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December 19, 2008


Ambler Farm


All Ages


Event description: Enjoy a horse-drawn ride around Ambler Farm, complete with bonfire, cookies, hot cocoa, and of course, Santa.

Address: 257 Hurlbutt St.
Wilton, CT 06897
Phone: 203-834-1143

About Ambler Farm

Ambler Farm is open from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. There is parking next to the Ambler Farm soccer field lot.

Betty Ambler was the last of the Raymond-Ambler family to live at Ambler Farm. She lived there most of her life until her death in 1998. The following year, the Town of Wilton, with overwhelming taxpayer support, purchased 22 acres of this beautiful 200-year-old working farm as part of the open-space initiative. However, because the complex consisted of historic houses, barns and various out-buildings, this acquisition was unlike any other and prompted the town to appoint a steering committee to consider the farm’s future. From this committee, a non-profit group called the Friends of Ambler Farm was formed and a mission crafted to celebrate Wilton’s agrarian roots through active-learning programs, sustainable agriculture, responsible land stewardship, and historic preservation.