Updating the Bathrooms
Although not large, the downstairs half-bathroom was given a show-stopping, salvaged marble sink with a ceramic basin from a demolition in nearby Waterbury that gives the farmhouse a smart, current demeanor guaranteed to start many future conversations. Upstairs, the bathroom was equipped with the necessary amenities, including a claw-foot bathtub, to effectively clean its farming inhabitants, but was still in the process of being renovated at the writing of this article.
About the Author: With goats and organic gardens around her Connecticut cottage, Tovah Martin is every inch a hobby farmer. She is a freelance garden writer, lecturer, blogger and author—her most recent book is The New Terrarium (Clarkson Potter, 2009).
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2011 issue of Hobby Farm Home.