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Taproot & Redding Roadhouse Owners Take Over The Holbrook Farm Business

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More than 40 years ago, John and Lynn Holbrook purchased 12 acres of land in Bethel, Connecticut to open their very own family farm. With a mere 2 acres available for farming, the Holbrooks were tasked with maximizing space while remaining environmentally friendly. The rest is history.

While the Holbrooks still own the spectacular farmland, as of this past March, four new faces have joined the farming family. Jeff Taibe, Stephanie Sweeney, and Sean and Erin Reilly decided to tackle the business side of things when the previous tenant opted not to renew her lease. With Taibe and Sweeney owning their restaurant, Taproot, and the Reilly’s owning the Redding Roadhouse, the four decided to merge the Bethel and Redding communities with Holbrook Farm as their link.

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”43606″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]The new team seeks to maintain the traditional practices that the Holbrooks have established over the past 40 years, but also hope to implement new initiatives to further reach the local community through their work. Sweeney says they want to continue farm dinners as they have in the past, but would also like to begin new activities such as yoga classes or flower arranging events at the farm in the near future.

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