reconnecting a farmyard to its fields
RAFT is currently transitioning a Connecticut farm into a more ecologically productive and natural landscape.
Construction this summer and fall will include replacing labor- and chemical-intensive lawn areas with seeded perennial meadows and restored woodlands. Daylighted drainage systems will support a rain garden of native wetland plants. The resulting landscape will enrich habitat for birds, butterflies, and bees that will, in turn, be beneficial to the orchards and organic kitchen gardens of the property.
Collaboration with: Larry Weaner Landscape Associates