Farmers markets of Litchfield Connecticut offer fresh fare

Burlington Congregational Church, 268 Spielman Hwy / Route 4 Burlington, CT Phone:

A member of the Northwest Connecticut Farmers Markets, this group of farmers, bakers, and artisans is devoted to bringing fresh, high quality, locally produced goods to our towns. Farmers often harvest their crops early each morning and bring them directly to our markets the same day.
Dates and Hours in 2014: Fridays, 3-6 p.m., July-October

Center School Parking Lot, Woodruff Lane Litchfield, CT, 06759 Phone: 860-567-8302

A large variety of local produce, meats, baked goods, cut flowers, coffee and tea, cheese, orchids, maple products, soaps and lotions. Activities include story hour at 10:30 a.m.; children’s art activity at 11 a.m.; chef demonstrations, master gardener Q&A; visiting artists, and raffles.
Dates and Hours in 2014: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., June-October

Bristol Commons, 99 Farmington Avenue Bristol, CT Phone: 860-583-5700

A member of the Northwest Connecticut Farmers Markets, this group of farmers, bakers, and artisans is devoted to bringing fresh, high quality, locally produced goods to our towns. Farmers often harvest their crops early each morning and bring them directly to our markets the same day.
Dates and Hours in 2014: July-October, every week; Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m

Miranda Vineyard, 42 Ives Road Goshen, CT Phone: 860-307-5426

Connecticut-grown and certified farmers market is held at a quaint Connecticut vineyard. Come for the market, stay for the day. Enjoy fresh-picked produce, baked goods, honey, syrup, jams & jellies, goat milk soap, wooden crafts and more. Enjoy a tasting, or bottle of wine in the winery during your visit.
Dates and Hours in 2014: July 5-September 27; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Watertown Library Parking Lot, 470 Main Street Watertown, CT Phone: 860-945-5246

Locally grown fruits and vegetables (some organic), cut flowers, eggs, natural soaps, recycled bags, and more. Crafts and performances by artists and musicians.
Dates and Hours in 2014: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 12-October 11

Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road Litchfield, CT, 06759 Phone: 860-567-8302

This market makes it easy to eat local; fruits, vegetables, artisanal bread, salad greens, herbs, organic eggs, jams, baked goods, granola, goat and cow cheese, yogurt, pork, beef, honey, maple syrup, olive and grape seed oils, soaps, lotions, pies, and apple cider doughnuts will be available.
Dates and Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; November-May

Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South Southbury, CT, 06488 Phone:

This market features a full selection of local produce, bedding plants, perennials, jams and jellies, herbs, baked goods, eggs, garlic, beautiful cut flowers, and even artisan breads. Educational demonstrations each week help you learn more about your local farms and farmers. This is a producer only market, meaning that it is comprised of farmers who grow and harvest all of their own product.
Dates & Hours in 2014 -- June 19 to October 16; Thursdays; 3-6 p.m.

19 Maple Avenue, in front of town hall Norfolk, CT, 06058 Phone: 860-542-5044

Locally produced fruits ands vegetables as well as creations of some artisans from the region will be featured. Also for sale will be breads, cheese, eggs, honey, syrup, plants, flowers & herbs. There's live music and there will be an occasional chef's demonstration using the foods for sale at the market and/or children's activities.
Dates and hours in 2014: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be an extra, indoor holiday market in December.

Fairfield Hills at Wasserman way (Exit 11 off I-84 and Route 25) Newtown, CT, 06482 Phone:

This is Connecticut’s exclusively organic farmers market featuring heirloom vegetables, flowers, baked goods and lots of artisans with handmade works. Pony rides and a children’s play pool are available weekly. The market is on, rain or shine.Pay with cash, WIC FMNP coupons, seniors coupons.
Dates and Hours in 2014: Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m., June 24-October