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:  Dates and times are subject to change. Check websites or call before heading out.

Billings Forge Farmers Market in Hartford
In front of the main branch of the Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Open: Year-round
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats and other local products.

Downtown Market in Bridgeport
Bank Street at McLevy Green, Bridgeport
Open: July 11- Oct. 10
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 in Bridgeport
1851 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: July 7-Oct. 13
Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 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

Chester Sunday Market
Main Street in Chester
Open: June 16-Oct. 13
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 Green
Independence Way
June 22-Oct. 19
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-November
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, meats, goat milk, baked goods, pastries, flowers and plants.

Denison Farmers MarketMilitia Meadow
120 Pequotsepos Road
Open: June-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 16-Oct. 6
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 11-Oct. 26
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, pastries, meats, baked goods and flowers.

Greenwich Farmers Market
Commuter lot on Arch Street
Open: May 18-December
Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 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 15-Oct.26
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, preserves, grass-fed beef, pastries, breads, baked goods and flowers.
Additional Information: Indoor Market help at the Community Center on 421 Bantam Road from October to May. Every other saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New Canaan Farmers Market
Old Center School Parking Lot
64 Maple Street
Open: April 27-December
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, meats, baked goods and other local products.

Downtown Milford Farmers Market
Wasson Field
70 West River Street
Open: June 15-Oct. 12
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
What's available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products

Edgewood Park Farmers Market in New Haven
Edgewood Park
Corner of Whalley and West Rock avenues
Open: May 5-Dec. 15
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What’s available: Fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, breads, pies, honey, dairy products, specialty food items and plants.

Lachat Farmers Market
Weston 
106 Godfrey Road West
Open: June-October
Last Friday of each month
Time: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, meat, baked goods, artisan crafts, local musicians and gourmet food trucks.

New Haven’s Downtown Farmers’ Market
Across from City Hall
Corner of Church and Elm streets
Open: June 26-Oct. 30
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, soup, baked goods and flowers.

Norfolk Farmers Market
19 Maple Avenue
Open: May 18-Oct. 12 (Outdoor) Indoor location open twice a month from January-April
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, meats, cheeses, pickles, preserves, syrups, baked goods and flowers.

Monroe Farmers’ Market
Monroe Town Green
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe
Open: June 21–October 25
Fridays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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 1-Oct. 26
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 in Bridgeport
1469 Reservoir Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 29-Oct. 12
Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products.

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.

South End Farm Stand in Bridgeport
768 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 26-Oct. 2
Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products.

Spruce Street Market in Manchester
153 and 160 Spruce Street
Open: June 12-Aug. 21
Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods and other local products.

Stafford Area Farmers and 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.

Stratfield Saturday Market in Bridgeport
Clinton Park 
Corner of Brooklawn Avenue and North Avenue, Bridgeport
Open: June 22-Oct. 5
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products.

St. Vincent’s Farm Stand in Bridgeport
2800 Main Street, Bridgeport
Open: July 9-Oct. 29
Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What’s available: Fruits, vegetables and other local products

Walnut Beach- Milford Farmers Market
Walnut Beach Pavilion
85 Viscount Drive, Milford
Open: June 20-Sept. 20
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 30-Sept. 5
Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
What's available: Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, honey and other local products.

Westport Farmers Market
50 Imperial Avenue
Opens: May 23
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.

Wooster Square Farmers’ Market in New Haven
Russo Park
Corner of Chapel Street and DePalma Court
Open: April 6-Dec. 14
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
What's available: Fruit, vegetables, meats, seafood, breads, pies, honey, dairy products, specialty food items and plants.

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