Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Norfolk

Antiques

Joseph Stannard Antiques

Joseph Stannard Antiques offers impeccable French Country imports and a “savvy classic” line from the owner/artist himself.

Joseph Stannard Antiques
8 Station Place, Norfolk
860-542-5212

Architects

KBJ Architect

The goal of KBJ Architect is to provide architectural services that are responsive to the needs of the client, the site, and the environment.

KBJ Architect
P.O. Box 565, Norfolk
860-542-5626

Causes

Aton Forest

Aton Forest, Inc. was formed to preserve the lands assembled by Dr. Frank E. Egler as a Research Natural Area and to continue the low impact, long-term ecological research that he pioneered. The organization also maintains an archive of Dr. Egler ’s written material and library, and curates a portion of his house and furnishings as an informal museum. The aim is to preserve and continue the physical and intellectual legacy of our founder.

They are always interested in volunteers to lend a hand. Volunteer activities include: trail work, gardening, naturalistic landscaping, archival work, outreach, graphic design, fundraising, and a number of research projects

Aton Forest
P.O. Box 509, Norfolk
860-542-5125

Norfolk Land Trust

The Norfolk Land Trust (“NLT”), an all volunteer organization, was created in 1982 to encourage the preservation of natural heritage and open space in Norfolk, Connecticut. Their resources include pristine water courses, beautiful wetlands, meadows and woodlands, and the plants and animals whose habitat it is. NLT is interested in helping preserve tracts of land which support conservation, recreation, scenic and local historical and cultural values. To date NLT has protected more than 4,000 acres of open space with conservation easements.

Norfolk Land Trust
P.O. Box 363, Norfolk
860-307-8380

Design

KBJ Architect

The goal of KBJ Architect is to provide architectural services that are responsive to the needs of the client, the site, and the environment.

KBJ Architect
P.O. Box 565, Norfolk
860-542-5626

Ruthann Olsson

Ruthann Olsson strives to balance architecture with color, concept, scale, and functionality, while working with the client, architect, and tradesmen.

Ruthann Olsson
20 John Curtis Rd., Norfolk
860-542-5095

Designers

Ruthann Olsson

Ruthann Olsson strives to balance architecture with color, concept, scale, and functionality, while working with the client, architect, and tradesmen.

Ruthann Olsson
20 John Curtis Rd., Norfolk
860-542-5095

Farms

Seed & Spoon at Husky Meadow Farms

Seed & Spoon occupies a unique space – situated in the less-travelled and pristine Northwest corner
– it is at once an organic working farm and a place where a lucky few can come for weekend and
mid-week stays in charming accommodations. Beginning May and continuing through the end of
October, Tracy and her team welcome up to ten guests (five parties of two) for farm stays. Seed &
Spoon is all about the people who want to really share their deep knowledge of food and farming, a
place where the food they grow is transformed by chef and guests alike into meals that are delicious
and fill the soul, and where friendships are made and sustained, because there just isn’t anything
else quite like it. Guests participate in activities based on a specific theme such as discovering wild
edibles, creating a kitchen garden, homesteading, or other activities that naturally take place on a
farm at any given time.

26 Doolittle Drive Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 540-4757
https://seedandspoon.com/

Food

Norfolk Farmers’ Market

The Norfolk Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 10 am – 1 pm, between May 18 – October 12.

Norfolk Farmers Market
Town Hall, 19 Maple Avenue, Norfolk

Seed & Spoon at Husky Meadow Farms

Seed & Spoon occupies a unique space – situated in the less-travelled and pristine Northwest corner
– it is at once an organic working farm and a place where a lucky few can come for weekend and
mid-week stays in charming accommodations. Beginning May and continuing through the end of
October, Tracy and her team welcome up to ten guests (five parties of two) for farm stays. Seed &
Spoon is all about the people who want to really share their deep knowledge of food and farming, a
place where the food they grow is transformed by chef and guests alike into meals that are delicious
and fill the soul, and where friendships are made and sustained, because there just isn’t anything
else quite like it. Guests participate in activities based on a specific theme such as discovering wild
edibles, creating a kitchen garden, homesteading, or other activities that naturally take place on a
farm at any given time.

