Farmers markets of Hartford Connecticut offer fresh fare

Heirloom Market - Historic Wethersfield, CT
Historic Wethersfield

Area with celebrated agricultural heritage boasts a vibrant in-season farmers’ market

The area’s rich agricultural heritage is evident in the wide variety of products available at the Wethersfield Farmers’ Market, which reopens in June 2022 and runs through October. Market wares include the best in baked goods, artisanal products and, of course, the freshest products local farmers have to offer. So you’ll find organic veggies, herbs, cut flowers, seeds, pickles, free-range eggs, micro greens, potted plants, cheese, yogurt, seafood, maple syrup, penny candy and fudge. Baked goods include everything from bread and biscotti to fruit and cream pies. Handmade crafts include artwork, candles and pottery, and there’s always live music. From the market’s perch on the Solomon Welles House lawn, on Cove Park, you can picnic while the kids play.
spruce street farmers market
Spruce Street Farmers Market

153 Spruce Street Manchester, CT Phone:

The market features goods from local farmers, gardeners, crafters, artisans, and community members
Dates and hours: June2 -August 11; Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Ellington Summer Farmers Market

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. Marker offers 40 vendors, a matching SNAP dollars program, matching Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers, Kids Power of Produce Club, live music and educational programs Live entertainment each week. Email : ellingtonfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Schedule of vendors, special events, and entertainment.
Dates and hours:May-October; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-noon
Forge City Works Year Round Farmers Market

two locations by season; see description below Hartford, CT Phone: 860-548-9877

This 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. Market Master is Kevin Bedon at kevin@forgecityworks.org or by phone at 860-548-9877 ext. 404
Summer location, dates and hours : Billings Forge Green at 539 Broad Street; early June through October, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: The Studio, 563 Broad Street; early November through May, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.