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FOOD & GOODS
In Stafford, we're fortunate to have over 30 farms in a operation, an incredible local asset that remains the ideal source for community-direct produce, dairy products, and meats.
Follow the Stafford Agricultural Commission on Facebook for town-wide agriculture updates.
Stafford Farmers Market at Sun Valley
Saturdays, 4pm - 7pm
May 20 - September 16, 2023
Offering a full market shopping experience with unique blend of CT farms, food, music and artisan booths. Located at a shady, picturesque venue perfect for an enjoyable evening out. Open to the pubic, serving the Greater Stafford area and 300+ seasonal residents at Sun Valley Resort.. Leashed dogs are welcome. Farmers Market Nutrition Program Certified and accepting WIC & Senior checks for vegetables, fruit, eggs, and honey for the 2023 season! Follow our social media pages for updates through the season!
Sun Valley Beach Club
51 Old Springfield Road
STAFFORD FARMERS MARKET
Farmers Market at Sun Valley
Fridays, 4pm - 7pm, May through September
Sun Valley Beach Club | 51 Old Springfield Road
FMNP Certified accepting WIC and Senior checks
fb.com/FarmersMarketSunValley | email@example.com
Stafford Area Farmers & Crafters Market
West Stafford Elementary School | 153 West Stafford Road
Sundays from 10am - 1pm, May through October
fb.com/staffordfarmermarket | firstname.lastname@example.org
424 OLD SPRINGFIELD ROAD | (860) 202-4892
FB.COM/AISLINGFARMCT | INSTAGRAM.COM/AISLINGFARMCT
Cultivating Delight Since 2001! Specializing in organically grown lavender, herbs & specialty cut flowers! Weekly flower subscriptions, bulk sales to DIYers and wholesale to florists & herbalists. Farm-stand Open Sat. 9-2 May-July. Local Delivery available. Please check our FB/IG @AislingFarmCT for updates & events!
AVERY FAMILY FARM
281 CHESTNUT HILL ROAD
Situated at the Stafford/Somers line, Avery Family Farm is committed to environmentally-friendly farming methods and preserving this multi-generational farm. Raising registered Polled Hereford cattle, selling beef and on the hoof.
BIT OF HEAVEN FARM
79 TOLLAND AVENUE | (860) 712-0314
Small hobby farm selling pasture-raised chicken and duck eggs, in addition to showing and selling Welsh Harlequin and Call Ducks. Members of the American Association, fresh eggs are for sale in their self-serve egg stand.
BRADWAY'S SUGAR HOUSE
161 BRADWAY ROAD | (860) 684-7112
Four generation farm selling maple syrup since the 1950’s. Maple syrup available year round, sugar house open to the public during sugaring season.
C & C BACK ACRES
28 FLUERY DRIVE | (860) 930-3131 DREWFALKOWSKI@YAHOO.COM
Raising and selling alpacas and cashmere goats; Registered offspring and fiber; Scottish Highlander registered offspring and organic beef; pigs-1/2 and fully butchered; delivered pork.
CARR FAMILY FARM
6 GULF ROAD | (860) 965-3159
WEBSITE | JESS121286@GMAIL.COM
Established in 2018, we produce quality compost, vegetable plants, annual plants, vegetables, berries, dried herbs and cut flowers. We are open daily from 8:00 - 7:00 April 15 - October 30, 2023. Saturdays we attend the Stafford Farmers Market at Sun Valley (51 Old Springfield Road). Our stand closes at 2:00pm and we open at the market at 4:00pm. We accept FMNP checks, Venmo and cash at the stand and market.
COBB HOUSE EGGS
27 BUCKLEY HIGHWAY | (860) 729-7923
Selling farm fresh eggs from organically fed chickens. Please call for availability and price!
276 DIAMOND LEDGE ROAD | (860) 684-2557
All natural wool and angora fiber farm selling hand-spun yarn, roving, bunnies, lambs, fine art, and fresh organic eggs. Open Friday for egg pickup, and farm visits.
CROOKED S. FARM
119 STAFFORD STREET
114 TOLLAND AVENUE | (860) 869-4026
Selling farm fresh eggs, local egg delivery available!
DOWN TO EARTH CSA
MICHELEC ROAD | (860) 851-9617
Unique, volunteer-run organic CSA running June - October inviting members to participate in the agricultural process of growing crops through “working shares.” Members can enjoy the experience of learning how all vegetables are grown or opt for more traditional “non-working shares.” Subscribes to the CT NOFA Farmers Pledge, a commitment to farming, marketing and farm management in accordance with sound ecological, and economic principles.
ELM KNOLL FARM
116 WEST STAFFORD ROAD
A seasonal produce stand, in operation for 40+ years, open July through September from 11:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
FENTON RIVER VETERINARY HOSPITAL
73 WEST STAFFORD ROAD | (860) 684-8701
A brand new state of the art animal hospital and ambulatory practice, serving Stafford and the surrounding areas. FRV provides personalized services for all species and can travel to your farm or home as well, specializing in both large and small animals, medicine and surgery.
