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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

New Day for Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s Farm Market

Oct 02, 2014 04:10AM

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center (SM&NC) has announced that its Farm Market, formerly held on Fridays, will move to Sundays in October. The market will be held at the Meadow on October 5, 12 and 19 from 10am to 2pm.

Local farms and specialty food producers will offer a wider variety of fresh, local foods, including organic beef, pork and eggs (October 5 only, produce, fruit, maple syrup, cider, jam, breads, cheese, pesto, herbs, garden plants, clams and chowder. SM&NC will be selling their own products from Heckscher Farm, such as fresh eggs, maple syrup and yarn. They will be joined by Aradia Farm, Beldotti Bakery, Conant Valley Jam, Goatboy Soaps, Moorefield Herb Farm, Pepe’s Cream of the Crop, Smith Acres and Woodland Farm.

The market will also feature a different food truck each week so shoppers can enjoy an outdoor lunch at the picnic tables by Bendel Pond. Each Sunday, activities for families will be led by one of SM&NC’s environmental educators. Admission to the Sunday Farm Market only is free. General admission includes entrance to the galleries and farm.

For more information, visit StamfordMuseum.org or call 203-322-1646. For cancellation information, call 203-977-6599. The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford.