Farmers markets of Litchfield Connecticut offer fresh fare

Norfolk Farmers Market

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: mid-May through mid-October; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
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. Full schedule.
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.
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.
Brass City Harvest Summer Farmers Market

Waterbury Green 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. 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. The market accepts SNAP, all credit cards, and Farmers Market Nutritional Coupons.
Dates and Hours: Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Danbury Farmers Market

Danbury Green, Ives Street Danbury, CT Phone: 203-792-1711

Connecticut-grown produce, shoreline shellfish, fresh bread and eggs. WIC certificates and senior coupons accepted. Free parking. Double your SNAP dollars up to $25 per week. Double your WIC and Senior FMNP up to $9 per week, Free buses passes from the market. Debit and credit cards accepted. Nutrition, health and fitness activities. Live music every week.
Dates and Hours: late June to late October; Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.