4 Handle Road | (860) 684-5233
A small family owned business producing summer & fall vegetables & hay. The picturesque seasonal farm stand sits in front of a pasture with the farm's goats keeping watch! Stop by to see the stocked stand and say hello to the goats!
FOSTER HILL FARM & GARDEN
21 STAFFORD STREET | (860) 729-6310
A seasonal garden shop, offering proven favorites and interesting new varieties of annuals, herbs, perennials and vegetable plants. Specializing in heirloom tomato plants and specialty hot pepper plants. FHF is also the largest breeder in the Northeast of Mediterranean Miniature Donkeys, maintaining a select herd with proven bloodlines. Garden shop is open May through mid-June. Check website for details.
HAPPY FEET RETREAT
93 CHESTNUT HILL ROAD
Raising goats and llamas, and selling eggs.
424 OLD SPRINGFIELD ROAD
(860)933-5527 | HAYHODI@GMAIL.COM
Quality Hay, Organically Grown Potatoes, and Pastured Pork.
Haydenville heritage breed pigs are raised grazing and rooting on pasture and woods, and fed only Non-GMO grains and organically grown veggies and fruit. Pre-orders only, taken January through February with a deposit for half or whole hog, butchered and packaged in late fall.
HIDDEN ACRES STATELINE FARM
265 WALES ROAD
A roadside stand with off street parking that's all about produce, poultry, and plants! The farm's egg producers are within sight of the stand and is surrounded by herb gardens, just follow the pathway to the walk-in shed, which operates as an honor system accepting cash and checks. Sold here is farm-grown produce, chicken eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs, and plants, as well as onsite farm-produced agricultural products like dried soup mixes, spices, herbal teas, zucchini chips, jams, jellies, pickles, and more! The farm also has a poultry breeding program, with Coturnix Quail and Ancona Ducks for sale, and hatches out and sells some mixed breed layer chickens and ducks upon request. Fertilized eggs are also available seasonally. Open seasonally from April 1 - October 31.
HOP TOP ORGANIC
220 LEONARD ROAD
Vegetables, herbs, fruit, hay & seedlings, certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.
202 HYDEVILLE ROAD | (860) 684-2335
Pick-your-own black and red raspberries open daily 10:00
a.m. until dusk, June/July.
133 WEST STAFFORD ROAD
Horse Training farm.
MON SOLEIL MARKET GARDEN & CSA
558 BUCKLEY HIGHWAY (ROUTE 190) | (860) 597-6114
Produces fresh and nutrient-rich seasonal produce by using low or no-tillage and other sustainable farming practices. Growing seasonal New England produce, herbs, and flowers available to members and restaurants through a CSA Program and at our Farm Stand on Buckley Highway - open May - November on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Check website/socials for hours and updates.
NEW ENGLAND PACKING
30 FURNACE HOLLOW RD | (860) 684-3505
USDA beef, lamb, and goat custom meat processing. Wholesale and retail outlet selling fresh, frozen and international grocery items.
OLD CAPE CUT FLOWERS
15 GULF ROAD | (860) 872-0221
Growing and selling cut flowers for florists.
ORCHARD ROAD BEES
Producer of specialty infused honey products.
PETER W MILLER FARM
109 BRADWAY ROAD
(890) 684-3460 | (860) 803-1172 | (860) 803-4232
Growing timber veggies in addition to a Down to Earth CSA greenhouse satellite facility, with a variable supply of fresh, free-range eggs (call for egg availability). Thursday through Sunday, late May to mid-October. Retail sales by appointment only.
168 HYDEVILLE ROAD
Growing and selling hay, call ahead.
STAFFORD VETERINARY CENTER
42 WEST MAIN STREET | (860) 684-5868
Serving Stafford and the surrounding towns for 40 years. Experienced, compassionate, practical veterinary care for all animals. Large, small, exotic and production.
T & T FARM
81 BUCKLEY HIGHWAY
VALLEY VIEW FARMS
257 ORCUTTVILLE RD | (860) 684-1621 VALLEYVIEWFARMS@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Farm store with livestock feed, frozen meats, seasonings, pantry items and pet food and much more. Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM, Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
117 HAMPDEN ROAD | DSZEMREYLO@HOTMAIL.COM
Seasonal veggies, hay, eggs, jams, pickles, maple syrup and pantry staples.
116 BEFFA ROAD
PYO blueberries, no sprays or pesticides. Pure maple syrup and quality hay.
2 STAFFORD STREET
A a family-run farm raising Nigerian Dwarf goats. In the farm stand, you can find fresh eggs and flowers.
STATE & LOCAL RESOURCES
CTNOFA FOOD & FARM GUIDE - guide.ctnofa.org
LOCAL HARVEST Connecting people looking for good food with the farmers who produce it.
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