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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Southern Connecticut?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Southern Connecticut, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

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What's in season in September 2021, and other timely information:

September Apple, pears, pumpkins, Fresh fruit and vegetables, many locally grown abound! Always see the market's website or Facebook page for current hours; many change their days and hours without notice or for the changing seasons.

Southern Connecticut Farmer's Market Listings in 2021, by county

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Middlesex County

  • Cold Spring Farm at Lake Hayward - Farm market,  pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Dairy Products, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Specialty products, Organically grown vegetables.
    46 Town Road, East Haddam, CT 06423. Email: onebotanychick@gmail.com. Open: Spring Fall Winter, 8am - 7pm. Honor system stand. Cut flowers and arrangements, wreaths, kissing balls, center pieces. We do weddings and special occasions.
  • Deerfield Farm - Farm market, pumpkins, Specialty products, farm-raised meats, Specialty products, , Agritourism,
    337 Parmelee Hill Road, Durham, CT 06422. Phone: 342-301-7828 Open: Winter Spring, Summer, Fall, 24hrs/7days. Honor system stand.
  • Gotta's Farm - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants,
    661 Glastonbury Turnpike, Rte. 17, Portland, CT 06480. Phone: 342-1844. Email: rgottafarm@aol.com. Open: Summer Fall, Open May – Dec, Daily: Mon-Fri 8am - 6:30pm; Sat-Sun 8am - 6pm.  Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill Facebook page. Open May 1st for the season with annual & perennial flowering plants. Their  strawberry fields are located at 510 Main Street.  Fresh fruits & vegetables available at farm stand from July to December. mid-April and continues to be open until December 24th each year. Throughout the year, Gotta's offers a variety of annuals and perennials, an array of produce grown and harvested on our farm. We offer mums and pumpkins in the fall, also Christmas trees and wreaths in the winter. We also have a satellite stand (QP) on Route 66 in Portland.
    Comments from a visitor on July 21, 2009: "This has been our family's favorite for many, many years! The crops are amazing, prices great too! They have some of the best PYO apples around."
  • Higganum Village Farmers' Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, picnic area, face painting
    Higganum Green (part of the larger town of Haddam), Higganum, CT 06441. Phone: 860-345-3075. Email: sumba@snet.net. Open: Every Friday on Higganum Green from June 1 to October 26, 3:30 to 6:30 pm, and Indoors at the Higganum VFW Hall (across the street from the Green) in November and December - times to be announced. Directions: From Exit 9 or 10 off Route 9, look for signs to the Center of Higganum, and you can't miss Higganum Green at the junction of Routes 81, 154 and Candlewood Hill Road.(Please note: the VFW Hall sign is a new one put on the Old Higganum Fire Station and Youth Center Building and our map is not updated with that new name.). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Special Events are listed in our website for the year, but we are also proud to support our local Haddam-Killingworth Youth and Family Services Concerts (from Jazz to Rock and Roll!)at the Gazebo which occur on the Higganum Green throughout the months of July and August. Additionally, on June 29th the Haddam 350th Birthday Committee is hosting the Bristol Olde Tyme Fiddlers Concert at the Gazebo. All concerts begin at 7 pm immediately following the Higganum Village Farmers' Market and run until approximately 8:30 pm, weather permitting. We feature local entertainment, as well as supporting our local Haddam Community Groups. We're one of the first five Connecticut Farmers' Markets to feature a Connecticut Winery; Dalice Elizabeth Winery, from Preston, Connecticut! Three special events take place this year, our 4th Annual Goin' Green on the Green on August 10th, 2012 - with companies and businesses helping us to make eco and earth friendly choices in home heating, cooling, or design or function. New this year will be a book swap, and Re-use, Re-new, Re-cycle - artisans! We are also hosting the area's only Fiber Arts Festival on September 28th; planning to include paper craft, felting, weaving, quilting, all kinds of yarns and spinning and hand made crafters who create, knit, crochet or play with fiber! Lastly, we go indoors to our VFW Hall(across the road from the Higganum Green) for 2 pre-Holiday markets, at Thanksgiving and Christmas. All our events are posted in Facebook and on our website where folks can sign up for our weekly newsletter. (ADDED: June 23, 2012)
  • Lyman Farm - Farm market, ams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Dairy Products, farm-raised meats, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Specialty products, Pick Your Own, Sunflower Maze. Visit the Apple Barrel Market.
    Inc., Rt 147 and 157, Middlefield, CT 06455 . Phone: 349-1793. Open: All year, Daily, 9am-6pm. Special Events hotline: 860-349-6015 j
  • Paul and Sandy's Too Inc - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Home of Pumpkintown USA
    93 East High Street, East Hampton, CT 06424. Phone: 267-0143. Email: paulsandsandys@yahoo.com. Open: All year, June-Nov: Sundays 10am - 3pm, Thursdays 4pm - 7pm. Call for winter pick up arrangements.
  • Phoenix Farm - Farm market, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Dairy Products, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Agritourism,
    76 Nooks Hill Road, Cromwell, CT 06416 . Phone: 301-8730. Email: phoenixfarm76@yahoo.com. Open: All year, Mon-Sat 8 am - 6 pm; Sun 9am - 6 pm.
  • Q-P Farm Market - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Specialty products, pumpkins,
    1339 Portland Cobalt Rd., Rte. 66, Portland, CT 06480. Phone: 342-5030. Email: rgottafarm@aol.com. Open: Summer, May – October 31: Mon-Fri 8am - 7 pm; Sat-Sun 8am - 6:30pm.
  • Staehly Farms - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Christmas trees and wreaths.
    278 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423. Phone: 873-9774. Email: staehlys@att.net. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, call for hours.

