Farm Stands & Food Trucks

         From the Summer to Fall, going to farm stands and food trucks is a great way to have fun with friends, while trying different foods. Some of these markets have been going on for awhile, but not many people know they exist. Here, you can read about the different local farm stands and food trucks in Fairfield County. 


Farm Stands


Belta’s Farm: 

128 Bayberry Lane, Westport CT. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.

This farm offers a variety of tasty vegetables. Get your eggs, jam, peas, lettuce, spinach, herb plants, marigolds, tomato plants, garlic scapes, and bok choy all at the weekly farm stand! Fresh produce is a great addition to summer meals. Visit http://www.beltasfarm.org for more info.

                                                          


Viv's Veggies at Chestnut Farm:

227 Lyons Plains Road, Weston, CT. Open until early November on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12am to 6pm.

This beautiful and children encouraged farm stand has organically grown fruits, vegetables and flowers. Some of the specialties of the moment are: watermelon, cantaloupe, okra, sweet and spicy peppers, beans, squash, tomatillos, eggplant, beans and lots of delicious greens. Visit facebook.com/vivsveggies/ for more information.

                              

 

 


Wakeman Town Farm: 

134 Cross Hwy, Westport CT. Open Saturdays from 11am to 3pm.

WTF grows organic food, excluding the use of pesticides. Their farmstand sells a multitude of vegetables, including kale, green beans, cucumbers, zucchini, and summer squash. Don’t forget to check out the cute animals! There are chickens, rabbits, alpacas, and even baby goats, which are adorable. Visit http://www.wakemantownfarm.org for more information.



Westport Farmer’s Market: 

50 Imperial Ave, Westport CT. Open Thursdays from 10am to 2pm.

Every Thursday, this market sells a variety of products, all from local vendors. You can walk around the market, looking at the items and trying samples as you go. There is anything from fresh fruits and vegetables to baked goods from SoNo Baking Company. Other vendors include Sport Hill Farm, Simply Delicious, Arogya, The Stand, and more. This market is unique because it has allergen free stands and vendors that do not use GMOs. You can also try different Indian Spices and organic juices. After walking around a bit, sit down at the picnic tables and enjoy your tasty treats!  Visit http://westportfarmersmarket.com for more information.

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Ambler Farm: 

257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton CT. Open Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. 

From Summer to Fall, the Ambler Farm stand is a great place to get farm fresh apples. You can also check out their other produce every Saturday. Also, everything is grown organically, including beautiful seasonal flowers. Make sure to check out this volunteer-run stand in Wilton! Visit http://www.amblerfarm.org for information.                                                                                                                                 

                   



Greenfield Hill Farmer's Market: 

1950 Bronson Road, Fairfield CT. Open weekdays from 10am to 2pm.

Enjoy fresh produce from outside vendors at this market. Definitely try their locally famous eggs. They come in different hues and are said to be delicious. The available food changes weekly, so you can keep going back! Two of the main suppliers to the farm stand are Gazy Brothers Farm and Vaszauskas Farm. 

Visit https://www.facebook.com/greenfieldhillfarmersmarket/ for more information.

                                                           

 

Dowtown Fairfield: 

1451 Post Road, Fairfield CT. Open Sundays from 10am to 2pm.

This new market opened this year at Fairfield’s Sherman Green. It has been a collaborative effort between vendors and farms, such as Beltane Farm, Brewster Pastry, Creative Shepherd Farm, George Hall Farm, LuLu’s Southern Pies, MarWin Farm, Metrocrops, Simpaug Farms, Tasty Good Eats Gluten Free, The Local Catch, Whole G Bread, NatureView Farm, Gilberite’s Herbs, and more, to make it possible. Visitors may even be able to enjoy the live music, performed at the Green, most days. Visit http://www.fairfieldfarmersmarket.org for more information.

            


Greenwich Farmer's Market: 

38 West End Ave, Greenwich CT. Open Saturdays from 9:30am to 1pm.

For over twenty years, this market has been a popular place. Farmers travel from all over Connecticut to deliver the best and freshest produce. The farm is a producers-only market, meaning the farmers grow everything being sold. They offer vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, jams, beef, lamb, cheeses, herbs, flowers, and more!

Visit http://www.greenwichfarmersmarketct.com for more info.

          

 





Food Trucks

 

The Buzz Truck

Phone: 646-256-2003. Email: info@thebuzztruck.com.

Calling all coffee lovers, this mobile coffee truck drives around the Fairfield County area. Teamed up with local businesses, this company is able to provide organic coffee. Not only does it have coffee for our caffeinated friends, but also treats, such as cookies, brownies, and cupcakes, for everyone else. Look for this truck in Westport, Southport, or Fairfield!                    

                                      



Christophe’s Crepes

Phone: 646-596-6879.

From twelve to two, you can buy crepes and waffles outside the public library in Downtown Fairfield. French chef, Christophe Ensenat, provides the perfect combination of savory and sweet. This food truck is a must-see when shopping in Post Road Fairfield. You will never get bored of Christophe’s creations, which change day to day, along with a selection of toppings.

           



Cowabunga Food Truck

Phone: 203-943-8168.

Looking for a fun party idea? Located in Norwalk, this food truck serves different types of burgers, as well as ice cream. The truck can be rented for any sort of party, ranging from school functions to weddings. Anyone interested in locally sourced, grass-fed burgers, should definitely try this mobile restaurant.



The Local Meatball

Phone: 203-258-6317. Email: localmeatball@optonline.net.

Try some authentic meatballs from DiStassio’s food truck, The Local Meatball. He expands on his grandmother’s recipes to create Italian perfection. The meat is sourced from local companies, including Craft Butchery and the Farmer’s Cow. You can check out his dishes on Unquowa Road in Farm.

   











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Betsy Pollak
Westport, CT
Thank you!

Sofia, Thank you for putting together this EXCELLENT piece..great information! Can't wait for the next one :) Betsy

September 2016

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