2017 Guide to Fairfield County Farmers Markets

 
Note: We strive to make our guide as accurate and updated as possible, but errors may appear due in part to markets changing schedules after the season has begun. By Analiese Paik

Fairfield County Farmers Markets 2017

Fairfield County Farmers Markets begin opening in May and early June and we will update the listings below (from 2016) with 2017 information as it becomes available. Here are the markets updated so far:
  • New Canaan opened April 22
  • Shelton opened May 6
  • Norwalk Rainbow Plaza opened May 17
  • Westport opened May 18
  • Trumbull opened May 18
  • Greenwich @ Arch & Horseneck Streets opened on May 20
  • Fairfield Greenfield Hill opened May 21
  • Darien opened May 24
  • Rowayton opened May 26
  • Old Greenwich opened May 31
  • Bethel Community opened June 1
  • Wilton opened on June 7
  • Black Rock opens June 10
  • Fairfield's downtown market at Sherman Green opens June 11
  • Stamford Museum & Nature Center's market opens June 11
  • Newtown opens June 13
  • Stamford's French Market opens June 17
  • Georgetown opens June 18
  • Stratford opens June 19
  • Bethel opens June 20
  • Bridgeport St. Vincent's opens June 20
  • Monroe opens June 23
  • Danbury opens June 24
  • Bridgeport Community Reservoir Farm opens June 24
  • Norwalk First Congregational opens July 1
  • Bridgeport Downtown opens July 6
  • Bridgeport South End opens July 9
  • Bridgeport East Side opens July 12
  • Bridgeport East End opens July 22
See complete details for these and other markets in the listings below.

Bethel Community Market (updated for 2017)

This market opened in July 2011 thanks to the work of Bethel First Selectman Matthew Knickerbocker. The original Bethel farmers’ market is one of the oldest in the state and is listed below. Thursdays from 4-7 pm June -September Front lawn of the Clifford J. Hurgin Municipal Center, 1 School St , Bethel , CT 06801 website: http://bethel-ct.gov/content/6697/default.aspx

Bethel Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

The Bethel Farmers’ Market is one of the oldest markets in the state of Connecticut - 33 years!. It was started over three decades ago by a group of farmers, most of whom still participate in the market. The market offers shoppers a wide range of products to choose from – beautiful plants, fruits and vegetables, soap and body products, baked goods, meats, eggs, handmade granola and awesome prepared foods.  All of the vendors are located within 50 miles of Bethel, making it a truly local food experience. Saturdays, 9am-1pm June 20 – December 24 67 Stony Hill Rd., Rte. 6, Fairfield County Extension Service Building e-newsletter available

Bridgeport Farmers Market Collaborative (updated for 2017)

All markets match SNAP/EBT; WIC, Senior and Veteran FMNP CVV checks accepted at all markets

1) St. Vincent’s Farm Stand: (updated for 2017)

2800 Main St, Tuesdays 11:30 am–4pm, June 20–Oct 31

2) East Side Market at Bridgeport Health Department (updated for 2017)

752 East Main St, Wednesdays 10am–2pm, July 12–Oct 25

3) Bridgeport Downtown Farmers' Market: (updated for 2017)

July 6 - October 12
Every Thursday from 10:30 am - 2pm
Located at Historic McLevy Green at Bank and Main Streets in Bridgeport, CT 06604

4) Black Rock Farmers' Market (updated for 2017)

black rock farmers marketSt. Ann’s Field 481 Brewster Street Bridgeport, CT 06605 Saturdays from 9-1 pm
June 10 - October 7
Accepting vendors applications for this season. Read about the market here.

5) Bridgeport East End Market (updated for 2017)

Kings Pantry, 30 Florence Street, July 22-Oct 21, Saturdays, 12 noon-4 pm

6) Bridgeport South End Market (updated for 2017)

United Congregational Church of Bridgeport, 877 Park Avenue, July 9 - Oct. 8, Sundays 12:30-3:30 pm

7) Reservoir Community Farm (2017)

1469 Reservoir Ave, Thursdays 4 pm - 7 pm  and Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm, June 24 - October 14

