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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Eastern Connecticut?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Eastern Connecticut, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in September 2017, and other timely information:

September brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

New London County

  • Savitsky Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, currants (red and black), eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, lavender, melons, onions, other berries, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (black), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Fresh eggs
    195 Cato Corner Rd, Colchester, CT 06416. Phone: 860-537-5815. Email: savitskyfarm@gmail.com. Open: 7 days a week from dawn to dusk. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. kale, kohlrabi, swiss chard, spinach, radishes, greens, cabbage, ground cherries, garlic, hot peppers, tomatillos. (ADDED: April 07, 2014)
  • Scott's Yankee Farmer - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Strawberries, Raspberries, Apples, Blueberries, Pumpkins, Peaches and Raspberries
    436 Boston Post Road (Route 1), East Lyme, CT 06333. Phone: (860) 739-5209. Email: info@scottsyankeefarmer.net. Open: Farm stand open April-December 31st, 7 days a week, from 9 am to 5:30 pm.  Raspberries July 4to mid August, blackberries mid August through September, Peaches and Nectarines August 1 through September 10. Pumpkins, jams, honey, pies, apple cider. PYO strawberries about June 10th.  Blueberries in July & August. Apples in September & October.  Pumpkins in October. Homemade donuts weekends in the Fall. Please no pets allowed during pick your own. Thank you! Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 28, 2011)  (UPDATED: August 22, 2013)
  • Stonington Farmers Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, nectarines, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, weddings and wedding parties, events at your location (call for info)
    44 Meadow Avenue Velvet Mill, Stonington, CT 06378. Phone: (860) 405-5434. Alternate Phone: 860-535-0808. Email: kevinjbowdler@gmail.com. Open: Winter indoor market opened every Saturday from 10am to 1pm from November to May; Outdoor summer market opened every Saturday from 9am to 12 noon from June to October. Directions: From Route 1, turn south onto Elm Street (Route 1A) towards Stonington Borough. Take the next left at the V intersection to continue on Elm Street and take the next left onto Meadow Avenue. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Fresh caught local fish and scallops. Honey and Maple syrup. Spice and tea blends as well as hand made chocolates. (UPDATED: November 01, 2016)

Windham County

  • Devon Point Farm - No pesticides are used, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    54 Joy Road, Woodstock, CT 06281. Phone: 860-974-9004. Alternate Phone: 860-942-6292. Email: devonpointfarm@gmail.com. Open: Tuesdays and Fridays, from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm until October 15. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 54 Joy Road off Route 169. Click here for a map and directions. Fall Apple Cider Mill and Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch opens every year around late September - please visit our website for exact dates. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Locally grown produce is available Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm until October 15. (UPDATED: September 21, 2015) (ADDED: September 24, 2011)
  • Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, farm animals, school tours
    227 Ekonk Hill Road, Sterling, CT 06354. Phone: 860-564-0248. Open: Please call for hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 19, 2011)
  • Hidden Meadows Farm - asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, lavender, onions, peas, peppers, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, prepicked produce
    246 Heritage Road, Putnam, CT 06260. Phone: 860-753-2003. Email: Hiddenmeadowsfarm@ct.metrocast.net. Directions: From 395 take exit #96. Go UP the hill (aka EAST) for 1.2 miles. Can't miss, only farm on the road (on the left) Get to the traffic light on rte. 21, turn around cause you passed us. Open: Days and hours open are subject to availability. Payment: Cash, only. Honor system, pay with cash. Computer video security. Open subject to availability. "Open" flag will be out. (ADDED: September 16, 2008)
  • Horse Listeners Orchard - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh eggs
    317 Bebbington Rd, Ashford, CT 06278. Phone: 869-429-5336. Email: matthewcouzens@sbcglobal.net. Open: Monday to Friday 1 pm to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday 9 am till 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. (UPDATED: July 04, 2013)
  • Raspberry Knoll Farm LLC - Uses integrated pest management practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, porta-potties
    163 North Windham Rd, North Windham, CT 06256. Phone: 860-786-7486. Email: info@raspberryknoll.com. Open: Tuesday to Friday, from 9:30 an to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm; Closed Mondays; Mid to late June through late October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: I-395 to Route 6 west to Route 203 south/North Windham Road I-384 east to Route 6 east to Route 203 south/North Windham Road Farm is 2 miles south of Route 6 on Route 203/North Windham Road Route 32 north to Route 203 north. Turn right at light onto Route 203/North Windham Road Farm is 1 mile north of the light. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, only. Pre-cut and Cut-your-own flowers; cut-your-own herbs.  Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: February 08, 2014)(ADDED: September 11, 2011)
  • Zakaraki Estate - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is sustainably grown, apples, pears, peaches,
    765 Squaw Rock Road, Moosup, CT 06354. Phone: 860-514-7248. Email: doncolonis@hotmail.com. Open: No set hours; Call for appointment, as I have a very flexible schedule. Directions: Payment: Cash, only. Mostly apples, small amount of peaches and pears. Apple varieties are Lodi, Jersey Mac, Tydemans red, Mac, Cortland, Macoun, Empire, Red Rome, Northern Spy, Red and Golden Delicious. Phone number is listed, so feel free to call George for any further info or questions. (ADDED: June 17, 2013)

 

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