Litchfield County: Happening in the Hills

Goshen

Arts

SLA Metal Sculpt

SLA Metal Sculpt has been creating Metal Sculptures for the past 8 years in local Goshen CT. Taking recycled scrap iron and creating sculptures that range from contemporary to rustic antique, animals to simplistic design, and small to large. Several local houses have an SLA original as no two pieces are the same. SLA has donated to Festival of Trees in Litchfield CT for the past few years and has a couple sculptures in the Tapping Reeve garden. Pictures can be seen on SLA Metal Sculpt on Facebook and Instagram. This inspiring 26 year old artist, growing up in Goshen and a resident of Litchfield now, also an automotive and welding instructor at the Connecticut Jr. Republic is a full of laughs, easy going and fun to deal with.

401 Old Middle St.
Goshen CT, 06756
2-6 M-F, 11-5 Saturday & Sunday
(860) 485-4836

Causes

Goshen Land Trust

The Goshen Land Trust, Inc. is a non-profit organization of volunteers, founded in 1980, for the purposes of improving the quality of life for current and future generations of Goshen, Connecticut area residents, through the preservation and protection of natural and open lands. Over the years, the Land Trust has secured ownership of 510.1 acres of land and conservation easements on an additional 183 acres. Much of this land is along stream corridors with wild beauty and historic mill sites. The Goshen Land Trust’s intent is to protect such land in perpetuity for the purpose of habitat preservation and enhancement, water quality protection, agricultural productivity, education, passive recreation, and scenic and historic preservation.

They are interested in volunteers to help with invasive species removal, inspection of conserved properties, office work, fund raising, trail maintenance.

PO Box 501, 16 Mill Street, Goshen
860-491-5263
goshenlandtrust.org

Food

Nodine’s Smokehouse

A leading manufacturer of gourmet smoked meats, poultry, fish, and cheeses, Nodine’s Smokehouse has a team of skilled artisans. They use real hardwood and apple pomace, and hand-craft their products in small batches. Their specialty products are found in upscale New York venues such as Citarella, Dean & Deluca, and Fairway Markets. Their old-world flavored bacon is worth the trip to scenic Goshen, as is their marvelous Cajun Andouille sausage. Your pampered canine will enjoy their gourmet dog treats.

39 North Street
860.491.4009
www.nodinesmokehouse.com

Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolates

At Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolates, Kimberly and Clint Thorn feed their cows the finest, sweetest hay and natural feed resulting in their signature cream milk and delicious artisanal chocolates, Milk House Chocolates. Made with fresh local orchard fruits, garden herbs, and honey. They also offer cheesemaking classes. Going to their barn to pick up some vanilla milk, chocolates for your hostess, and a quick tour of the barn to say hello to the cows is always a treat.

280 Town Hill Road, Goshen
860-309-2545
www.milkhousechocolates.net

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