Most of these buildings remain but the streets are now paved.
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A 9-minute walk gets me to Sweetland Farm, our CSA.
Sunflowers line the stretch of highway next to the farm,
leading out of town on the north side.
This is a 4-minute walk from Strowbridge Street.
The owner is also the coordinator of the village Farmer's Market.
From here the walk to the base of the falls is an easy, flat one,
about half an hour's amble round trip
deep in the bottom of the gorge.
Locally created artisan coffee from beans hand selected in South America and Africa
from small, local growers
and roasted on a farm outside of town.
Our go-to shop for gifts is Sundrees, owned and run by a woman with her own 20-year cottage industry creating fantastic handbags and shoulder bags made of sturdy, durable and rugged tapestry fabrics.
It's a quirky, eclectic, vintage-style, kitschy and free-form mix of highly creative and imaginative items. “A quaint shop for a quaint town,” as one visitor is quoted as reporting.
Tim's Barber Shop, where an old fashioned hair cut is always available.
Life's So Sweet Chocolates, making their own dark and milk chocolates.
The Pourhouse, pouring libations, serving good pub food with a twist
and offering live, local, acoustic music.
Marshall's Laundromat. In earlier days Silver Dan presided over the street from the second story, middle window, when it was a carriage shop.
The Collection, antiques.
The Rongovian Embassy, world-famous bar with music and serving dinner.
NY Pizzeria, thin, crispy crust with creative toppings.
Sundrees, 'a variety of goods.'