Danbury Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

Come visit City Center Danbury's market  at our NEW LOCATION- the Danbury Green. ​
danbury farmers market flyerEnjoy the bounty of summer at the Farmers’ Market each Saturday. CT Grown produce, shoreline shellfish, fresh bread and eggs are available for purchase and WIC certificates and senior coupons are accepted.  Specialty foods and crafters encouraged. Please contact City Center for more information. Convenient location; free parking right next to the market.
This market accepts and doubles SNAP, matches WIC and Senior FMNP vouchers, and has a special program for Seniors and Veterans. Bus passes are provided to shoppers and a free Trolley on Main street will bring people to the market.
Saturdays,  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
June 24– October 21 at the Danbury Green.
Nutrition programs once a month, English with Spanish translation. Printed nutrition materials available in English, Portuguese and Spanish. $15 senior incentive produce certificates provided at the end of the program. EBT/SNAP, WIC and Senior FMNP doubled.: visit the website for the most current list--

Darien Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

www.darienfarmersmarket.net Click here for vendors. Wednesdays, 11am-4pm May 24 - November 15, 2016 Location: 25 Old Kings Highway North. In the Municipal Parking Lot off of Mechanic Street located behind the firehouse on Boston Post Road, across from Goodwives Shopping Center

Fairfield- Greenfield Hill Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

Celebrating its 20th season! http://www.buyctgrown.com/fairfieldfarmersmarketgreenfieldhills Saturdays from 10 p.m. – 2 p.m., rain or shine (new hours) May 21- October 29 65Hillside Road, Between Hillside and Bronson, on the side of the Greenfield Hill Liquor Store Contact: Debbie Koulogianis 203-259-8786 Vendors: Beldati's Bakery, Corinne's Floral, Gazy Brother Farm, Lulu's Pies, Silver Pond Farms, Chestnut Hollow Farms, Happy Family Farm, Vaszauskas Farm, and Fairfield Sea Glass.

Fairfield - Downtown (updated for 2017)

fairfield farmers marketSundays from 10-2
June 11 through October 1
On the Sherman Green in downtown Fairfield, 1451 Post Road
This market opened very successfully in 2016 and features a large and diverse array of farms and producers. Read our feature article here for a list of 29 vendors!
Vendors interested in participating should contact Bill Auer at thegatesman@aol.com.

Georgetown Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

A friendly place where local farmers and producers have been bringing their best to the village of Georgetown CT since 1998. Shoppers will enjoy everything from fresh vegetables and fruits to eggs, meats and poultry, maple syrup, honey, baked goods, and prepared foods. Every Sunday, June 18- Oct. 10 am - 2 pm, Rain or Shine 4 Old Mill Rd. http://georgetownctfarmersmarket.com and Facebook. Market Master Sal Geremia: smlgeremia@yahoo.com

Greenwich Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

The Greenwich Farmers’ Market has been a popular and well-visited Saturday morning event for over 15 years. Connecticut farmers travel from as far as Lyme and Roxbury, and many towns in between, to bring customers the freshest produce and products.  The market is conveniently located right off Exit 3 on I 95, and easily accessible to both Connecticut and New York shoppers. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. May 20 – Thanksgiving Commuter Parking Lot, Exit 3 off (I-95), corner Arch Street and Horseneck Lane WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized Visit the website for a complete list of vendors. Old Greenwich Farmers’ Market at the Presbyterian Church (updated for 2017) website: http://www.oldgreenwichfarmersmarket.com/Old_Greenwich_Farmers_Market/Home.html Wednesdays from 2:30-6 pm, rain or shine; 2-5 in November
May 31 - November, 2017
Presbyterian Church in Old Greenwich located at 38 West End Ave.
$40 friend of the market program offers weekly discounts and specials.
Visit the website for a complete list of regular and guest vendors

Monroe Farmers’ Market (update for 2017)

http://www.monroefarmersmarket.org Voted Connecticut's Favorite Farmers' Market in 2015, the Monroe Farmers Market is a seasonal market offering fresh, locally-grown vegetables and fruits, gluten-free baked goods, fresh eggs, clams, cut flowers, herbs, grass-fed meats, goat’s milk cheese and yogurt, raw honey, honeycomb, jam, pies and more! All of the products are produced in Connecticut by people who care deeply about the land and make thoughtful, conscientious choices for its stewardship. We also feature free, weekly entertainment and activities for children and families. Our mission is to support local farmers and to provide the community access to locally sourced, healthy food that is grown and sold with integrity, heart and soul. The market is a community gathering place where the simple pleasures in life are abundant. Fridays, 3 p.m.–6 p.m. June 23–October 27, 2017 Monroe Town Green, Corner of Fan Hill Road & Rte. 111 WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized Connect with us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter and subscribe to our email newsletter for recipes, updates and more information. Additional details are available on our website.

