Farmers markets of Hartford Connecticut offer fresh fare

Billings Forge Year Round Farmers Market

Summer: Billings Forge Green at 539 Broad Street; winter: The Studio, 563 Broad Street Hartford, CT Phone: 860-548-9877

This summer market features farmers, music, artists, and crafters. Picnic tables are available. Weekly specialty vendors bring everything from granola to healthy cleaning solutions. The indoor winter market offers meat, cheese, coffee, breads, preserves, root and winter crop vegetables, and greenhouse-grown greens.
Summer dates and hours : early June through October, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Broad Street on the Green.
Winter dates and hours: early November through May, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Billings Forge, 563 Broad Street.
Ellington Farmers Market 2017

Arbor Park, Main Street Ellington, CT Phone:

Ellington Farmers Market offers fresh locally grown produce. All items are Connecticut-grown, handmade or handcrafted in Connecticut. Bring the family for an outdoor brunch, browse many beautiful local artisans' wares, and enjoy family entertainment. Meet the local artists who make these beautiful handicrafts and even watch them create. Live entertainment each week. ellingtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.
Dates and Hours: Arbor Park, Main Street; May 6-late October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Spruce Street Market 2018

160 and 153 Spruce Street Manchester, CT Phone: 860-647-3089

Every market night will feature live music, open gallery hours, and the opportunity to support local farmers and artisans. Customers can use SNAP and WIC benefits to purchase locally grown produce, meat, eggs, etc. There will also free workshops, demonstrations, and movies throughout the market season. Email: onf@manchesterct.gov
Dates and Hours: June 13-October 17; Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church Farmers Market 2017

136 Capitol Avenue next to the First Presbyterian Church and the Bushnell Hartford, CT Phone:

The market offers community members access to fruits, vegetables and other agricultural products like eggs, jams, herbs, honey, and cut flowers at a buzzing location near the capital. This market accepts personal checks. Email: , chrisbassette@cox.net.
Dates and Hours: July-October on Mondays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.