Connecticut Grown Information for Consumers
Publications to help you find and enjoy Connecticut Grown products from farms, farmersí markets, and local businesses across the state, and discover on-farm activities for the entire family.
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!
There's nothing better than a fresh apples. Check out the Apple Growers brochure, Apple Growers listing by county, and the Apple Varieties and Their Uses.
Apple Varieties and Their Uses
Wondering what variety is best suited for pies or sauce and when certain variety are ready for picking?
Christmas Tree Growers
Looking for a way to make your Christmas cheery and bright? 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.
There's nothing better than fresh milk or cheese and finding some has never been easier!
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!
The ideal way to start buying local! Visit one of Connecticut's 120+ Farmers' Markets this season.
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!
Don't forget this Connecticut Grown product that's available in March! Find a sugarhouse offering tours and demonstrations for a fun weekend activity.
Connecticut has its very own meat producers too! Use this brochure to find one near you.
Prefer to eat USDA Certified Organic? Check out which farms offer certified organic produce.
A great day-trip with the family! Find a farm that offers pick-your-own fruit and veggies, large and small.
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 Brochures 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.