Downtown Farmers Market 7th Season Starts June 12th
Fairfield, CT - Fairfield Farmers Market and the Town of Fairfield are happy to announce the return of the popular summer farmers market on June 12th. The market will be held every Sunday 10AM-2PM, rain or shine, on the Sherman Green. Over 30 local farms and small batch food producers will participate. Four Connecticut farms will offer fresh seasonal vegetables, fruit and salad greens. In addition to produce, vendors will offer other essential food such as meat, eggs, fish, baked goods, bread, salami, honey and more.
This season, we are featuring live music on the first Sunday of every month. New food and artisan vendors are bringing new excitement to the market and we are thrilled to have them able participate this year. Anthony Calabrese, Director of Fairfield Parks and Recreation, says, “We are excited to host this popular community event every Sunday on historic Sherman Green. Come support your local farms and enjoy the best seasonal products around. Help our community by buying local.” First Selectwoman Brenda L. Kupchick added “Fairfield is lucky to have two farmer’s markets to help provide fresh and local options to residents and support our local farmers and small businesses. I am thrilled to see the addition of live music to Sherman Green this year. In addition to the town run market, Fairfield also has the Greenfield Hill Farmers Market located at 65 Hillside Road which runs every Saturday through October 29th.”
This year’s farms and vendors include: Bees Knees Ice Pops, Bella Alpacas, Bonkers Cupcakes, Carrot Top Kitchens, Charlie’s Chaga, Cloudy Lane Bakery, Cross Culture Kombucha, CT Biscotti, Dancing Barefoot Farms, Edgewise Kitchen, George Hall Farm, Herbal Deva, Hot Chicks Hometown Eggs, Kardamas Olive Oil, Little River Farm, Mill Pond Essentials, Molly & Murphy Irish Dog Biscuits, Nature View Farm, Oui Charcuterie, Provisions On State, Raus Coffee Company, The Bee Love Project, The Local Catch, Two Guys from Woodbridge, Unbakeables, Whole G Bread, Yalla Organic, and many more!
Local restaurant owner Bill Auer, in collaboration with Mark Barnhart and the Fairfield Economic Development Commission, started the Fairfield Farmers Market in 2016. The Town Parks and Recreation Department oversees the market, with Scott Buckholz as Market Manager.
Please see www.fairfieldfarmersmarket.org as well as Facebook and Instagram for more information and updates.