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. Our farms are currently adapting to community needs and the ever-changing practices regarding COVID-19. Please contact farms individually for availability and purchase procedures
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STAFFORD FARMERS MARKET
Farmers Market at Sun Valley
Sun Valley Beach Club | 51 Old Springfield Road
Fridays, 4pm - 7pm, May through October
Stafford Area Farmers & Crafters Market
West Stafford Elementary School | 153 West Stafford Road
Sundays from 10am - 1pm, May through October
424 OLD SPRINGFIELD ROAD
Organic family farm specializing in field grown lavender, herbs & cut flowers, plants and herbal products. Custom floral design and DIY floral packages for weddings & events. Open Thurs.-Sun, late May to Mid Oct. & by appt. for retail sales. U-pick, workshops, events & venue rentals. Check FB.com/AislingFarmCT for updates & hours.
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
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
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
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
Farm stand is open NOW through October daily 8:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. Providing eggs, vegetables, berries, microgreens, plants, compost and other farm products.
COBB HOUSE EGGS
27 BUCKLEY HIGHWAY
Selling farm fresh eggs from organically fed chickens. Please call for availability and price!
276 DIAMOND LEDGE ROAD
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
Selling farm fresh eggs, local egg delivery available!
DOWN TO EARTH CSA
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
We are a brand new state of the art animal hospital and ambulatory practice, serving Stafford and the surrounding areas. We provide 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
A small family-owned business producing hay, vegetables, and beef. When it’s warm outside the farm stand out in the front field is stocked full of produce.
FOSTER HILL FARM & GARDEN
21 STAFFORD STREET
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 and September. Check website for details.
HAPPY FEET RETREAT
93 CHESTNUT HILL ROAD
Raising goats and llamas, and selling eggs.
HIDDEN ACRES STATELINE FARM
265 WALES ROAD
Honor system farm stand selling homegrown, all natural and pesticide-free seasonal produce, herbs, spices, eggs, tea, soap and homemade crafts.
HOP TOP ORGANIC
220 LEONARD ROAD
Vegetables, herbs, fruit, hay & seedlings, certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.
202 HYDEVILLE ROAD
Pick-your-own black and red raspberries open daily 10:00
a.m. until dusk, June/July.
HYDEVILLE SUGAR SHACK
118 HYDEVILLE ROAD
Open during harvest season, between February and March - just look for the billowing steam rolling out of the sugar house. Off-season, maple syrup lovers are welcome to stop by to purchase the syrup, half pint size up to gallon jugs. Call ahead for purchases and visit hssmaple on Facebook for event schedule.
133 WEST STAFFORD ROAD
Horse Training farm.
MON SOLEIL MARKET GARDEN
Seasonal New England produce, herbs, and flowers available to members and restaurants through a CSA Program, and at Farmers’ Markets. Produces fresh and nutrient-rich seasonal produce by using low or no-tillage and other sustainable farming practices.
NEW ENGLAND PACKING
30 FURNACE HOLLOW RD
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
Growing and selling cut flowers for florists.
ORCHARD ROAD BESS
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
27 BUCKLEY HIGHWAY
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
TETRAULT SAWMILL FARM
112 OLD SPRINGFIELD ROAD | (860) 684-6021
Sawmill and hay farm.
VALLEY VIEW FARMS
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
Raising Nigerian goats and selling farm fresh chicken and duck eggs.
WOLF CREEK RANCH
213 OLD SPRINGFIELD RD
Free range chicken eggs and Alpaca fiber.
STATE & LOCAL RESOURCES
CTNOFA FOOD & FARM GUIDE - guide.ctnofa.org
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