This mid-eighteenth-century homestead overlooking Narragansett Bay was the center of a plantation that produced food for local and foreign markets. Located near Newport, Casey Farm had access to material goods imported from England, enabling its early owners to live in a fashionable manner. Prosperity ended with the burning of Newport during the Revolution, and the farm settled into a pattern of absentee ownership.
Today, farm managers raise organically grown vegetables, herbs, and flowers for subscribing households in a Community Supported Agriculture program. A weekly farmers market from May to October offers products from other local farms, including meat, seafood, fruit, flowers, and artisan products. A guided tour includes the farmyard and cemetery, where six generations of Caseys are buried.
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