Farmers markets of Mystic Connecticut offer fresh fare

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

Sample local produce, baked goods, crafts and more at year-round farmers market

Vibrant color everywhere, the aroma of just-baked bread and pies in the air, tables with artisans’ crafts, piles of the freshest fruits and veggies next to enticing displays of cheese and other wares: Welcome to the Stonington Farmers Market! From mid-May to the end of October, the market is held on Saturdays at the Town Docks – convenient, because the market also features seafood just off the boats of Stonington’s fishing fleet. Starting Nov. 1, the scene shifts to the Velvet Mill in town. Come for the locally grown produce (some vendors offer organic), fresh-cut flowers, oven-ready meals, soups, wine, pasta, honey, syrup, jams, poultry: If you can imagine it on your table, it’s bound to be at the market.
Stonington Year Round Farmers Market

Summer: Town Docks; winter: Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue Stonington, CT Phone:

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.
Summer Location, Dates and Hours: Town Dock, late May through mid- October, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Winter Location, Dates and Hours: the Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue, mid-October through May, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Storrs Year Round Farmers Market

winter: Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center; summer: Mansfield Town Hall, 4 South Eagleville Road, Storrs 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 dates and hours: May through November; Saturdays, 3-6 p.m.
Winter dates and hours: December to April; two Saturdays each month; 3-5 p.m. Check market website for dates.
Chester Sunday Market 2017

Main Street Chester, CT Phone:

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 except checks and credit cards.
Dates and Hours: June 11- October 8 on Sundays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Coventry Farmers Market at Hale Homestead

The Hale Homestead, 2299 South Street Coventry, CT, 06238 Phone: 860-742-4062

This summer market at the historic Nathan Hale Homestead brings guests delicious food, artisan ware, entertainment, and sustainable-living programs. The market features the work of local artists and artisans, like hemp clothing, goat’s milk soaps, wrought iron, beeswax candles, stoneware, herbal tinctures, bead work, cotton tote bags, and hand-spun yarns. Live entertainment. Pet a goat, have lunch in a grassy spot under the maple trees, or give your child a ride in a red wagon.
Dates and hours: early June to late October; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Danielson Farmers Market 2017

Killingly Library Parking, 25 Westcott Road Danielson, CT Phone:

Many different all locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, meat, baked goods, goat milk soap and eggs. Sold by the farmers who grew them. Its always something new come check us out. WIC certified.
Dates and Hours: early May to end of October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Bozrah Farmers Market 2016

Maple Farms Park, 45 Bozrah Street Bozrah, CT, 06334 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.
2016 Dates and Hours: July 8-October 14 on Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
Denison Farmers Market

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.
Dates and Hours: June-October; Sundays; noon-3 p.m.
Putnam Farmers Market 2017

Riverview Marketplace, 18 Kennedy Drive Putnam, CT Phone:

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.
Dates and Hours in 2017: Monday market season starts June 12; open Mondays, 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday market season starts May 4; open Thursdays, 3:30-6 p.m.