Poetry for the Earth

Poetry and Nature have walked hand in hand in celebrating the beauty of our planet since ancient times. April being National Poetry month, and also Earth Month, we bring you a bit of beauty to enjoy from three of our favorite poets laureate.

Its a Rap!

With the onset of Spring, some of his students from Fairfield and Weston couldn’t wait to get out into Nature and give Fairfield’s Earth Day a shout out in this cool poem.

Shop, Stroll, and Love Local This Spring

Coinciding this year with Earth Day, participating shops in downtown Fairfield will be open 10 am to 9 pm, offering patrons an opportunity to browse, shop and truly Love Local with a variety of spring celebratory promotions. The first 100 shoppers to visit the Experience Fairfield tent on Sherman Green after 5 pm will receive…

Earth Music Concert

Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune in to the SFTF’s YouTube channel…

Climate Health = Your Health

Dr. Laura Bozzi, Director of Programs for the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, along with Ruth Canovi, Director of Advocacy in CT for the American Lung Association, and Lisa Deeds, a paramedic with American Medical Response, join us in a discussion of the impacts of climate change…

Earth Music Concert Press Release

Fairfield CT, April 15, 2020 – Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune…

Got the shivers?

Winter is lagging on, and we’re all spending more time indoors. If you’re feeling the cold and the pinch, it might be a good time to get more energy efficient. For a limited time, Home Energy Solutions from Energize CT is offering energy audits at no cost for eligible customers. Saving energy is the easiest…

Love your Land Trust

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) advocates for land conservation, stewardship and funding, and works to ensure the long-term strength and viability of the land conservation community in Connecticut.

The Proper Way to Plant a Tree

With Charlie Stebbins and Adrian DeLaRosa, CT Audubon Society at Smith-Richardson Preserve, Westport, CT, along with Fairfield Forestry Committee Members Tom Corell, Misty Beyer, Mary Hogue and Fairfield Tree Warden Jeff Minder and Anne Rowlands, Connecticut Gardener Publisher.

Mystic Aquarium

Stay connected to family and friends while supporting Mystic Aquarium’s animal care! Send that special someone a cute clip with a personalized message.


The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut’s mission is to ensure the growth and viability of organic agriculture, organic food, and organic land care in Connecticut.

Wakeman Town Farm

Whether you’re into gardening, cooking, bee-keeping, composting, or raising poultry, our short FREE videos provide the insights you’ll need to dive in with confidence. Many of the cooking videos (and live animal “cams”) are great fun with the kids.

Master Gardeners

Whether you are already a passionate gardener who would like to take your learning to the next level, a beginning gardener in search of a knowledgeable resource, or acommunity/group with a gardening need, the MG program is here for you.

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones celebrates Earth Day virtually on April 22 and all week long with eco-friendly STEAM happenings filled with eco-lore from local farmers and friends, environmental trivia, games and more for the whole family to enjoy.

A Special Note from Fairfield Earth Day Co-Chairs, Larry Kaley and Mary Hogue

It’s been twenty-one years of observing folks, face to face, enjoying and learning about sustainable and organic methods to use in their daily lives. Exhibits, round table discussions, talks, entertainment, art and more create the positive experiences one has attending Fairfield’s Earth Day Celebration. Enjoying the interaction of eager attendees and exhibitors gave those of…

Virtual Fairfield Museum

To celebrate Earth Day, the Museum is hosting a special Storytime Live on April 22, featuring a reading of the beloved children’s book, Dear Children of the Earth by Schim Schimmel, a remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere.

Create Your Own Earth Day 2020 Garden

Got even a square foot of outdoor space? Celebrate the 50th Earth Day by getting outdoors and planting a pollinator-friendly garden! Pollinators (insects, birds or other animals that move pollen from one plant to another) are responsible for up to 30% of our food supply. Our native pollinator populations are threatened due to pesticide use,…

Go on Safari!

You don’t have to come to Aspetuck Land Trust’s preserves for a nature adventure… look to your own yard! Hunt for invasive plants, celebrate native pollinators, and be on the lookout for any exciting critter hiding under rocks and logs in your own yard!

Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Fairfield COVID-19 Relief Fund was established to provide limited, one-time assistance to Fairfield residents who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Intended use of the funds must be directly related to the effects of the virus.

Climate Change Webinar

with Juliana Barrett from the Connecticut Sea Grant and UConn Extension; Becky Bunnell, Chair of Town of Fairfield Flood and Erosion Control Board; and Emmeline Harrigan, a certified Planner and Floodplain Manager and currently serves as the Assistant Planning Director in Fairfield, CT

Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Join the Greater Bridgeport/Norwalk Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. We support reducing carbon pollution, stabilizing our climate and promoting renewable energy and new jobs through a carbon fee on oil, gas and coal producers with dividends distributed to all American households.

Your Library at Home

Fairfield Public Library Programs during the week include: Virtual Storytime Come sing and celebrate the Earth with us! This an extra special year- Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary! This week on Wednesday, 4/24 and Friday, 4/26 the theme will be all about loving our planet! For children ages 0-5.  Virtual drop-in program. Wednesday, April 22nd -…

Discovery: Violent Storms

The Discovery Museum asks: What is weather? How do storms form? Why does weather get violent? Explore the causes and effects of thunder and lightning, learn about wind currents, and see how tornadoes form. You won’t want to miss this exploration of some of our wildest weather! For a great demo watch our video here:…

“Why to Go Vegan” by Sustainable Youth CT

The Sustainable Youth CT is excited to present the following video on “Why To Go Vegan” on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The Sustainable Youth CT would also like to invite you all to pick one or more vegan recipes to cook on Earth Day (some links are provided below), and take a picture…