Farm-Fresh Market Season Blossoms in Litchfield

farmers markets, Litchfield CTThe Bantam Community Farm Market kicked off its second year Friday, May 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Alain White Field, located at 273 Bantam Lake Rd. (Route 209).

It continues each Friday through October.

Vendors include Why Not FarmKrafted Brew LabFork You FarmsVibrant Farm CT,  Hathor Hill Farm, Lakeside Farm, Chanticleer Acres, and DeerDana Provisions – and that’s just a sampling. See the full list on the farm market website.

There’s often a musician performing, as well as special guests. The season’s debut market May 17 features local artisan-designed handmade jewelry from Carnellian Knoll.

Watch the @bantam_farmers_market Instagram feed for updates.

Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market

farmers markets Litchfield CTThe Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market presents its last indoor market Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Litchfield Community Center, before heading to its outdoor home in the parking lot above Center School beginning May 25 and continuing through Oct. 12. 

Launched in 2007 as a program of Sustainable Healthy Communities, it brought a European market town vibe to Saturday mornings – a backdrop that has only deepened and expanded with the rise of the Bantam market, farm stands and pop-ups.

Follow the Instagram feed for updates and a list of each week’s vendors.

Vibrant Farm Pop-Up

In addition to participating in the Bantam Community Farm Market and the Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market – and offering online shopping for pick up at the farm in Bantam – Vibrant Farm presents a pop-up farm stand from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at Krafted Brew Lab (725 Bantam Lake Rd.)

Chanticleer Acres Farm Stand

Chanticleer Acres, another Bantam market vendor, has a terrific stand at the farm located on the way to Milton at 51 Hutchinson Parkway.

Ox Hollow Farm Stand

Ox Hollow Farm is a diversified, family operated farm with locations in Woodbury and an iconic farm stand at the western gateway to Litchfield along Route 202, near Mt. Tom Pond State Park. (1474 Bantam Rd.) It’s open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More Litchfield Farms & Farmstands

Many of the other local and regional vendors at Litchfield’s farmers markets also have stands at the farm. To connect with the farms, head the Visit Litchfield CT farms page, where, in addition to listings and links, you’ll find a link to an interactive map.

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