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Kayla Magnarella, 9 , of Naugatuck smiles during a recent therapeutic horseback ride at Hidden Acres Farm in Naugatuck as instructor Cathy Langeurand, left, volunteer Kyla DeRisi, right front, and Program Director and instructor Jeanna Pellino, right back, guide Spring Hollow Jocasta. -LARAINE WESCHLER

Riders find healing at Hidden Acres

NAUGATUCK — The grin on the face of 9-year-old Kayla Magnarella stretched from ear to ear as she bounced along atop Spring Hollow Jocasta, a Morgan horse at Hidden Acres…

Whitney Miller-Caporaso poses on her farm on Straitsville Road. Miller-Caporaso and her husband, Christopher Caporaso, filed an appeal of the Prospect Zoning Board of Appeals' decision not to allow members of their community supported agriculture to pick up crops at the farm. - FILE PHOTO

Prospect CSA owners appeal board’s ruling

PROSPECT — The owners of a farm on Straitsville Road have filed an appeal against the Zoning Board of Appeals following its decision last month not to lift a cease-and-desist…

Attorney Kenneth Slater, Jr. of Hallora & Sage LLP, representing the Caporasos, argued that community supported agriculture is not a retail sale during a hearing at Prospect Town Hall Tuesday night.

Prospect ZBA denies CSA owners’ appeal

PROSPECT — The owners of a small farm on Straitsville Road cannot allow shareholders to pick up produce on their property, the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) ruled Tuesday night….

New petting zoo in Prospect will be open Saturday

PROSPECT — A new petting zoo will be open to residents this Saturday. The Farm, owned by Kelly Cronin, executive director of Waterbury Youth Services, opened last Sunday. It runs…

Petting zoo opening in Prospect

PROSPECT — A new petting zoo is opening in town just in time for fall. Every weekend starting Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a bunch of cuddly…

Whitney Miller-Caporaso gathers some summer squash for a shareholder on her and her husband Chris's farm on Straitsville Road in Prospect Aug. 19. The couple is operating their farm as a CSA, or community-supported agriculture. The town believes that it is a retail operation which is not permitted on their property and has issued a cease-and-desist order on the operation. - RA ARCHIVE

Commission issues cease and desist on couple’s CSA

PROSPECT — A married couple’s venture to operate community-supported agriculture at their farm has been put into jeopardy. Whitney Miller-Caporaso and her husband Christopher Caporaso, who live at 176 Straitsville…

Kelly Cronin is planning to build a petting zoo and farm stand on her Spring Road property.

Petting zoo coming to Prospect

PROSPECT — Kelly Cronin’s farm has been on the road for 21 years. Now, animal lovers will be able to come to her for a farm experience. The Prospect Planning…