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 have 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 3-Oct. 27
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 8- Oct. 14
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 13-Oct. 10
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.
Danbury Farmers Market
Danbury Railway Museum
Open: June 25-Oct. 29
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 9-October
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 6-October
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 12-Oct. 9
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
East End NRZ Market and Cafe
30 Florence Street
Open: July 18-Oct. 24
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
East Side Market
Open: July 14-Oct. 27
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Fairfield Farmers Market
Sherman Green
Reef Road, Fairfield
Open: June 13-Oct. 3
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
267 Grant Street, Bridgeport
Open: July 15-Oct. 14
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 19-Oct. 16
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 15-Nov. 19
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, syrups, flowers and other local products.
Homestead Farmers’ Market
255 Homestead Avenue, Hartford
Farmers’ Market is held in the upper parking lot.
Open: June 30-October
Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, hydroponic vegetables, breads, daily, grass fed meats, and other local products
Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market
​421 Bantam Road
Opens: May 29-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
Lumber Yard Lot (near the train station)
244 Elm Street
Open: May-November
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 12
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
Wednesdays at:
Norwalk Community Health Center
120 Connecticut Avenue
Open: July 8 - Nov. 25
Rainbow Plaza
205 Main Street
Open: May 20 - Nov. 25
Norwalk Farmers Markets
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    
Monroe Farmers’ Market
Pre-orders and pick-up only
Monroe Town Green
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe
Open: June 18-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.
Putnam Farmers Market
Putnam Riverview Marketplace pavilion
18 Kennedy Drive
Open: June 5-Oct. 30
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy products, cheeses, honey, applesauce, preserves and flower baskets.  
Spruce Street Market in Manchester - CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
153 and 163 Spruce Street
Open: July 2-Aug. 11
Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods and other local products.
Reservoir Community Farm Stand
1469 Reservoir Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 26-Oct. 30
Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products
Stafford Area Farmers & Crafters Market
West Stafford School
153 West Stafford Road
Open: May-October
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.
Stratfield Saturday Market in Bridgeport
Clinton Park
Corner of Brooklawn Avenue and North Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 19-Oct. 9
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 13-Oct. 26
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 15-Oct. 30
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, pastries, meats, baked goods and flowers.
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.
Westport Farmers Market
50 Imperial Avenue
Open: May 13-Nov. 11
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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