Laura Hardie

Great Finds at Winter Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets aren’t just for summer. There are some tasty foods at winter farmers markets too, and when you shop at them you’re supporting a local farmer. Double win! Here’s a list of some of the winter farmers markets in New England by state, and some great finds (and dairy farms present) at each.

Massachusetts:

Boston Public Market: M-F, Sat. 8AM – 8PM, Sun. 10AM – 8PM

Somerville Winter Farmers Market: Saturday 9AM – 2PM

crescent ridge dairy milk
Milk from Crescent Ridge Dairy comes in glass bottles and can be picked up at the Boston Farmers Market.

New Hampshire:

Concord Winter Market at Cole Gardens: Saturday 10AM – 1:30PM

huckins cows
Lunchtime at Huckins Farms!

Connecticut:

Coventry Winter: Sunday 11AM – 2PM
Litchfield Hills: Saturday 10AM – 1PM
Storrs Winter: Saturday 3 – 5PM

New Haven / Edgewood Park Farmers Market: Sunday 10AM – 2PM
New Haven /Wooster Square Farmers Market: Saturday 9AM – 1PM

Litchfield Hills Winter Market: Saturday 10AM – 1PM

cato corner farm
Cato Corner Farm’s “Hooligan” cheese is like a flavor party in your mouth – it was chosen as one of the top American cheeses by Slow Food USA & Saveur Magazine.

Rhode Island:

Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market: Saturday 9AM – 1PM

rhody fresh products
Rhody Fresh dairy products are made from the milk of eight dairy farms in Rhode Island.

Vermont:

 Burlington Farmers Market, Saturday 10AM – 2PM (check schedule for dates)

Vermont Farmers Market, Wednesday 3PM – 6PM

swisserella bridport creamery
Swisserella cheese is made from the milk from Brown Swiss cows at Bridport Creamery in Bridport, VT and comes in flavors: Dill, Red Pepper, Garlic and Mustard Seed.

Do you know any other winter farmers markets who offer delicious dairy? Let us know in the comments below or on our Facebook page!

Laura Hardie

Laura brings over 10 years of public relations and marketing experience to her role as the Farmer Relations & Communications Manager for New England Dairy Promotion Board. Laura is a 7th generation Vermonter and has seen firsthand the positive impact dairy farms have on the health of our economy and our communities. Her grandparents and parents were raised on Vermont dairy farms, and her brother is the next generation to farm. She is proud that Vermont dairy farms are a big part of where she comes from and where she’s headed as she shares her love for all things dairy.