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.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2023, 8:30 AM

Updated 250 days ago

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Looking for a place to get locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables this summer? Here is a guide to different farmers markets around Connecticut. 
Check websites or call before heading out.
Billings Forge Farmers Market in Hartford
Next to Firebox Restaurant
539 Broad Street
Open: June-October 2023
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats and other local products.
Bozrah Farmers Market
45 Bozrah Street, Bozrah
Open: July-October, 2023
Fridays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Bridgeport Farmers Markets
Downtown Market in Bridgeport
Bank Street at McLevy Green, Bridgeport
Open: July 6-Oct. 26, 2023
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Chester Sunday Market
23 Ridge Road
Open: June 11-Oct. 15, 2023
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's Available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, seafood, breads, dairy products, biscotti, soaps and flowers.
Coventry Farmers Market
2299 South St., Coventry
Open: June-October, 2023
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Danbury Farmers Market
Danbury Railway Museum
Open: June 24-Oct. 28, 2023
Fridays 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 7, 2023
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-October, 2023
Sundays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood, preserves and soaps.
Downtown Milford Farmers Market
Wasson Field
70 W River Street
Open: June 10-Oct. 14, 2023
Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
East End NRZ Market and Cafe
30 Florence Street
Open: July 15-Oct. 29, 2023
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
East Side Market
752 East Main Street, Bridgeport
parking lot of the City’s Social Services building
Open: July 12-Oct. 18, 2023
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Ellington Farmers Market
Arbor Park
Main Street
Open: May-October, 2023
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What's available: Locally grown fruits and vegetables, dairy, eggs, seafood, poultry, meat, honey, maple syrup, jams/sauces/spreads, baked goods and prepared foods (including many vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free options), flowers, plants, bath and body products, textiles, jewelry, home décor, and so much more. 
Fairfield Farmers Market
Sherman Green
Reef Road, Fairfield
Open: June 11-Oct. 8, 2023
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, coffee, honey, baked goods, guacamole, hummus and dog biscuits.
Farm Stand at Bridgeport Hospital
200 Mill Hill Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: July 13-Oct. 26, 2023
Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 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 17-Oct. 7, 2023
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Greenwich Farmers Market
2 Horseneck Lane
Open: May 20, 2023
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
​421 Bantam Road
Opens: April-October, 2023
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
Lumber Yard Lot (near the train station)
244 Elm Street
Open: April 22-Nov. 18, 2023
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.
Norfolk Farmers Market
19 Maple Avenue
Open: June 3-Sept. 2, 2023
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, meats, cheeses, pickles, preserves, syrups, baked goods and flowers.  
Norwalk Farmers Markets
Thursdays at: American Legion, 60 County Street. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fridays at: Rowayton Farmers Market
Saturdays at: First Congregational Church
Wednesdays at: Norwalk Community Health Center and Rainbow Plaza
Open: May-November, 2023
Meriden Farmers Market
Mill Street - Between State Street and Pratt Street
Open: July 8-Oct. 14, 2023
Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
What's available: Ripe produce is harvested and then sold at the Market that day, providing an exceptional garden-fresh taste. Shoppers will find a variety of fruits and vegetables grown for flavor and have the opportunity to meet the farmers.
Monroe Farmers’ Market
Pre-orders and pick-up only
Monroe Town Green
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe
Open: June 4-October, 2023
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.
Niantic Farmers Market
159 Main Street, Niantic
Methodist Street Parking Lot
Open: Year-round
Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Putnam Farmers Market
Putnam Riverview Marketplace pavilion
18 Kennedy Drive
Open: June 3-Oct. 28, 2023
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy products, cheeses, honey, applesauce, preserves and flower baskets.  
Reservoir Community Farm Stand
1469 Reservoir Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 17-Oct. 28, 2023
Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products  
South Windsor Farmers Market
150 Nevers Road
Open: June 3-Oct. 7, 2023
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Spruce Street Market in Manchester
153 and 163 Spruce Street
Open: June 7-Aug. 30, 2023
Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods and other local products.
Stafford Area Farmers & Crafters Market
West Stafford School
153 West Stafford Road
Open: May-October, 2023
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, homemade jams, jellies, pickles, candles, artisan soaps, heating pads, woodcrafts and local honey.
Stamford Farmers Market
Veterans Memorial Park - 130 Atlantic Street
Open: June 10-Oct. 28, 2023
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers. You’ll also find breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more.
Stonington Farmers Market
Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue, Stonington
Open: Year-round
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Stratfield Saturday Market in Bridgeport
2200 North Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 11-Oct. 29, 2023
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Stratford Farmer's Market
Paradise Green in Stratford
Open: June-October, 2023
Mondays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
What's available: Connecticut-grown fruits and vegetables, locally made baked-goods, meats, eggs, cheese, ice cream, and more!
St. Vincent’s Farm Stand
2800 Main Street, Bridgeport
Open: June 13-Nov. 28, 2023
Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
The Greenfield Hill Farmers Market in Fairfield
65 Hillside Road
Open: May 13-Oct. 28, 2023
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, pastries, meats, baked goods and flowers.
Trumbull Farmers Market
Moore Ballfields on Unity Road
Open: May-October, 2023
Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What's available: Includes live music, food trucks, fruits, veggies, jams, soy candles, meats, fish, honey, dairy aromatherapy products, baked goods artisans and more.
Walnut Beach-Milford Farmers Market
Walnut Beach Pavilion
85 Viscount Drive, Milford 
Open: June-September, 2023
Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products.
Westport Winter Farmers Market
50 Imperial Avenue
Open: May 11-Nov. 9, 2023
Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, kombucha, baked goods, pastries, seafood, breads, gluten and allergy-free treats.
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