Shelton Farmers Market back-to-school Celebration Sept. 17

The Shelton Farmers’ Market Association invites the community to the Shelton Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Shelton Farmers Market building, located at 100 Canal St. in Shelton. The special “Back-to-School” market will feature a dunk tank, kids’ activities, live music and a pie eating contest sponsored by Oronoque Farms Bakery. There will also be plenty of nutritious food items from area farms and businesses.

Vendors for the summer season include Addeo’s Italian Ice (Italian ice), Bar 140 (fresh prepared, locally grown breakfast sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers, smoked meats), Biscotti, Etc. (biscotti), East Village Farm (eggs, wool products, soaps), Grassy Hill Farm (fresh produce), Hall’s Farm (certified organic eggs and produce), Jones Family Farm and Winery (wines, jams, and berries), Laurel Glen Farm (vegetables and cut flowers), Liquid Lunch/GROW (artisanal breads, spreads, dips), Oronoque Farms Bakery (pies, cookies, cider donuts), Royal Bakery (baked goods), Stone Gardens Farm (vegetables, beef, pork, chicken), Stone Gardens Cut Flowers (fresh flower bouquets), The Drunk Alpaca (baked goods), The Little Dog Laughed (dog treats), These Things Take Thyme (vegetables), Three Bridges Coffeehouse (hot and cold drinks) and Touch of Hope Pottery (pottery). Additional vendors are still being added and accepted.

In addition to accepting cash and credit cards, the market also accepts SNAP and WIC benefits. Community members are encouraged to join the Shelton Farmers’ Market Association for an annual membership fee of $25 to show support for the producer-only market, where vendors for the market are the producers of the products they are selling. Interested individuals can sign up at the market or email The Saturday market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Thanksgiving and the Wednesday market will run 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through Halloween.




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