It’s our favorite time of year—summers in Hartford consist of live music, festivals, and farmers' markets. Whether it’s your first time going to a farmers' market or you’re looking to discover a new one, we’re sharing all the farmers' markets happening this season in Hartford.


Connecticut Regional Market
Photo: Experience Hartford

Formerly known as the Hartford Regional Market, the Connecticut Regional Market is held every Saturday and Sunday from 6:00am–9:00am from May through October.

The Market is a 33-acre facility with over 185,000 square feet of warehouse and refrigerated space located at 101 Reserve Road in Hartford. Every weekend, more than 100 vendors are on-site with goods such as fresh vegetables, fruit, honey, eggs, and plants. The largest farmers' market in the area, the Connecticut Regional Market is the perfect place to get the best of both worlds—flowers and farm-fresh goods. Some vendors may sell out before 9:00 am, so it’s best to get to the market extra early!

Stay up to date on the latest from the Hartford Regional Market here.


Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers’ Market
Photo: Connecticut’s Old State House farmers' Market

The farmers’ market at the Connecticut Old State House is back! Opening day is Friday, July 1st from 10:00 am–2:00 pm.

Connecticut’s Old State House is the first official site of a Farmers' Market in Connecticut! This farmers' market has been operating since 1643! Each Friday at the Connecticut Old State House you can expect to see a rotating lineup of local farmers, vendors, and activities for the family. Not sure what to make with your fresh produce? Be sure to follow the CT Old State House on Instagram—they’re always posting recipes with items from the most recent farmers’ market. 

​​For the first time, Connecticut’s Old State House Farmers' Market will accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) tokens. Throughout the summer, there will be special themed days, so be on the lookout! Learn more about the CT Old State House Farmers' Market here.


West End Farmers' Market
Photo: West End farmers' Market

The West End Farmers' Market is held every Tuesday from 4:00 pm–7:00 pm from June through September and 3:00 pm–6:00 pm in October at the Clemens Place Green.

The West End Farmers' Market is so much more than your typical farmers’ market. This farmers' market celebrates West End culture, local farmers, and businesses, and brings people together. At every farmer's market, you can expect to see fresh food and produce from local farmers, artisanal goods from small businesses, food trucks, family-friendly activities, and live music. Because the farmers' market is held on Clemens Place Green, families are invited to bring lawn chairs, and blankets, and relax on the green.

View the lineup of farms, local vendors, food trucks, pop-up shops, and more on the West End Farmers' Market website.


Broad Street Farmers' Market
Photo: The Kitchen Hartford

The Broad Street Farmers' Market, operated by Forge City Works, is held every Thursday from 11:00 am–2:00 pm from June 2nd to October 12th at 539 Broad Street, Hartford. 

Spend the afternoon shopping for local produce and veggies, baked goods and prepared food, artisanal goods, and more. With The Kitchen Hartford being down the block, this is the perfect place to pick up lunch and grab fresh veggies for dinner. 

Every farmers' market will have a variety of local vendors and organizations participating, selling everything from organic soap to fresh baked goods. Enjoy live musical performances on June 16th, July 21st, and August 18th. View participating vendors and musicians here.

Almost all farmers’ markets in Hartford accept SNAP and EBT. The West End Farmers' Market and Broad Street Farmers' Market participate in the Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP), a national non-profit program that provides customers with an incentive to spend their SNAP dollars at farmers'' markets by doubling the value of SNAP they spend on produce, $20 per market (a $40 value).

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