Tis the season for fresh, local and fun-filled Farmers’ Markets. And two of the best farmer’s markets in all of Connecticut are located right here in East Lyme. At each market, you’ll find freshly picked local produce, delicious baked goods, coffee roasted in Connecticut, and other products to allow you to prepare the freshest most delicious locally-sourced meal for you and your family.
White Gate Farm – Farm Stand
Wednesday’s and Saturday’s / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
83 Upper Pattagansett Rd, East Lyme (860) 739-9585
White Gate Farm specializes in fresh organic produce, poultry, eggs, seasonal flowers, bread from Farm to Hearth Bakery, cheese from Shelburne Farm and bagged organic coffee from Ashlawn Farm. They also offer an array of freshly baked goods including delicious pizza at noon. Situated in Southeastern Connecticut on 100 acres of lovely New England landscape, it is a great destination for shopping at our farm stand, visiting the animals and seeing a small family farm that above all values the health of its customers and the environment. For additional info about White Gate Farm, visit: www.WhiteGateFarm.net
Niantic Farmers Market (Opens June 7th)
Thursdays / 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Methodist St, Niantic, CT (860) 739-2550
From mid-June until early October, swing by the quaint village of Niantic along the Long Island Sound for its Thursday afternoon farmers’ market. Approximately 12 local vendors sell their freshly grown goods at this weekly market. The Niantic Farmer’s Market vendors typically offer an array of fresh and local produce, seafood, breads, pies, cookies, cupcakes, jams, jellies, and more! The Niantic Farmers also features weekly specialty vendors and family-friendly special events almost every week so visit their Niantic Farmers Market Facebook page weekly to see what’s being featured this week.