Grown Locally: From Farm to Table: Locally Sourced Meat

Our Farm to Table series continues with a look at locally sourced meat. Walnut Lane Farm in Dudley, MA has been raising grass fed cattle in an effort to provide various cuts of meat to sell in their farm store. Recently, they partnered with and BT’s Smokehouse in Sturbridge, MA to provide ground beef for their menu. Producer Dave Fraser made a visit to both the farm and the restaurant to see how this local connection is helping to keep the farm sustainable and put a quality product on the menu at a local restaurant.

Walnut Lane Farm
BT’s Smokehouse
Walnut Lane Farm on Facebook
BT’s Smokehouse on Facebook

Springfield Casino Update

City Council President Michael Fenton discusses his concerns about reductions being made in their casino plan for downtown Springfield by developers MGM.

MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield on Facebook

American Graduate: Springfield Central High School ROTC

Connecting point contributor Carolee McGrath takes you to Central High School in Springfield where the junior ROTC program has helped thousands of students over the years to not only to succeed in high school, but to soar.

New England Legends: The Mount

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edith Wharton’s home, the Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts is renowned for its beauty and majesty – but there’s also a sinister side to it. Marital infidelities, madness, and death are also a part of this gilded age mansion’s tale, and ghosts of the past are said to haunt it today. Legend Hunter Jeff Bélanger turns a page in Wharton’s story to uncover some of The Mount’s deepest, darkest secrets.

Edith Wharton’s The Mount
Edith Wharton’s The Mount on Facebook