THIS WEEKEND: Opening Festival for Farmers Market June 4

The Shelton Farmers’ Market Association invites the community to a festival celebrating the beginning of the summer Shelton Farmers Market season on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Shelton Farmers Market building, located at 100 Canal St. in Shelton. This market will offer the community an opportunity to celebrate the start of the summer season with kids’ activities, live music and plenty of locally produced food items from area farms and businesses.

Local farm-to- table establishments will be offering freshly made, locally grown food for market shoppers. Customers will find freshly smoked sandwiches from Bar 140. There will be a seed planting activity for kids led by Stone Gardens Farm. Additional vendors will be providing demonstrations and activities including face painting and yard games. Vendors for the summer season include 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 and jams), Laurel Glen Farm (vegetables and cut flowers), Liquid Lunch/GROW (artisanal breads, spreads, dips), Oronoque farms Bakery

(pies, cookies, cider donuts), Stone Gardens Farm (vegetables, beef, pork, chicken), Stone Gardens Cut Flowers (fresh flower bouquets), The Little Dog Laughed (dog treats), These Things Take Thyme (vegetables), Three Bridges Coffeehouse (hot and cold drinks), and Whisk + Brush (fresh prepared foods and donuts). 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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