Craig Winer

About Craig Winer

Craig Winer is the Senior Vice President and co-owner of Garrett Wade

A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper

A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper I recently had the pleasure of interviewing world-renowned metal shaper Fay Butler, who lives and works in Hardwick, a small town in Central Massachusetts. Oddly enough, I met him in an ice cream booth at the Hardwick Community Fair, America’s oldest fair. Fay is the President [...]

By |2018-11-08T13:28:48+00:00November 8th, 2018|Spotlights|0 Comments

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm The iconic, 10,000-pound stone cow sculpture, in front of the Stone Cow Brewery at Carter & Stevens Farm in Barre, Mass. After Phil Stevens’ barn in Barre, Mass. burned down, a neighboring farmer offered him his own 1830’s post-and-beam style barn. [...]

By |2018-09-25T16:21:40+00:00September 25th, 2018|Spotlights, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Tools You Won’t be Sorry to Own or Give

10 Tools You Won't be Sorry to Own or Give As an owner of Garrett Wade I’m lucky to have access to all the tools we carry. Honestly I’m spoiled to be able to bring almost any tool home for a test drive. Many of them –especially gardening tools - [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:51:03+00:00December 6th, 2017|Spotlights|0 Comments

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Meet the Zombie Apocalypse

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Meet the Zombie Apocalypse A Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Massachusetts – and maybe other states – started off this year’s growing season with a horrible infestation of Gypsy Moth caterpillars. By June they had covered the leaves of many of my fruit trees. Some friends even claimed [...]

By |2018-05-04T13:51:50+00:00July 18th, 2017|Gardening|0 Comments