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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Hartford and Surrounding 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 Hartford and Surrounding 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 July 2017, and other timely information:

July 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

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Hartford County

  • Belltown Hill Orchards - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area
    483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. Phone: 860-633-2789. Email: belltownorchards@snet.net. Open: Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am to 5pm Memorial Day Weekend - October 31st, November 1st - December 31st 9am to 5pm, January 1st - 31st Friday - Sunday 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 04, 2013)
  • Brown's Harvest - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    1911 Poquonock Ave, Windsor, CT 06095. Phone: 860-683-0266. Fax: 860-683-0267. Email: brownsharvest@yahoo.com. Open: Daily, Seasonally, 10am to 6pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.  Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015)
  • Eddy Farm Stand - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, Uncovered outdoor market, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    The Intersection Of Willard Avenue And Garfield St, Newington, CT 06111. Phone: eddyfarm.org. Email: info@eddyfarm.org. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own pumpkin patch is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October from 10 am through 5 pm. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We are the Hartford area’s local historic family farm, offering fresh produce at the farm stand, home grown cut flowers and other local crafts and products during the growing season. We also do floral design for special events all year with seasonal or live flowers. We have Connecticut's best sweet corn in season!. (ADDED: September 17, 2011)
  • Fair Weather Acres - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, grapes, herbs/spices, melons, nectarines, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, trike track, farm animals, school tours, group reservations
    1146 Cromwell Ave, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Phone: 860-529-6755. Email: maze@fairweatheracres.com. Open: Farm Stand 7 days a week April - December 9 am to 6 8 am to 7(Summer Months). Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Stand Location 1146 Cromwell Avenue, Rocky Hill, Ct Corn Maze/Fall Festival County Line Road, Cromwell, CT. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 25, 2014) (ADDED: July 20, 2010)
  • Plant and Garden World - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Crafts, artistic products, etc, gift shop, restrooms, events at your location (call for info)
    1375 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118. Phone: 860-569-0800. Alternate Phone: 860-306-4300. Email: elisa@plantandgardenworld.com. Open: 8:30 am to 5 pm Daily. Directions: From Hartford, Take I-84 E toward Boston; exit 59 for I-384 E toward Providence; Take exit 1 for Spencer Street; at the end of the ramp turn right; destination will be approx .25m on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 13, 2011)
  • Walnut Ledge Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), chestnuts, herbs/spices, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, porta-potties
    360 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. Phone: 860-633-2286. Email: info@walnutledgefarm.com. Open: Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm July 1st - August 15th. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Organic Garlic. (ADDED: September 04, 2013)

Tolland County

  • Fieldstone Farm & Apiary - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples, apricots, cherries, flowers, grapes, nectarines, pears, peaches, plums, raspberries (red), Other fruit or veg,
    40 Carpenter Road, Coventry, CT 06238. Phone: 860 463-9265. Email: fieldstonefarm.coventry@hotmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday, 5 pm to 8 pm, Saturday to Sunday 9 am to 8 June - October 31. Directions: Off Route 44 in Coventry (1/2 mile from the 31/44 split). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Pluot, rhubarb. (ADDED: August 24, 2015)
  • myFarmstand.com - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Fresh local eggs, Fresh eggs
    31 Frog Hollow Rd, Ellington, CT 06029. Phone: 860-836-5272. Email: jon.moser@myfarmstand.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. As stewards of Connecticut’s working landscape, we treat our farm as a precious irreplaceable resource. We follow sustainable farming practices that ensure our cropland will be productive for future generations. We raise our hens with the utmost care, feeding them wholesome grain that is free of antibiotics and animal by-products. This guarantees healthy and nutritious eggs that our family eats regularly. (ADDED: December 12, 2011)
  • Rushmore Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peppers, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, farm animals
    128 Shaker Road, Somers, CT 06071. Phone: 860-655-3211. Email: rusmor@sbcglobal.net. Open: Monday through Sunday 10a;m to dusk, rain or shine. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Stand opens approximately third week of June through Halloween, we suggest checking website for pick your own dates. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow organic Garlic, not certified. All produce is grown on the farm. (ADDED: September 30, 2009)
  • Scantic Valley Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, pumpkins, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, farm animals
    327 Ninth District Road, Somers, CT 06071. Phone: 860-749-3286. Email: scanticvalleyfarm@gmail.com. Open: Weekends starting on Saturday September 26 through Saturday October 31; Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to dusk, Columbus day from 11 am to dusk. Directions: Route 91 to Exit 47E (onto Route 190east) Continue 7 miles on 190 Turn right onto Ninth District Rd Farm is located two miles down Ninth District Look for our signs! 7 miles. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: September 18, 2015)(ADDED: September 19, 2010)
  • Shady Groves - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, beans, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg,
    117 Stafford Road, Ellington, CT 06029. Phone: (860)-597-3099. Fax: (860)-906-6962. Email: PhishMoe5@aol.com. Open: 7 days a week! 10:00am to 6:00pm. Directions: 117 Stafford Road Ellington, CT. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We also deliver to Ellington, Tolland, and Vernon. Always available: corn, peaches, various tomatoes, strawberries, blueberries, and green beans. No Minimums! We also carry farm fresh eggs, excellent pies, jams, and assorted baked goods. Call us for orders or info on other items. (ADDED: June 01, 2010)

 

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