10 Good Reason to Buy Locally Grown
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2014 Glastonbury Farmers Market Coalition, INC. – Saturdays at Hubbard Green (corner of Main ST and Hubbard ST, Glastonbury CT 06033); June 28 through Oct 25, (no market on Sept 6th); 10am-1pm Holiday Market on Nov 23rd, location and time to be determined for this market only. www.GlastonburyFarmersMarket.com
Beckett Farms--1269 Main St, Glastonbury, CT 06033; 860-659-0848; CSA Program Available, farmers; markets, Self-serve; seasonal, front of clinic. Tomatoes (heirloom, beefsteak, cherry, sungold), carrots, cucumbers, lettuces, Swiss chard, okra, broccoli, collard greens, red onions, beets, sugar snap peas, green beans, wax beans, spinach, squash (summer and zucchini), eggplant, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, basil, lemon basil, arugula, dill cilantro, sheep, horses. www.BeckettFarms.com
Bednarz Farm -–118 Wickham Road, Glastonbury, 06033; 860 633 2942; Primarily organic and some conventionally grown. Sweet corn and strawberries are only grown conventionally. Tomatoes, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, eggplant, kale, and greens. Visit us at the Glastonbury Farmers’ Market Coalition, LLC on Hubbard Green (listing). Call for pick-your-own strawberries in June, and for other hours during the season.
Belltown Hill Orchards Farm Market and Bakery--475 Matson Hill Rd, S. Glastonbury, 06073; 860-633-2789; Celebrating 100 years of fruit growing in Glastonbury; cherries, blueberries, apples, peaches, and more. Apple cider donuts, and fruit filled pies from our bakery. Farm made apple sauces, and native honey. Tractor drawn rides to PYO fields on weekends. "Glastonbury's Best Apple Fritters." Check our event page for upcoming activities. Seasonal, Daily 8am-6pm. www.BelltownhillOrchards.com
Berruti's Harvest House--1098 Main St, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-657-8158; Apples, peaches, pears, plums, apricots, cut flowers, herbs, eggs, baked pies, cookies and breads, cut flowers. Large variety of local fruits and vegetables. Jams, jellies, pumpkins, cornstalks, Christmas trees, wreaths, cemetery boxes, apple cider (fall). Seasonal May-December; Monday-Saturday; 8am-7pm; Sunday 8am-6pm.
Botticello Farms, --- 209 Hillstown Road, Manchester, CT 06040; 860-649-2462; Not in Glastonbury, but just across the border and a large portion of their crop is grown in the Meadows in Glastonbury. Locally grown fruits and vegetables, spring annuals, perennials, and vegetable plants, summer CSA available, fall Hardy mums, pumpkins and other fall decorations, poinsettias, handmade wreaths, cemetery containers, and fresh cut Christmas trees. Wholesale and retail. School fund raising also available. Seasonal Easter-Christmas. www.botticellofarms.net
Bussa Orchards--101 Clark Hill Rd, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-633-2387; Apples, peaches, pears, plums. Seasonal Daily; 8am-5pm.
Butternut Farm-- 1654 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033; 860-633 7197; Fresh eggs and Oberhasli goats for sale. Bed and Breakfast. www.ButternutFarmBandB.com
Carini’s Berry Farm--470 Chestnut Hill Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033; 860-633-3110; Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blue berries, asparagus, herbs, tomatoes, corn, summer & winter squash, cabbage, Swiss chard, egg plant, peppers, cucumbers, broccoli. Pick you own and picked items at road side stand. Call for hours; seasonal.
