partner Scott Miller, Rob boiled down over 100 gallons of sap into three delicious gallons of maple syrup that lovely Saturday morning in mid-March.

Celebrate with Flowers

The Connecticut Rose Society dedicated their display at this year’s Flower & Garden Show in February at the Connecticut Convention Center to all the farms, residents and the town of Suffield on our 350th Anniversary.

The Sound of Silence

This year’s public production of the customary spring musical at Suffield High School was cancelled at almost the last minute by the Town’s bold, understandable response to the national emergency – among other closings, the COVID-19 pandemic had silenced The Sound of Music.

Farmland & Open Space Preservation in Suffield

In 1999, Suffield through its Planning & Zoning and Conservation Commissions established a 10-year goal to preserve 55% of the Towns residentially zoned land as open space, or 13,445 acres.