26 Doolittle Drive Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 540-4757
https://seedandspoon.com/

Goods

Joseph Stannard Antiques

Joseph Stannard Antiques offers impeccable French Country imports and a “savvy classic” line from the owner/artist himself.

Joseph Stannard Antiques
8 Station Place, Norfolk
860-542-5212

Landmarks

Blackberry River Inn

Also known as Mosley House-Farm, this colonial mansion, constructed in 1763, was renovated in the 1920s. Up until 1939, the property was used as a farm and known as Blackberry River Farm, after which it was transformed into an Inn.  In 1971 the Inn was sold to a local corporation, which modernized the property.  In 1993, an investor from New York bought the Inn. Today Blackberry River Inn is operated as a bed and breakfast.

Blackberry River Inn
538 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk
860-542-5100

Haystack Mountain Tower

The Haystack Mountain Tower is a 34-foot high stone tower at the summit of Haystack Mountain. Erick Kennsett Rossiter and Rossiter & Muller designed the tower, built in 1929. It cost approximately $50,000 and was made from stone cut from the mountain.  The tower allows visitors to see Long Island Sound, the Berkshires, and peaks in Massachusetts, New York, and the Green Mountains of Vermont.

Haystack Mountain Tower
Route 272, Norfolk
860-482-1817

World War I Memorial

Designed by Alfredo S.G. Taylor, the monument honors Norfolk’s World War I veterans and heroes. Dedicated on Armistice Day in 1921, the monument features three archways rising from a triangular base with long benches. A replica of the Liberty Bell hangs in the niche below the intersection of the archways. The monument is topped with a stone design that appears to resemble an eternal flame.

Intersection of North St (Route 272) & Greenwoods Rd. (Route 44), Norfolk

Lodgings

Seed & Spoon at Husky Meadow Farms

Seed & Spoon occupies a unique space – situated in the less-travelled and pristine Northwest corner
– it is at once an organic working farm and a place where a lucky few can come for weekend and
mid-week stays in charming accommodations. Beginning May and continuing through the end of
October, Tracy and her team welcome up to ten guests (five parties of two) for farm stays. Seed &
Spoon is all about the people who want to really share their deep knowledge of food and farming, a
place where the food they grow is transformed by chef and guests alike into meals that are delicious
and fill the soul, and where friendships are made and sustained, because there just isn’t anything
else quite like it. Guests participate in activities based on a specific theme such as discovering wild
edibles, creating a kitchen garden, homesteading, or other activities that naturally take place on a
farm at any given time.

26 Doolittle Drive Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 540-4757
https://seedandspoon.com/

The Manor House

Built in 1898, The Manor House is perfect for relaxing getaways and memorable escapes – whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just need a change of scenery. Enjoy the picturesque New England countryside at the small 9-room inn, tucked away on 5 acres of lawn and gardens in Connecticut’s lovely Litchfield Hills.

They have many scenic outdoor areas for you to enjoy during your visit- including patios, a gazebo, and paired Adirondack chairs scattered throughout our expansive lawn and country gardens. Two of the suites also offer private balconies, where you can enjoy your morning coffee or take in spectacular sunset views over the trees.

The Manor House Inn is less than 2 1/2 hours from New York City and Boston. It’s on a quiet street, yet just steps away from a full service restaurant, country store, miles of hiking trails and more.

The Manor House
69 Maple Avenue, Norfolk
860-542-5690
Instagram: @themanorhousenorfolk

Outdoors

Seed & Spoon at Husky Meadow Farms

Seed & Spoon occupies a unique space – situated in the less-travelled and pristine Northwest corner
– it is at once an organic working farm and a place where a lucky few can come for weekend and
mid-week stays in charming accommodations. Beginning May and continuing through the end of
October, Tracy and her team welcome up to ten guests (five parties of two) for farm stays. Seed &
Spoon is all about the people who want to really share their deep knowledge of food and farming, a
place where the food they grow is transformed by chef and guests alike into meals that are delicious
and fill the soul, and where friendships are made and sustained, because there just isn’t anything
else quite like it. Guests participate in activities based on a specific theme such as discovering wild
edibles, creating a kitchen garden, homesteading, or other activities that naturally take place on a
farm at any given time.

26 Doolittle Drive Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 540-4757
https://seedandspoon.com/

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