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Situated in Lyme, CT, Ashlawn Farm has been in the same family since 1909. In recent years, crops have changed from local to global, and the old milk room has been reborn as a top flight coffee roaster. “There’s some­thing ex­ot­ic about buy­ing cof­fees from plan­ta­tions around the world; there’s some­thing com­fort­ing in buy­ing cof­fee from the farm down the road. For eighty-​five years, Ash­lawn Farm pro­vid­ed dairy prod­ucts to many house­holds in Con­necti­cut. Now, al­though you’ll have to get your milk some­where else, you can use it in our Farm Cof­fee. And rest as­sured that you are still drink­ing ex­ot­ic cof­fee be­cause we buy only the best Ara­bi­ca green beans from cof­fee farms on every cof­fee grow­ing con­ti­nent. All the roast­ing is done right here—in the old work­shop next to the dairy barn, using state-​of-​the-​art equip­ment. keep­ing the tra­di­tion

The Ashlawn Farm Coffee website was relaunched last week and with it the web store.

In the interest of one last “heritage” story for 2010, after the jump you’ll find a tremendous selection of historic photographs documenting the history of Ashlawn Farm.

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