Westport Farmers Market Celebrates Opening Day on May 19

WFMlogoThe Westport Farmers’ Market (WFM) will kick off the 2016 summer season on May 19, celebrating fresh, local food and the community that supports us from 10-2 each Thursday.

WFM cultivates community, nurtures an appreciation of real food and the work that goes into growing it.

WFM has blossomed into a market that boasts 45 vendors, food trucks, chef demos, yoga, organic eats, children’s programming and even a pizza truck. Thanks to thousands of shoppers from all over Fairfield County, WFM’s Thursday market is a destination not to be missed.

“This market continues to grow and expand which is a true testament to all the work that goes into this market, and to all the farmers, vendors, and volunteers who make it possible. It’s become a source of pride for the community, and that’s something truly special.” Says Lori Cochran-Dougall, Executive Director.

What do we have in store for 2016? Plenty of old friends, along with some new faces. Look for integrated chef involvement, expanded children’s programming, and some gorgeous new Friends of the Market bags and offsite fun and educational events. Join us at 12:00, high noon, to toast local food with organic green juice donated by The Stand.

Don’t miss the opening day festivities, Thursday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The WFM is located at 50 Imperial Avenue, in Westport.

Below is a list of our vendors for the coming season:

  1. Fort Hill Farm
  2. Riverbank Farm
  3. Sport Hill Farm
  4. Two Guys From Woodbridge
  5. Aradia Farm
  6. Woodland Farm
  7. Rose’s Berry Farm
  8. Oxhollow Farm
  9. Boxcar Cantina
  10. Skinny Pines Pizza
  11. Tapas Box
  12. The Stand
  13. Raus Coffee
  14. Local Catch
  15. Sankow Beaver Brook Farm
  16. Beltane Farm
  17. Wave Hill Bread
  18. Sono Baking Co
  19. Bien Cuit
  20. Huckleberry Pastries
  21. Silvermine Apiary
  22. Pine Lake Mushrooms
  23. Paul’s Custom Pet Food
  24. Muddy Feet Flower Farm
  25. Simply Delicious
  26. Arogya Tea
  27. Nutty Bunny Vegan Ice Cream
  28. A Surprise vendor!
  29. Champagne Om

Rotating Vendors – every third week:

  1. Izzi B’s Allergen Free
  2. Doc’s Organic Maple
  3. Calcutta Kitchen
  4. Jane’s Good Food
  5. Bee & Baker
  6. Molly & Murphy
  7. Olivette
  8. Oui Charcuterie
  9. All Souped Up

The Westport Farmers’ Market is a 501c3 non-profit whose mission it is to create and maintain a regional hub where real farmers connect with consumers over real food. In facilitating these interactions, the Westport Farmers’ Market strives to help food producers and food consumers forge lasting relationships. westportfarmersmarket.com.

Westport Farmers Market
Thursdays from 10-2
50 Imperial Avenue

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