RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- There's a popular catch-phrase: “Know your farmers, know your food." And there's nowhere better to get up close and personal with your local purveyors than with a farmers market.
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Ridgefield Farmers Market, 316 Main St., Ridgefield, 203-438-6962
Hours of Operation: Every Thursday starting in June from 2 to 6 p.m.
Goes Until: End of October
Vendors You’ll Find: From eight to 10 vendors, everything from homemade pasta to fresh-baked bread to pies, veggies, fruits and flowers. Among the more popular vendors: Nick the Knife guy who has a way with sharpening.
You'll also find Charlie and the Dog Treat Factory, Fresh Pastabilities, Simpaug Farms, Oronoque Farms Gift & Bakery, Do Re Me Farms, Hayfields, Beldotti Bakery, Conant Valley Jams, The Hickories, Honore’s Kitchen, Next Steps Living and Natural Scoop Ice Cream.
Of Special Note: The market is held on the grounds of the historic Lounsbury House.
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