Deercrest Farm--3499 Hebron Ave (RT 94), Glastonbury, 06033; 860-633-4407; 26 varieties of apples, pears, nectarines, peaches, plums, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, rhubarb, apricots, squash, cucumbers, pickles, peas snap peas, beans, tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, carrots, spinach, radishes, onions, green onions, potatoes, basil parsley, broccoli rabe, peppers, eggplant, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, pumpkins, winter squash, okra, sweet potatoes, lettuces, turnips, apple cider (unpasteurized), eggs, annuals, perennials, honey, maple syrup. CSA Program Available; Hard Cider, & apple cider vinegar. Seasonal (May-Dec 31), daily 9am-6pm; www.deercrestfarm.net
Dondero Orchards LLC--529 Woodland St, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-659-0294; Apples, peaches, pears, plums, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, lettuce, herbs, squash, tomatoes, cabbage, corn, pumpkins and much more. PYO and fresh picked. Hanging baskets and mums. Farm made, award winning fruit pies, jams, pickles and pesto. Hershey’s ice cream. Farm dinners in the summer. CSA. Spring & Fall 8am-6pm; Summer 8am-7pm; Winter 9am-5pm; www.DonderoOrchards.com
Dondero Orchard’s Mountain View Farm—3582 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, 06033; 860-430-2212; PYO Apples, peaches, pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and vegetables. In the stand: fresh picked fruits, corn, tomatoes, lettuce, cabbage, and much more. Farm made pies, jams, pickles, and pesto. Hanging baskets and mums. Open May – Oct. spring/Summer 10-6pm; Fall 10-5pm www.DonderoOrchards.com
E. Draghi & Sons Farms--80 Main St, S. Glastonbury, CT; 06073; 860-633-2197; Apples, pears, peaches, plums, blueberries, strawberries, nectarines, raspberries, blackberries, herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, corn, peas, beans, summer and winter squash, asparagus, eggplant, onions, potatoes, peppers, bakery items, gourmet foods, annual & perennial flowers, Christmas Trees, cemetery arrangements, kissing balls, wreaths, roping, apple cider, cheese, eggs, honey, and so much more. Seasonal (April-Christmas) 7am-6pm daily; www.DraghiFarms.com
Glastonbury Farmers Market Coalition, INC.-- Saturdays at Hubbard Green (corner of Main Street and Hubbard Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033). On Saturdays June 28th through October 25, 2014 no market on Sept 13th; 10 am to 1pm. www.GlastonburyFarmersMarket.com for a list of vendors and a schedule of events.
Gutt Family Farm--155 Addison Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033; Cut flowers (and cut your own), sweet corn, tomatoes, beans (green, wax, Italian), cucumbers, summer & fall squashes, sweet peppers, hot peppers, eggplant, cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, leeks, pumpkins, basil, thyme, chives, parsley, dill, rosemary, oregano, mint, apples, peaches, pears, plums, blueberries, mums, Gift Shop. Monday-Saturday 9am-6:00 pm, Sunday 9am-5:00pm, Seasonal.
Horton Farm --- 171 A Ferry Lane, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860 490 1335; Tomatoes, butternut squash, acorn squash, cabbage, eggplant, bell & hot peppers, yellow & zucchini squash, Swiss chard, pumpkins, asparagus, leeks, free range eggs, jams, canned goods, corn. Daily 9am-7pm seasonal. (860) 490 1335
Joseph Preli Farm and Vineyard--235 Hopewell Rd, S. Glastonbury, 06073, 860-633-7333; Sunflowers & cut flowers. Plums, peaches, apples; concord grapes, raspberries, blueberries, peppers (hot & sweet), onions, string & pole beans, leeks, eggplant, tomatoes, broccoli, tomatillias, mint, herbs. Private classes held on cooking with fresh local produce and canning. Farm stand open seasonally on Fri, Sat and Sun. Call special orders. www.JosephPreliFarm.com
Killam and Bassette Farmstead, LLC--14 Tryon St, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-633-1067; Free range eggs, USDA pork products, quail eggs, cut flowers, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, rhubarb, melons, corn, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, winter & summer squash, onions, carrots, cabbage, asparagus, peas, green & yellow beans, beets, leeks, scallions, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, Swiss chard, cucumbers, pickling cucumbers, pumpkins, radishes, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, basil, rosemary, dill, canned goods, handmade scarves in the winter. Open year round 8am to 8pm. www.KandBFarmstead.com
Littel Acres Farm Market--535 Griswold St, Glastonbury, CT, 06033; 860-633-1699; Annuals, perennials, apples, plums, nectarines, strawberries, raspberries, apricots, heirloom tomatoes, tomatoes, squash, cukes, pickles, corn, melons, variety of herbs, breads, pies, jams, jelly, salsa, dressings, honey, crafts, soft serve ice cream, fritters, bakery. www.littelacresfarm.com.
