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Farmers markets of Hartford Connecticut offer fresh fare

Heirloom Market - Historic Wethersfield, CT
Historic Wethersfield

Have fun, help family farms – and eat well – when you visit this popular market

The freshest of fruits, organic veggies, a dazzling array of cut flowers, artisanal breads, all-natural beef and pork, apple cider donuts, goat cheese, fudge, jams, jumbo muffins: Is your mouth watering by now? Then head over to the Wetherfield Farmers’ Market, where all this and more awaits you in the most charming of atmospheres, amid historic homes and tree-lined streets. For 10 years, the market has been feeding (and entertaining) residents and visitors with locally sourced products that support family farms as well as live music and a host of attractions for kids, from face painting to real animals and magic shows. Held Thursdays to Oct. 22 in the heart of town, this market is not to be missed.
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.
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.
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
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