March 4th Indoor Market!

The Shelton Farmers’ Market Association invites the community to its monthly “First Saturdays” winter farmers market on Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Farmers Market building, located at 100 Canal St. 

This market will offer the community an opportunity to share the abundance of local agricultural products still available in the winter while talking to the farmers who grow your food. Shelton CT Farmers Market will include vendors that sell locally grown veggies, meats, baked goods, cheese, eggs, wine, handmade items and all natural dog treats.

Remaining winter markets for 2017 will be Saturdays, March 4, and April 1 from 9 am – 1 pm. Vendors for the March 4th Market include: Blue Slope Farm, Drunken Alpaca, East Village Farm, Jones Family Farms, The Little Dog Laughed, Oronoque Orchards, and Stone Gardens Farm. The market will also offer live music and fresh food off the grill.

The market accepts cash, credit and debit, SNAP, EBT and Farmers Market WIC FMNP. Annual memberships for the market gives additional benefits to customers at Saturday markets. The market runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May 6, 2017 through Thanksgiving and on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. beginning in June at 100 Canal Street in the Farmers Market Building. 

Community members can join the Shelton Farmers’ Market Association for an annual membership fee of $25 to show support for the producer-only market. Interested individuals can sign up on the market’s website at www.sheltonctfarmersmarket.com, at the market, or email: sheltonctfarmersmarket@gmail.com. The regular market will resume on a weekly schedule starting the beginning of May.

GEARING UP FOR A NEW SEASON

Although we are currently drowning in snow, the Shelton Farmers Market is gearing up for an exciting second season! Our market is open this winter every first Saturday from 9am to 1pm and will be opening for our full season market every Saturday 9am to 1pm and every Wednesday from 3pm to 6:30pm in May. 

The Marketing Committee has begun gathering to arrange some exciting and fun events for this seasons market, and is working on marketing and promotion for our fantastic producer only market. We are also working to add more and more vendors throughout the season, offering you an even better selection of local goods at our market. 

If you'd like to help support the market this season consider becoming a Market Member. For a small donation of $25 you'll become a member of the market which means you'll receive a membership card with your name on it, a free canvas shopping tote bag with the Shelton Farmers Market logo, and weekly discounts from each vendor. Your donation will quickly be paid back to you from these weekly discounts! Visit our Membership Page for more info.