Riverview Farms Fall Festival @Robb's Farm--91 Wassuc Rd, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-657-8235. Corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin bounce, petting zoo, & baby chicks. Farm pressed Natural cider. Apples, pumpkins, eggs, maple syrup and candy, honey, jams, salsa, crafts, & Ghana Baskets. Hay bales and corn stalks, sun flowers, apple fritters. Birthday parties, school tours, group tours. Haunted Corn Maze, Seasonal: Opens Sept 8-Nov 4th Wed-Thurs 12-6, Fri/Sat/Sun 9-6 Open Columbus Day. www.RiverViewFarmsCT.com
Robb's Farm, LLC--91 Wassuc Rd, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-657-8235; Brown eggs, homemade ice cream. April-Christmas Tuesday-Thursday 6pm-dark; Friday-Sunday 2pm-dark; www.RiverViewFarmsCT.com.
Rose's Berry Farm, LLC--Home Farm--295 Matson Hill Rd, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-633-7467; Pick Your Own blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, & raspberries, apples, pumpkins, Christmas trees. Annuals, cut flowers, honey, maple syrup, jam, vinegar, salsa, June-December; hours vary. Breakfast with a view, Sundays only one week before Father's Day to end of October 8 am-1pm. www.RosesBerryFarm.com.
Rose's Berry Farm, LLC--Farm Stand--1200 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033; 860-633-7467; Pick Your Own and Picked items available. Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches, apples, pears, lettuce, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, peas, beans, eggplant, basil, jams, salsa, vinegar, pasteurized cider, pies, tea breads, annuals, cut flowers. Seasonal; daily hours vary; www.RosesBerryFarm.com;
Scotts Orchard and Nursery, LLC--1838 New London Tpk, Glastonbury,06033; 860 633-8681; Pick Your Own apples, peaches, pears, baked goods, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, local honey, local vegetables, cheese, jams, jellies, eggs, Maple syrup, blueberries, raspberries, cider, pumpkins, gourds, fall weekend horse drawn rides, fall school field trips, Christmas Trees & Wreaths, kissing balls, roping, cemetery boxes, table arrangements. March 15- December 23; 8am-6pm; www.ScottsOrchardandNursery.com.
The Old Cider Mill 1287 Main Street Glastonbury, CT 06033 Visit this historic site to sample fall at it's best. The oldest continually running Cider Mill in the USA! We offer fresh pressed cider, locally grown apples, pumpkins, mums, sunflowers, and ice cream. Our General Store carries organic and local honey, maple syrup, granola and crafts. Petting zoo and baby chicks to hold. Sept and Oct, Hours Thurs & Fri 12-6 Saturday & Sunday 9-6 Book your school tour, group, and birthday party here. www.riverviewfarmsCT.com
Thompson Street Farm, LLC – 49 Thompson Street, S. Glastonbury, 06073; 860 657 4361; Sat. 10-1pm at the Glastonbury Farmers’ Market on Hubbard Green July-Oct. No onsite farm stand, pre-orders for pickup only. Micro-greens (small baby greens, pea tendrils, arugula, wasabi, horseradish, Red Russian kale, Purple radish), herbs, basil, parsley, oregano, mint, sage, rosemary, leafy greens, Chinese spinach, arugula, baby red Russian Kale, lettuce, tomatoes, hand crafted herbal, floral fruit and vegetable soaps, jams, hand sewn gifts made with lavender. Farmers Pledge with CT-NOFA; www.ThompsonStreetFarm.com
Wind-Gait Farm--45 Hi-Gait Farms Rd, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-659-3426; Mohair yarns and fiber; Nubian Goats; goat milk soap; white Angora Goats. Call for more information. www.BelltownHillOrchards.com
Wind Hill Community Farm, 3006 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, 06033; 860 657 4345; A nonprofit community-based farm with the mission of promoting local produce. Small CSA using organic principles, range of common vegetables. Bi-monthly chef demonstrations, educational programming, community garden with raised beds available for rental to organic gardeners. www.windhillfarm.org;
Woodland Farm LLC--New Location***615 Woodland St***, S. Glastonbury, CT 06073; 860-430-9942; Apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, unpasteurized cider, cut flowers. Open Daily June-December. www.WoodlandfarmLLC.com
Woolly Acres --- 581 Thompson St, Glastonbury, CT 06033; 860 430 5464; Organic farm offering a wide variety of seasonal fruits, vegetables, herbs, cut flowers, and eggs. Seasonal farm stand -- open 9am-7pm, honor system. Pick your own raspberries and currants. CSA shares available. www.WoollyAcres.wordpress.com ; twiter.com/WoollyAcres