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.


Agricultural Fairs

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.

Agritourism - Farm Fun in Connecticut

Spend a fun-filled day on a farm at a fall festival, picking-your-own, enjoying a hay ride, and more!

Apple Growers

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.

Connecticut 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!   

Christmas Tree Growers

Looking for a way to make your Christmas cheery, bright and Connecticut Grown?  Bring home a real Connecticut Grown Christmas tree!

Crop Availability Calendar  

This popular calendar identifies the seasonal availability of Connecticut Grown fruits and vegetables in a multi-colored, easy-to-read chart. Available for downloading.

CSA Listing

Looking to participate in a farm's CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program? Look no further! Sign up early, Connecticut CSAs fill up fast.

Dairy Products

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. 

Farm Stands and Stores

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!

Farmers' Markets

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.

Forest Products  

Find locally and sustainably Connecticut Grown forest products including furniture, outdoor structures, and decorative pieces near you!

The Connecticut Garden and Landscape Trail is just one resource that will help you find local annuals, perennials, and landscape stock.  A project funded by the agency in cooperation with the Connecticut Garden and Landscape Association through the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant.

Looking for local honey to combat allergies or simply enjoy with you tea? This listing is sure to help!

Hydroponic Growers and Retailers 

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.

Maple Sugarhouses

Don't forget this Connecticut Grown product that's available in March!  Find a sugarhouse offering tours and demonstrations for a fun weekend activity.

Meat Producers

Connecticut has its very own meat producers too! Use this brochure to find one near you. 

Organic Farms

Prefer to eat USDA Certified Organic?  Check out which farms offer certified organic produce.

Pick-Your-Own Farms

A great day-trip with the family! Find a farm that offers pick-your-own fruit and veggies, large and small.

Poultry & Egg Producers

Start buying and enjoy the fresh poultry products and eggs from the Connecticut farms.


The freshest, most local, fragrant, and colorful flowers!

Specialty Food Products

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.

Vineyards and Wineries

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.