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Happy New Year! Winter Markets Open This Weekend!

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This week marks the opening of our winter market season, and the first year of our weekly winter market at Wooster Square! The Edgewood Park market returns as well, and will be open every other Sunday.

You now have even more opportunities to find your favorite locally grown winter treats! "Best of Connecticut" locally grown greens, mushrooms, root crops, herbs, meat, cheese, milk, and prepared foods made with local products all winter long.

  • The Wooster Square Winter Market will be open every Saturday form 10 am - 1 pm.
  • The Edgewood Park Winter Market will be open every other Sunday from 10am-1pm:
    January: 1/6, 1/20,
    February: 2/3, 2/17,
    March: 3/3, 3/17, closed Easter Sunday (3/31),
    April: 4/7, 4/21.

See below for what's available this week!

All CitySeed markets are open rain or shine and accept cash, debit, credit, SNAP (food stamps), FMNP, SFMNP, and WIC CVV. Now doubling SNAP up to $10 per market thanks to a partnership with Wholesome Wave

Wooster Square Winter Market Vendors

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Welcome to our first weekly winter market at Wooster Square! See below for a list of some of what's available:

  • Smyth's Trinity Farm: Milk, premium yogurt, butter, and cream from a family operated dairy farm in Enfield, CT
  • Four Mile River Farm: pasture-raised beef and eggs from Old Lyme, CT.
  • Northfordy Farm: certified naturally grown produce, eggs, maple syrupand wool from Northford, CT.
  • Star Light Gardens: USDA Certified Organic vegetables.
  • Blue Slope Farm: free range veal, goat, beef, maple syrup.
  • Beltane Farm: a variety of goat milk cheeses and yogurt made from the milk of Oberhasli, Saanan and La Mancha goats in Lebanon, CT.
  • Dolan Brothers Seafood Co.: Shellfish and finfish from Branford, CT.
  • Two Guys from Woodbridge: organic hydroponic greenhouse farm that produces a variety of salad greens, shoots, microgreens, edible flowers and mushrooms.
  • Riverbank Farm: certified organic greens and root vegetables, delicious farm made soups, prepared foods, and canned produce.
  • Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm: sheep and cow's milk cheeses and yogurt, raw milk, lamb, veal, chicken and prepared foods from Lyme, CT.
  • Caseus Grilled Cheese Truck: Award-winning crispy melty grilled cheese sandwiches made with all local ingredients!
  • Sixpence Pie Company: pasties, meat pies, sweet pies, and quiches freshly made from local produce, meats, and dairy.
  • Stone Gardens: greens, root vegetables, frozen produce, and sauces, grown in Shelton, CT.
  • Chaplin Farms: low spray apples and farm made preserves from Chaplin, CT.
  • SoNo Baking Company: Award winning breads, pastries, and baked goods from South Norwalk, CT
  • Savor: shortbread cookies in unexpected flavors from Watertown, CT.
  • Sticky Nuts: all natural, gluten-free, gourmet trail-mixtures
  • Sugar Maple Farm: Maple Syrup, maple products, honey and horseradish from Lebanon, CT
  • Shayna B and the Pickle: Wheat Free, Gluten free baked goods from Ashford, CT.
  • Waldingfield Farm: certified organic vegetables, heirloom tomato products, honey, and maple syrup.
  • Best Buddy Biscuits: all natural locally made pet treats
  • CitySeed: delicious artisan breads, cookbooks, kids books, and more. Purchases here support market operations.
Edgewood Park Winter Market Vendors

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The Edgewood Park Winter Market opens this week, in its winter location: the West Rock Avenue parking lot. The market will be open every other Sunday from 10 am - 1 pm. See below for a list of some of what's available:

  • Four Mile River Farm: pasture-raised beef and eggs from Old Lyme, CT.
  • Bodhichitta Farms: fresh produce and maple syrup.
  • Two Guys from Woodbridge: organic hydroponic greenhouse farm that produces a variety of salad greens, shoots, microgreens, edible flowers and mushrooms.
  • Riverbank Farm: certified organic greens and root vegetables, delicious farm made soups, prepared foods, and canned produce.
  • Sankow's Beaver Brook Farm: sheep and cow's milk cheeses and yogurt, raw milk, lamb, veal, chicken and prepared foods from Lyme, CT.
  • Sixpence Pie Company: pasties, meat pies, sweet pies, and quiches freshly made from local produce, meats, and dairy.
  • Stone Gardens: greens, root vegetables, frozen produce, and sauces, grown in Shelton, CT.
  • Waldingfield Farm: certified organic vegetables, heirloom tomato products, honey, and maple syrup.
  • CitySeed: delicious artisan breads, cookbooks, kids books, and more. Purchases here support market operations.
Volunteer Opportunities and Events

Slow Happy Hour at G-Zen Restaurant Tuesday, January 22 5-7pm: Join us at the critically acclaimed G-Zen Restaurant in Branford! Come meet local slow foodies, enjoy great food and drinks, and meet the board of Slow Food Shoreline to hear about our plans for 2013. In the case of inclement weather, a 'snow' date will be communicated as soon as possible. Please RSVP if you plan on attending. For more information on G-Zen, please read these pieces in the New York Times and Shape Magazine.

CitySeed seeks volunteers for winter and beyond! Opportunities include planning cooking and canning demos, helping with administrative tasks, marketing and promotions, and even working on this newsletter! Short and long term commitments available. Contact Cara for more information.

Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters is looking for volunteers. This progressive program "connects families with food by teaching them how to prepare healthy, tasty meals on a limited budget." Current opportunities include culinary instructors, nutrition instructors, class assistants, and support volunteers. For more information, visit their website here.

Have a food, environment, or sustainable event to share? send it to us at markets@cityseed.org.

 

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