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The Homestead Brings Local Crafters Together

The Homestead on Tolland Green sells a variety of products from local crafters.

The Homestead building on Tolland Green is a landmark in town and has been for centuries . 

And since it has become a local symbol throughout its long history in town, it's only fitting that is also a gathering place for local farmers and crafters to sell their goods.

"I actively advertised for crafters to have their work here," said owner Judy Shaffer, who recently . She said that, at her peak, she was selling goods from 120 different crafters.

"I really try to find crafters that are local," she said. "That's where I started and where I've tried to stay over the years."

Just take a quick walk around the front room to find almost a dozen local crafters. Check out the photo gallery above to see some of the great crafts and goods being made in Tolland and the surrounding area.

Holly Linton March 14, 2012 at 08:51 PM
The Best store around!!!!

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