Guide: Farmers Markets around Connecticut

Looking for a place to get locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables this summer. Here is a guide to different farmers markets around Connecticut. 
NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many markets are implementing new rules in order to follow state and local government ordinances. All markets require that both vendors and shoppers wear marks or cloth coverings that cover nose and mouth. Dates and times are subject to change. Click here to see 17 changes you can expect when visiting a market.
Check websites or call before heading out.
Billings Forge Farmers Market in Hartford
Next to Firebox Restaurant
539 Broad Street
Open: June 4-Oct. 29
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats and other local products.
Bridgeport Farmers Markets
Downtown Market in Bridgeport
Bank Street at McLevy Green, Bridgeport
Open: July 9- Oct. 8
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
East End NRZ Market and Cafe
30 Florence Street
Open: July 14-Oct. 13
Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
East Side Market
Open: July 8-Oct. 28
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Farm Stand at Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant Street, Bridgeport
Open: July 11-Oct. 17
Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Farmers’ Market of Black Rock
St. Ann’s Church Field
481 Brewster Street
Open: June 20-Oct. 17
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Reservoir Community Farm Stand
1469 Reservoir Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 29-Oct. 5
Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Stratfield Saturday Market in Bridgeport
Clinton Park
Corner of Brooklawn Avenue and North Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 20-Oct. 5
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
St. Vincent’s Farm Stand
2800 Main Street, Bridgeport
Open: July 7-Oct. 27
Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Chester Sunday Market
23 Ridge Road
Open: June 14-Oct. 11
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's Available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, seafood, breads, dairy products, biscotti, soaps and flowers.
Danbury Farmers Market
Danbury Railway Museum
Open: June 19-Oct. 30
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, dog treats and other local products.
Other Information: Complimentary Parking is located at the Patriot Garage.
Darien Farmers Market
Goodwives Shopping Center
25 Old Kings Highway North
Open: June 3-TBD
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, meats, goat milk, baked goods, pastries, flowers and plants.
Denison Farmers Market
Militia Meadow
120 Pequotsepos Road
Open: June 7-October
Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood, preserves and soaps.
Fairfield Farmers Market
Sherman Green
Reef Road, Fairfield
Open: June 28-October
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, coffee, honey, baked goods, guacamole, hummus and dog biscuits.
The Greenfield Hill Farmers Market in Fairfield
65 Hillside Road
Open: May 16-Oct. 31
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, pastries, meats, baked goods and flowers.
Greenwich Farmers Market
2 Horseneck Lane
Open: May 18-December
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, syrups, flowers and other local products.
Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market
Center School Parking Lot
Woodruff Lane
Opens: June 13-October
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, preserves, grass-fed beef, pastries, breads, baked goods and flowers.
New Canaan Farmers Market
Old Center School Parking Lot
64 Maple Street
Open: May-TBD
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pre-registration needed for the first two hours of the market.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, meats, baked goods and other local products.
Edgewood Park Farmers Market in New Haven
Pre-order and pick-up only during COVID-19 pandemic
Conte West Middle School
511 Chapel Street, New Haven
Open: June-TBD
Saturdays - See website for available pick-up slots
What’s available: Fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, breads, pies, honey, dairy products, specialty food items and plants.
Norfolk Farmers Market
19 Maple Avenue
Open: June 13
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, meats, cheeses, pickles, preserves, syrups, baked goods and flowers.
Downtown Milford Farmers Market
Wasson Field
70 W River Street
Open: June 27-Oct. 10
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Seniors’ stroll - 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
What's available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Putnam Farmers Market
Putnam Riverview Marketplace pavilion
18 Kennedy Drive
Open: June 6-Oct. 31
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy products, cheeses, honey, applesauce, preserves and flower baskets.
Riverwalk Farmers Market
South Walnut Street and Mispillion Riverwalk
Downtown Milford
Open: May-October
Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, pasta sauce, cheeses, baked goods, herbs, mushrooms, preserves, teas and handmade goods.
Monroe Farmers’ Market
Pre-orders and pick-up only
Monroe Town Green
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe
Open: June 19-October
Fridays - check website for dates and times for pre-orders and pick-up.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables, herbs, cut flower bouquets, wine, pizza, honey, honeycomb and raw honey, maple products, loose leaf tea, coffee, bread, pesto and mozzarella, kettle corn, baked goods, pasture-raised, ethically farmed beef, pork, chicken and eggs, micro-greens, goat and cow’s milk cheeses, cheese products and chocolate milk, clams, oysters and scallops, ice cream, Italian ice, goat’s milk soaps and lotions, granola, pickles, soups and quiches.
Norwalk Farmers Markets
Wednesdays at:
Norwalk Community Health Center
120 Connecticut Avenue
Open: July 8 - Nov. 25
Rainbow Plaza
205 Main Street
Open: May 20 - Nov. 25
Fridays at:
Rowayton Farmers Market
177 Rowayton Avenue
Open: May 22 - Oct. 30
Saturdays at:
First Congregational Church
3 Lewis Street
Open: July 11 - Oct. 31
Stafford Area Farmers & Crafters Market
West Stafford School
153 West Stafford Road
Open: May-November
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, homemade jams, jellies, pickles, candles, artisan soaps, heating pads, woodcrafts and local honey.
Walnut Beach- Milford Farmers Market
Walnut Beach Pavilion
85 Viscount Drive, Milford
Open: June 18-Sept. 10
Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products.
Waterbury Farmers Market
Rusty Parker Memorial Park
2 Rotarian Place
Open: May-September
Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, honey and other local products.
Westport Farmers Market
50 Imperial Avenue
Open: May-TBD
Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Online orders in advance are required
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, kombucha, baked goods, pastries, seafood, breads, gluten and allergy-free treats.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Spruce Street Market in Manchester
153 and 163 Spruce Street
Open: July 1-Aug. 19
Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods and other local products.
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