Farmers markets of Litchfield Connecticut offer fresh fare

Litchfield Hills Year Round Farmers Market

Summer: Center School, Woodruff Lane; Winter: Litchfield Community Center 421 Bantam Road Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-8302

Vendors sell seasonal fruits and vegetables; herbs and mushrooms; eggs and pasture-fed beef, bison and lamb; breads; pies, cider doughnuts and baked goods; jams and jellies; chocolates; goat cheese; honey; maple syrup; balsamic vinegar, olive and grape seed oils; and goat milk soaps. Music, guest artists, children's activities and workshops happen most market days.
Summer Location, Dates, Hours: Center School Parking Lot, Woodruff Lane, Litchfield; mid-June to late October; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Winter Location, Dates, Hours: Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road; November to early June; Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. January to May market is every other Saturday.
Norfolk Farmers Market 2017

Town Hall, 19 Maple Avenue Norfolk, CT Phone:

Locally produced fruits and vegetables as well as creations of some artisans from the region are featured. Also: breads, cheese, eggs, honey, syrup, plants, flowers, herbs. There's live music and occasional chef demonstrations or children's activities. The market is in front of Town Hall in summer and inside Town Hall in winter; a holiday market is conducted in November and December. Email: manager@norfolkfarmersmarket.org.
Dates and Hours: May 13 through October 7; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Brass City Harvest Year-Round Farmers Market 2017

Waterbury Green (summer) and 86 Bank Street (winter) Waterbury, CT Phone: 203-759-7171

Brass City Harvest oversees the seasonal Farmers' Market on The Green held on the Waterbury Green from July through October. Brass City Harvest operates a winter market at 86 Bank Street in Waterbury.
The market offers beef, poultry, fresh eggs, dairy, goat cheese, honey, maple products, artisan and Connecticut specialty foods. The market offers a CSA annually for 18 weeks. (half share is $300; full share is $600). The market accepts SNAP, all credit cards, and Farmers Market Nutritional Coupons.
Dates and Hours in 2017: Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (winter hours).
Salisbury Farmers Market at Scoville Memorial Library

Scoville Library, 38 Main Street Salisbury, CT Phone: 860-435-2838

Featuring vegetables, meats, sausage, breads, flowers, seedlings, truffle popcorn, maple cotton candy, granola, jams and jellies and much more. Enjoy fresh donuts by Great Cape Bakery; coffee and teas; meats and vegetables of all sorts; floral arrangements, vegetable and flower seedlings, giant tomato plants; berries; bath and body products; honey; treats ready to eat. A rotating group of artisans will be selling their work throughout the summer, plus there will be musicians, dancers, beer and other tastings and demonstrations beginning in June.
Dates and hours: Mid-May to mid-October; Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Danbury Farmers Market

Danbury Green, Ives Street Danbury, CT Phone:

Connecticut-grown produce, shoreline shellfish, fresh bread and eggs. WIC certificates and senior coupons accepted. Free parking.
Dates and Hours: late June to late October; Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.