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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Western 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 Western 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 March 2017, and other timely information:

March 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

Fairfield County

  • Sherwood Farm - Uses integrated pest management practices, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    355 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612. Phone: 203-268-6705. Email: sherfarm1713@yahoo.net. Open: see our website for hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are open from June first through thanksgiving. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check. We Grow 90 verities of vegetables ,have a csa program, and have been owned by my family since 1713. (ADDED: January 29, 2010)
  • Stonegardens- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    83 Sawmill Road, Shelton, CT 06484. Email: stonegds@comcast.net. Open: daily hours . Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. Organic and they offer a prepaid CSA that has provided us with unbelievable amounts of fresh veggies each week delivered to nearby central locations (ADDED: August 23, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on August 23, 2011: "Fantastic people and amazing food so good it got our son off a white and grey deit (pasta and meat) he is now upset if we don't have kale to put in his omlet!"
  • Wells Hollow Farm - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, farm animals, school tours
    656 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484. Phone: 203-926-0524. Open: 9 to 5 seven days a week. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Book your Hayrides for School Field trips in October,,, Pumpkins, A Hayride, feed our Cows and a Apple for each child!!!! We have Hand decorated Christmas Wreaths and Pre-cut Christmas Trees. (ADDED: June 17, 2010)

Litchfield County

  • Averill Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Baked goods, chestnuts, pumpkins, winter squash, tomatoes, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    250 Calhoun Street, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-2777. Email: info@averillfarm.com. Open: Mid - August Until Day before Thanksgiving 9:30 am to 5:30 daily. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.  (UPDATED: November 27, 2010)
  • Ellsworth Farm Orchard and Berry Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, blueberries, cherries, corn (sweet), figs, flowers, other berries, peaches, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours, group reservations, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties,
    461 Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: 860-364-0025. Fax: 860-364-0099. Email: ellsworthfarm@comcast.net. Open: Farm Retail Store: Open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 7:30pm, Thanksgiving Eve open until 7:30 pm, Closed Thanksgiving, Open the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve Day until 12:00 Noon, Closed Christmas. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are located on Route 4 in Sharon, Connecticut. Take Route 4 West for 3 miles from the Cornwall Bridge (junctions of routes 4 and 7) or Take Route 4 east approximately 5 miles from the Sharon Memorial Clock Tower (junction of Routes 343, 41, and 4). Click here for a map and directions. On Friday, November 29th we will have the Ellsworth Farm Vintage Model Train running; We will also have Holiday Coloring Pages, Ellsworth Farm Alphabet Letter Recognition and Letter Writing;. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. In the Retail Store: 11 varieties of apples (Honeycrisp, Northern Spy, Cortland, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Macoun, Mutsu (Crispin), Empire, and Ida Reds, McIntosh, Gala) Call 860-364-0025 to order or come to pick up Thanksgiving and Christmas Items. Small or Large Fruit Baskets, Pies: Apple, Pumpkin, Fruits of the Farm, and Blueberry. Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins, Pumpkin Walnut Muffins, Unpasteurized Raw Cider, Cider Donuts.  The farm is located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills of Connecticut.Come and enjoy the scenic mountain top views and experience the tranquillity of nature while picking your own fruit. (UPDATED: November 23, 2013) (UPDATED: August 25, 2012) (ADDED: June 18, 2009)
  • Garden Breezes Greenhouse & Consignments - Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, gooseberries, other berries, peaches, plums, raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), Other fruit or veg, gift shop, events at your location (call for info)
    103 Main Street, Somersville, CT 06072. Phone: 413-330-0749. Email: gardenbreezes@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday 1 pm to 8 pm: Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm Occasionally Closed for Vegetable runs or emergencies. Directions: Exit 47 E from Route 91. Follow 190 East. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We are creating a Food Hub. Boxed of prepacked veggies and fruits will be available for purchase just like a CSA. (ADDED: August 12, 2015)
  • Goshen Farmers' Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, onions, peas, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food)
    42 Ives Rd, Goshen, CT 06756. Phone: 860-307-5426. Email: info@goshenfarmersmarket.com. Open: July to September, Saturdays 9:30am to 12:30pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. lettuce, spinach, garlic. (ADDED: February 20, 2014)
  • March Farm - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: (203) 266-7721. Fax: (203) 266-6076. Email: marchfarms@marchfarms.com. Open: Monday to Thursday, from 9am to 6pm; Friday and Saturday, from 9am to 7pm; Sunday from 9am to 6pm; See our website for hours in November and December. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Hayloft Playscape, Animal Yard: May 25 to October 31; Corn Maze and Hayrides: September 4 to October 31; Pick Your Own Strawberries: Mid June to September; Pick Your Own Blueberries: July to September; Pick Your Own Peaches: Mid July to October; Pick Your Own Apples: September to November; Pick Your Own Pumpkins: October. Payment: Cash, WIC Vouchers. (UPDATED: September 15, 2009)
  • Meadowview Tree Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties
    613 Maple Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-309-5616. Email: Meadowviewfarm@yahoo.com. Open: Hours 9 am To 4:00 pm November 25, 26, 27, December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18,. Directions: From Route 202 in Litchfield turn onto Milton Road, at 4 miles the road curves to the right, bear right onto Maple Street watch for signs to 613 Maple Street. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check. Easy parking and walking into level fields of trees. Saws and tree carts are provided. Warm up in the barn with free hot cider and donuts. When it snows the paths are cleared. (UPDATED: November 16, 2016)
  • Outdoor Environments - Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Crafts, artistic products, etc, gift shop, restrooms
    634 Kent Road, Gaylordsville, CT 06755. Phone: 860 354-7008. Fax: 860 354-7008. Email: LGoed@aol.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 8 am to 6 pm; May 1 to December 23. Directions: Take route 7 to Gaylordsville, Ct. We are located just South of, and opposite the George Washington Plaza. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. From Thanksgiving until Christmas we sell handmade, beautifully decorated wreaths made from mostly locally grown greens, berries and dried flowers. During the autumn season we have locally grown pumpkins, gourds and chrysanthemums. In the spring and summer we have flower and vegetable plants that we grow ourselves and our farm stand has our own produce and fruits and vegetables from other local farms. (ADDED: October 30, 2010)
  • South Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, 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, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, chestnuts, corn (sweet), cucumbers, currants (red and black), eggplant, flowers, gooseberries, grapes, herbs/spices, lavender, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Spring, yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763. Phone: 860-567-9847. Email: info@southfarms.org. Open: Sundays 11am to 2pm from June through November. Directions: 21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Fully stocked farmers' market! There's something for everyone!. (ADDED: October 06, 2014)
  • Stuart's Greenhouse & Floral Station - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, broccoli, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    160 Baker Road, Roxbury, CT 06783. Phone: 860-355-1324. Fax: 860-355-2998. Email: stuartsgreenhouse@sbcglobal.net. Open: May 1st through November 1st. Directions: From Bridgewater Mobil Station. Follow route 67 towards Southbury, Pass Wellers Bridge, Stuart's Greenhouse & Floral Station will be on your left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 16, 2011)

 

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