New Haven County

  • Arisco Farms - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants,
    1583 Marion Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203--271-0549. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, Hours vary with the seasons..
  • The Berry Farm - vegetables, flowers
    470 Crook Horn Road, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: (203) 267-7300. Floral bouquets and fresh herbs. Pre-picked vegetables and fruits seasonally. Open daily 10am - 7pm June through October.
  • Bishop's Orchards - Farm market, pumpkins, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, farm-raised meats, , Agritourism, Bakery products. Visit our winery.
    1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437. Phone: 203--458-7425. Open: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Mon-Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 9am-6pm.  Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October with apples and pumpkins. In December we have cut-your-own Christmas trees. Bishop's Orchards Farm Market Facebook page. First crop will be our Strawberries! Remember the Farm Market & Creamery are open year round and our Summer Music Series at the Little Red Barn will be OPENING June 4th. Stay tuned for more information and we look forward to another fantastic year! At Bishop’s Orchards we work hard and take pride in growing the highest quality fruits to enjoy year after year from our family to yours.
  • Bishop's Orchards Northford - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, cider, pies.
    1920 Middletown Avenue, Northford, CT 06472. Phone: 203--458-7425. Open: Summer, Weekends only, 10am-5pm.  Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October with apples and pumpkins. In December we have cut-your-own Christmas trees. Bishop's Orchards Farm Market Facebook page. First crop will be our Strawberries! Remember the Farm Market & Creamery are open year round and our Summer Music Series at the Little Red Barn will be OPENING June 4th. Stay tuned for more information and we look forward to another fantastic year! At Bishop’s Orchards we work hard and take pride in growing the highest quality fruits to enjoy year after year from our family to yours.
  • Blue Hills Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, blueberries, corn (sweet), grapes, nectarines, pears, peaches, plums, pumpkins, tomatoes, porta-potties, school tours, group reservations
    141 Blue Hills Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. Phone: (203) 269-3189. Email: eric@bluehillsorchard.com. Open: Friday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm Sunday, from 11 am to 4 pm Typical Season is from late July to mid November. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: August 12, 2020)
  • Bomba Bros. Dairy - Farm market, pumpkins, Specialty products, farm-raised meats, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    79 Great Hill Road, Seymour, CT 06483. Phone: 203--735-2862. Open: Summer, Daily, 9am-6pm.
  • Clover Nook Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, pumpkins, gourds
    Fairwood Rd, Bethany, CT, 06524. Phone: 203-393-2929. Email: clovernookfarm@gmail.com. Open: roadside farm stand at the farm, May through October. From artichokes to zucchini, Clover Nook grows and offers a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. In addition to our variety of fresh vegetables, we also offer unique heirloom varieties that you won't find in the grocery store! Clover Nook is best known for its freshly picked sweet corn and diverse selection of tomatoes. StaThe farm stand also has flowers, local honey, fresh eggs, maple syrup, sweet corn, lamb, pork, beef, tomato sauces and salsas. In petting zoo and livestock. Clover Nook Farm raises its own lamb, pork and beef. All of our livestock is raised sustainably on pasture and without any added hormones. Due to high demand for our meat products, stock is not consistently available.
    A visitor writes on September 27, 2011: "Clover Nook is a great local farm in Bethany. The very best sweet corn and local fruits and veggies. Lots of varieties of pumpkins and gourds."
  • Drazen Orchards - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, porta-potties, picnic area, school tours
    251 Wallingford Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203-272-7985. Email: gordraz@sbcglobal.net. Open: Seven days a week 10am to 6pm, Early August to early Novrmbrt. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 08, 2011)
  • Emerald Green Farm and Gardens - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms
    84 Tankwood Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. Phone: 203 -949-0594. Email: emerald green farm@sbcglobal.net. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Phone for holiday hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: Late June through September peaches and plums : July through September Apples: Late July through November. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check. Greenhouses with a large selection of annual flowers and hanging baskets Country store and garden center gift shop. (ADDED: September 12, 2010)
