Wednesday is the first day of school in Ledyard but don’t forget to stop by the Ledyard Market for lots of good seasonal produce as well as yummy treats. 3:30-6:30PM at the Ledyard Fair Grounds!
Sage Hill Farm will be debuting one of their favorites at the market this week; yellow tomato jam. They will also have rainbow beans, tomatillos, cherry tomatoes and summer squash. And plenty of organic eggs this week!
Stonington Beef will be fully restocked for the market with ground beef, stew meat, Porterhouse, New York strip steaks just to name a few. They also sell dog bones for your favorite pup!
Tomatoes are plentiful and Lori from D&L BURTON FARM will have lots of delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes, some sauce tomatoes and some green tomatoes.
Lucky Girl Bakery This week Lucky Girl Bakery is bringing a great mix of chocolate and fruit pies (lots of peach varieties this week!) in three size plus pumpkin whoopies, handmade poptarts, cupcakes, and hand cut caramels! As always, you're to welcome to pre-order for pick up at the market. Don't forget to place a pie order for your Labor Day weekend picnic!
Oak Leaf Dairy will be bringing their popular goat’s cheeses including aged cheddar, fresh curds, and feta. Their marinated feta goes really well with all of the fresh tomatoes coming in right now. Use their shredded cheddar curd with tomato basil bruschetta! Farm fresh eggs will also be available.
18th Century Purity Farms 18th Century Purity Farm will have white peaches, yellow peaches, nectarines, plums, several varieties of early apples, Zephyr summer squash, cucumbers, bite-sized heirloom tomatoes, green beans, yellow beans, potatoes (including fingerlings), sweet corn, garlic, and onions.
Secchiaroli Farm returns this week and brings their high quality pork. Get your Grill on for Labor Day weekend! They will be stocked with Ribs, Chops,Sausages and No Nitrate Hot dogs. They will also have Butt Roast, Loin Roast, Smoked Bacon, and Ground Pork. Their variety of sausage include: Breakfast, Maple Breakfast, Sweet or Hot Italian, Chorizo, Jalapeno/Chipotle and Bratwursts.
Start your Holiday Shopping early! Pine Hill Alpaca Farm will be bringing beautiful Alpaca yarn, felt insoles, hand woven scarves, bird nesting balls and felted soap. All of the alpaca yarn and fiber comes from their own Alpaca herd.
Regular vendor Zest will be there with their always mouth watering treats! Check out their page to see what they have been baking this week.
Connecticut Gourmet will have their popular artisanal breads like cheese/olive. Stop by to see what else they have been baking this week. I love their breakfast cookies! They are filled with good healthy stuff.
Dragon’s Blood Elixir will be at the market and it is always fun to see what sauces they have been magically brewing in their kitchens.
About the author: Although Linda Davis was born and raised a city kid, she has a passion for Farmers’ Markets and buying (and eating) locally grown food. She has been a licensed real estate agent in Ledyard CT for over 35 years. She has a long history of community service and currently serves as Chairman/Deputy Mayor of the Ledyard Town Council.