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Farmers markets of Mystic Connecticut offer fresh fare

Farm to Table - Stonington Borough Merchants - Stonington, CT
Stonington Borough Connecticut

Vibrant farmer’s market at a repurposed textile mill continues to grow in popularity

Saturday morning farmer’s markets have really taken root in Stonington Borough, where shoppers will find everything from fresh produce to kombucha, yogurt and pickles. Through the seasons, local farm offerings might include potatoes, radishes, onions, green beans, raspberries, tomatoes, lettuce, kale, blueberries and corn and so much more. Satisfy your breakfast sweet tooth with homemade jams and jellies, stock up on eggs and milk or try some Middle Eastern food. The market also includes handcrafted soups, kitchen wares with an environmental spin and unique textiles. With the market located at The Velvet Mill, you can also peruse the creative works from the local art community, have brunch, sample treats from an artisanal bakery or explore the offerings from an award-winning nano brewery.
STONINGTON FARMERS MARKET
Stonington Year Round Farmers Market

Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue Stonington, CT Phone: 860-405-5434

The market has 25 vendors selling locally grown vegetables and fruits, jams, breads, pies and baked goods, meats, pork, fish, shrimp, scallops, goat cheeses, lemonade, maple syrup, honey, flowers, decorative plants and more, depending on the season. Craft vendors sell jewelry, wooden bowls, soaps, painted signs, printed fabrics and scarves. Playground for kids to enjoy. Dogs are welcome to come and socialize.
Dates and hours: held outdoors in the Velvet mill parking lot from late May through mid- October, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon; winter market is inside the Velvet Mill, winter months; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Old Saybrook Summer Farmers Market

210 Main Street Old Saybrook, CT Phone:

Fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, honey, flowers, quilts, baked good, bug repellant. Everything at the Old Saybrook Farmers Market is guaranteed Connecticut grown or made.
Dates and hours: Mid-June to end of October; Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m.; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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Putnam Summer Farmers Market

Riverview Marketplace, 18 Kennedy Drive Putnam, CT Phone: 860-963-6834

Local farmers offer their own fruit, vegetables, and flowering plants for sale, freshly picked, often just before the market opens. All are invited to get the freshest food at reasonable prices. The Putnam Saturday Farmers' Market accepts SNAP/EBT cards and debit cards for transactions. Member of the Connecticut Farmers Market Trail.
Dates and hours: early June 6 to end of October; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Storrs Year Round Farmers Market--2020

two locations by season; see description below Mansfield Center and Storrs, CT Phone:

Everything sold at Storrs Year-round Farmers Market is grown and produced in Connecticut, so the offerings change with the seasons. Featured items include heirloom fruits and vegetables, heritage breed pork, organically-raised chicken, jams and jellies, goats milk cheeses, fresh-baked goods, vegetarian prepared foods, maple syrup and honey, and more.
Summer location, dates and hours: Mansfield Town Hall; May through November; Saturdays, 3-5 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: Mansfield Public Library; Open December to April; two Saturdays each month; 3-5 p.m. Check market website for dates.
Denison Farmers Market--Summer 2020

120 Pequotsepos Road, across from the Denison/Pequotsepus Nature Center Mystic, CT Phone: 860-536-8377

Located on the scenic fields and meadows of the Denison Homestead, the Denison Farm Market sells local produce and baked goods from community farmers while children play outdoors. Market sells seasonal fruits, vegetables and local products ranging from honey and jams to herbal soaps. During your visit you can tour the 1717 house museum, walk the nature trails, or visit the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center.
Customers will not be permitted to touch produce until after purchase or bring reusable bags from home. Each vendor tent will have a line with spaces 6 feet apart to wait to enter the tent.
Dates and Hours: June-October; Sundays; noon-3 p.m.
Plainfield Farmers Market--Summer 2020

Early Learning Center, 651 Norwich Road / Route 12 Plainfield, CT Phone: 860-564-1117

See market website for list and descriptions of vendors. Email: Mmolodich@Snet.
Market dates and hours: June 16-October 27; Thursdays; 4-6 p.m.
Coventry Farmers Market--Summer 2020

The Hale Homestead, 2299 South Street Coventry, CT Phone: 860-742-4062

Due to Covid-19, the 2020 market currently requires pre-ordering and pick-up from your vehicle. There will be no foot traffic and no on-site sales. All orders must be completed in advance through online ordering.
In summer, 2020, the storefront opens Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and closes Thursdays at 11:59 p.m.
Chester Summer Sunday Market

23 Ridge Road Chester, CT Phone: 860-790-5007

Local vendors to sell produce, meats, cheeses, breads and more. Music is provided along with a bistro area so you can sit and have a cup of coffee or a slice of pizza. All vendors accept cash. Most accept checks and credit cards.
Online ordering is available but not required. Not all vendors are available for pick up at the entrance to the market.
Dates and hours: Mid-June to mid-October; Sundays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bozrah Farmers Market--Summer 2020

Maple Farms Park, 45 Bozrah Street Bozrah, CT Phone: 860-889-2689

Vendors sell Connecticut-grown vegetables and fruits, along with flowers, cheese, cut flowers, honey and beeswax candles, maple syrup and maple products, chocolate, dog treats, wood fire pizza, and more. In addition the market will also feature local artisan products such as soaps, lotion, lip balm, pottery, fiber products, jewelry, oil cloth bags & accessories, bird houses, floral wreaths and lavender sachets & pillows. Local musicians will be performing weekly at the Market, and special guest vendors and theme nights will be featured throughout the season.
Online ordering is available using the following link. Each vendor’s preferred method of ordering may be different.
Dates and hours: July 10-October 2; Fridays 4-7 p.m.
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