New Canaan Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open April 22 – December 16, 2017 Old Center School Parking Lot, located at the intersection of South Avenue, Maple Street and Main Street WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized – EBT accepted Facebook page Click here for a list of vendors

Newtown Farmers’ Market at Fairfield Hills (updated for 2017)

http://www.localharvest.org/sandy-hook-organic-farmers-market-M8643 CT’s all organic farmer’s market featuring, heirloom vegetables, flowers, baked goods and lots of artisans with handmade works.  Rain or shine.  Celebrating their 15th year in 2017! Monthly entertainment and children's activites per week booths available contact Sue at 203.841-6864. Tuesday, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. June 13-October, rain or shine Fairfield Hills Campus at Wasserman Way Exit 11 off I-84 and Rt. 25 WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized

Norwalk - Rainbow Plaza (updated for 2017)

May 17-Nov. ? Wednesdays from 11 am - 3 pm 205 Main Street

Norwalk - First Congregational Church (updated for 2017)

Saturdays, 9 am - 2 pm July 1 - October 28 On the Green, Park Street

Rowayton Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

The town of Rowayton is an active beach community that has lots of other activities of interest to anyone who enjoys the waterside. Fridays, noon to 5:00 pm Starting May 26 – October? Historic Pinkney Park, 177 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton http://www.rowaytoncurrents.com/?page_id=3041. Also visit them on Facebook.

Shelton Farmers’ Market  (updated for 2017)

Saturdays from 9-1 pm, May 6 - Thanksgiving Wednesdays  from 3- 6:30 p.m., June – Thankgiving 100 Canal Street at the Corner of Cornell and Canal Street E, in the Farmers Market Building WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized

Stamford Farmers’ Market (French Market) updated for 2017

Visit this farmers market for a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers.  You’ll also find breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more!  Straight from the farm to your home!. www.stamford-downtown.com Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. June 17 – October 28 Prospect Street at Latham Park

Stamford Museum & Nature Center Farmers’ Market (2017)

SMNC's Farm Market returns for another year! Heckscher Farm eggs, maple syrup made in the maple sugar "shack," and wool from their flock of sheep will be available for sale. Click here for a list of vendors. Admission to the market only is always free. June 11-October 8 Sundays from 10-2 pm Stamford Museum & Nature Center (SMNC)

Stratford Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

Mondays, 2 pm-6 pm June 19 thru October Paradise Green, corner Huntington Road and Main Street WIC & Senior FMNP Authorized – EBT accepted Vendors include Plasko Farm, Gazy Brothers Farm and Pepe's Cream of the Crop http://www.townofstratford.com/content/39832/39846/39915/40728/40690.aspx

Trumbull (Updated for 2017)

The Trumbull Farmers Market is going strong for a third year! Click here for a list of vendors. May 18 - October 12 Thursdays from 3:30-6:30 pm at The Nichols Improvement Association, 1773 Huntington Turnpike in Trumbull

Westport Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

www.westportfarmersmarket.com westport farmers market 2017The Westport Farmers Market is committed to providing fresh, local, healthy and seasonal food.  The market provides the community with a fun, safe and healthy environment focused on education and socialization around local food. The market only allows vendors who have passed their strict guidelines and have promised to provide consumers with the best product out there to participate in the market. The market will feature cooking demos with area farm-to-table chefs from 10:15 - 11:00 on special weeks. Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. May 18 – November 9, 2017 50 Imperial Avenue, Westport e-newsletter & Facebook Special Events-  guest chef performing a demo with seasonal food each week. For more information contact: Lori Cochran Dougall, Market Manager at director@westportfarmersmarket.com.

Wilton Farmers’ Market (updated for 2017)

wiltonfarmersmarket.com Wednesdays from 12:00-5:00 June 7 – mid October Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road The graphics, photos and copy on this site are copyright protected and therefore subject to copyright law and may not be used or reproduced without prior written permission.
 
 
 

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