  • Farmer Joe's Gardens LLC - Farm market, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Dairy Products, farm-raised meats, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Specialty products, Straw bales for sale.
    109 Leigus Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. Phone: 203--265-0696. Email: info@farmerjoesgardens.com. Open: All year, March-Oct: Mon-Sat 9am-6:30pm; Sun 9am-2pm. Nov and Dec: Fri-Sat 9am - 530pm.
  • Gazy Brothers Farm - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, plants, Visit us at farmers' markets.
    391 Chestnut Tree Hill Road, Oxford, CT 06478. Phone: 203--723-8885.
  • Glendale Farms - Farm market, pumpkins
    203 Hebert Street, Milford, CT 06461. Phone: 203--874-7203. Email: info@glendalefarms.com. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, hours vary with seasons. Glendale Farms CT Facebook page
  • Hidden View Farm - Farm market, Specialty products, Dairy Products, farm-raised meats, Locally grown vegetables, Specialty products,
    311 Andrews Road, Wolcott, CT 06716. Phone: 203--598-1430. Email: debi@hiddenviewfarmct.com. Open: All year, text us for hours.
  • Hindinger Farm- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, gift shop, picnic area, pumpkins (brought in from the field)
    835 Dunbar Hill Rd. , Hamden, CT 06514. Phone: 203-288-0700. Email: info@hindingersfarm.com. Open: May-December, 9-5, Tuesday thru Sunday. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . Strawberry Festival in June, the farm participates in Dinners on the Farm, put on by a local restaurant in the summer. (ADDED: November 28, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on November 28, 2012: "Love this place. Everyone is friendly and the produce is topnotch. They have a CSA program that runs from May thru November. Their biggest and best crops are their apples and peaches, but you can find all sorts of vegetables as well, in season, and delicious!! They also carry jams,jellies,salsas made from their produce and ice cream using their fruit made by a local ice creamery."
  • J. De Francesco Farm - Farm market, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, F Specialty products, and some form of Agritourism,
    43 Augur Road, Northford, CT 06472. Phone: 203--484-9708. Email: defrancescofarm@att.net. Open: Summer, Hours vary with the seasons.
  • Mitchell Farm - Farm market, pumpkins, Dairy Products, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Hay and firewood for sale.
    51 Purchase Brook Road, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203--264-1588. Email: jamsouth@aol.com. Open: Summer Fall, June-October 31: Tues - Sun 10am-6pm. Closed Mondays. Honor system stand.
  • Norton Bros. Fruit Farm - Farm market, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, and some form of Agritourism,
    466 Academy Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203--272-8418. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, June-Dec 9am-5pm weekend 9am-6pm
  • Rose Orchards - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Agritourism, Bakery products.
    33 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471. Phone: 203--488-7996. Email: info@roseorchardsfarm.com. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, Stand Hours: 9am-6pm. Ice Cream Hours: 9am - 9pm.
  • Shepard Dairy Farm - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Specialty products, farm-raised meats,
    1990 Litchfield Turnpike, Rte. 69, Woodbridge, CT 06525. Phone: 203--393-0174. Email: Shepherddairy@aol.com. Open: Summer, Open daily 10am-6pm. Honor system stand.
  • Sunflower Farm - Farm market, pumpkins, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants,Locally grown vegetables, Specialty products,
    767 Derby Milford Road, Orange, CT 06477. Phone: 203--795-6829. Email: sabrina@sunflowerfarm.com. Open: All year, Call for hours, as hours vary with the seasons.
  • Sunset Farm - Farm market, Dairy Products, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    1057 Andrew Mountain Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770. Phone: 203--727-7770. Email: sunsetfarmconn@gmail.com. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, Fridays from 3-7 pm and Saturdays 10 am-4 pm..
  • Treat Farm - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, pumpkins,
    361 Old Cavern Road, Orange, CT 06477. Phone: 203--799-2453. Email: info@treatfarm.com. Open: Summer, Mon- Fri 1pm – 6pm; Sat-Sun 10am – 6pm.
  • Vignola Farm - Farm market, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    501 Paradise Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514. Phone: 203--248-8630. Email: vignolakeith@sbcglobal.net. Open: Summer Fall, call for hours and availability of produce. all ahead to order.
  • Zentek Farms - Farm market, jams, honey, maple syrup, plants, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    325 Higgins Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203--272-0444. Email: pzentek@cox.net. Open: Spring, Summer, Fall, May-Dec, 9am-6pm, 7 days a week.