Great Mountain Forest Orchard

Tuesday May 30th, Volunteers from the CT Chapter of TACF, students from Housatonic Valley Regional High School, and employees of Great Mountain Forest Corporation descended on a site on Undermountain Road in Falls Village to plant our long planned northwest CT backcross orchard. Brigitte Ruthman from the Waterbury Republican-American has written this fantastic article (link […]

Spring has sprung in Woodbridge

By Phil Arnold and Leila Pinchot The Woodbridge chestnut orchard has had a very productive spring, with the April 21st planting, and the second annual visit by local elementary students. The planting, carried out by Orchard Manager Dr. Phil Arnold, along with CT-TACF members Robert Gregg, Joe Calistro, and Brian Pistolese added 149 nuts from […]

Tour of Sleeping Giant Chestnut Plantation

Join the Connecticut Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation and Dr. Sandy Anagnostakis, of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, for a tour of the Sleeping Giant Chestnut Plantation, followed by a tour of CT-TACF?s Woodbridge chestnut breeding orchard. The event is taking place on Saturday, August 25th. Arthur Graves, after whom the ?Graves? source of […]