By Analiese Paik
Lower Fairfield County residents will be among the first in the state to enjoy the bounty of our local farms as farmers’ markets open for the season over the next few weeks. The New Canaan Farmers’ Market opened last Saturday, May 11, with anchor organic farm, Riverbank Farm, and many of their regular vendors including Moorefield Herb Farm and Mamacat’s Q Tea (both organic).
Greenwich @ Horseneck Lot will open on Saturday, May 18; Old Greenwich will open on Wednesday, May 29; Fairfield @Greenfield Hill will open on Saturday, May 18 with new hours; Darien will open on Wednesday May 29; Westport @Imperial Avenue will open on Thursday, May 23; and Rowayton will open on Friday, May 31. Please consult our 2013 Guide to Fairfield County Farmers’ Markets for hours, locations and vendors. The guide is updated throughout the season as market masters announce their opening dates.