Connecticut Grown Information for Consumers
Website listings and publications to help you find and enjoy Connecticut Grown products from farms, farmers’ markets, and local businesses across the state, and discover on-farm activities for all.
Livestock shows, exhibits, pie contests, pig races - nothing beats a Connecticut agricultural fair. The Connecticut Fair Association's website will help you find a fair during a fall weekend.
Spend a fun-filled day on a farm at a fall festival, picking-your-own, enjoying a hay ride, and more!
Bite into fall with crisp, delicious Connecticut Grown apples. With more than 60 varieties of apples grown in the state, your favorites are ripening now. Plan your Connecticut orchard visits using the Apple Growers brochure, Apple Growers listing by county, and the Apple Varieties and Their Uses.
Wonder what variety is best suited for pies or sauce, or when certain variety is ready for picking?Download this usage guide with color pictures of popular apples. It also has several great recipes!
Looking for a way to make your Christmas cheery, bright and Connecticut Grown? Bring home a real Connecticut Grown Christmas tree!
This popular calendar identifies the seasonal availability of Connecticut Grown fruits and vegetables in a multi-colored, easy-to-read chart. Available for downloading.
Looking to participate in a farm's CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program? Look no further! Sign up early, Connecticut CSAs fill up fast.
Purchasing fresh milk or cheese from your Connecticut farmer is an experience like no other. Findng a local farm outlet has never been easier! Dont' forget many of these products can also be purchase in your local supermarket.
With over 100 farm stands and stores throughout Connecticut, you're bound to find a place near you to buy all your Connecticut Grown products!
The ideal way to start buying local! Visit one of Connecticut's 120+ Farmers' Markets this season for Connecticut Grown ingredients for all of your family's meals.
Find locally and sustainably Connecticut Grown forest products including furniture, outdoor structures, and decorative pieces near you!
Looking for local honey to combat allergies or simply enjoy with you tea? This listing is sure to help!
Did you know that fresh Connecticut Grown produce is available year round, even in winter? Connecticut’s hydroponic growers are producing fresh lettuce, peppers, herbs and more right now.
Don't forget this Connecticut Grown product that's available in March! Find a sugarhouse offering tours and demonstrations for a fun weekend activity.
Connecticut has its very own meat producers too! Use this brochure to find one near you.
Prefer to eat USDA Certified Organic? Check out which farms offer certified organic produce.
A great day-trip with the family! Find a farm that offers pick-your-own fruit and veggies, large and small.
Start buying and enjoy the fresh poultry products and eggs from the Connecticut farms.
The freshest, most local, fragrant, and colorful flowers!
Connecticut Grown salsas, jams, jellies and sauces add a fresh, delicious twist on your favorites at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Connecticut Grown value added products make great gifts, too.
Did you know there are over 30 vineyards and wineries in Connecticut? Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at a Connecticut winery!
If you are a producer and would like to be included in a publication listed above, please fill out the corresponding application, which can be found on the Commodities Listings page.
Looking for more information about Connecticut agriculture? Educational, business development, economic impact, and preservation-related publications can be found on our Agency Publications page.