By Analiese Paik
Winter farmers’ markets didn’t exist six years ago in Fairfield County. Now we have seven! Winter farmers’ markets in Westport, Fairfield, Weston, Monroe, New Canaan and Greenwich will run again this season, all in indoor, heated venues. New this year is Sugar & Olive’s Friday farmers’ market from 3-7 pm. Please find a complete guide to all the markets below.
The Winter Westport Farmers’ Market starts on November 16 and will once again be held at Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens in Westport.
Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm
November 15, 2014 – March 14, 2015
Gilbertie’s Herb Gardens
7 Sylvan Lane, Westport
Winter Farmers’ Market at the Greenfield Hill Grange
Vendors include Gazy Bros. Farm, Silver Pond Farm, Chestnut Hollow Farms (organic hydroponic greens), D’andicraft Organic Soaps, and Coreen’s Florist. A bread vendor, maple syrup vendor and some others are in the works.
Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm
November 1, 2914 – April 12, 2015
1873 Hillside Road, Fairfield, CT
Important: see dates below for complete details of each week’s market
Saturdays from 9:30 am-1 pm
December 6, 2014 through May 2015
The parking lot at the Greenwich Teen Center, 100 Arch Street (across from the Island Beach Ferry parking lot)
Dec. 6: Market in Arch Street Teen Center
Dec. 13: No Indoor Market – The following will meet customers in the Teen Center parking lot: Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm – cheese, lamb, chicken, raw milk; Four Mile River Farm – beef products; On The Rocks Farm – eggs
Dec. 20: Market in Arch Street Teen Center
Dec. 27: No market
From January 2015 on, the following will meet customers in the Teen Center parking lot:
Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm from 9:30-11:00 – cheese, lamb, chicken, raw milk, prepared food
Four Mile River Farm – beef products (pre-order pickup only from 9-10. Email them at email@example.com to place order)
On The Rocks Farm from 9-12 – eggs.
From March on, Moorefield Herb will be in the Teen Center parking lot with early lettuce plants and herbs.
May 16, 2015: Reopening of Summer Market in Horseneck Lane / Arch Street Parking Lot
Winter Farmers’ Market at Sugar & Olives (Norwalk)
Fridays from 3-7 pm in the restaurant, the market will feature farmers selling Non-GMO/organic milk, eggs, cheese, honey, produce, meats, flour and grains.
November 7, 2014-February, 2015 (closed the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day)
21 1/2 Lois Street, Norwalk (near Westport border)
Fridays from 2-5 pm in a heated greenhouse
January 9, 2015 – February 27, 2015
Benedict’s Home & Garden
480 Purdy Hill Road, Monroe
Winter New Canaan Farmers’ Market (TBA)
New Canaan Nature Center
144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
Tuesday from 11-2
January 20, 2015-March 24, 2015
The Winter Farmers Market at Norfield Grange will open for the season on November 22, 2014.
Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm
12 Goodhill Road, Weston, CT
Did we miss a market? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and request to have the market listed.
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