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FARMS/PRODUCERS/HANDLERS

CERTIFIED ORGANIC

BRISTOL’S FARM
Leased and operated by Wild Carrot Farm LLC.
Bay State Organic Certifiers
Farmer Mark Palladino
541 Albany Tpke (Rt. 44)
PO Box 418
Canton, CT 06019
860 693-8965
farmermark@wildcarrotfarm.com

Bedding plants, flowers, fruit, garlic, gourd, greenhouse, herbs, honey, salad greens, sprouts, transplants, vegetables.
Farm Store at farm: May 12-28 open Fri-Sun
May 29-Sept 30 open 7 days week M-F 10:00am-7:00pm & Sat/Sun 10:00am-5:00pm
Month of Oct open Thurs-Sun.
Sponsors: Farm to School & School to Farm educational programs.
Also sells maple syrup, eggs, jams and organic compost.

OGRE FARM
Bay State Organic Certifiers
George Hall
180 Old Farms Rd
Simsbury, CT 06070
860 658 9297

Flowers, fruit, garlic, greenhouse, herbs, honey, salad greens, vegetables.
West Hartford, Hartford State House, Laurel St., Old Saybrook & City Seed New Haven farmers markets.
CSA: 100+ shares, June –Nov -$450/share .
Farm stand at farm: July-Oct--10:00-6:00, 7 days week.
Retail, wholesale & restaurant sales .

OLD MAIDS FARM, LLC
Bay State Organic Certifiers
George & Sharon Purtill
1099 Tryon Street
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
860 659-1886 or 860 918-5442
george.m.purtill@snet.net

Eggs, fruit, garlic, grains, herbs, poultry, salad greens, seed, vegetables.
Mohegan Sun farmers market.
Farm stand at farm: self-service at your convenience 7 days a week.
CSA: 50 shares from July to first killing frost.
Retail, pick your own, wholesale, restaurant, school/college/institutional, & co-op sales.
We produce and sell our own pasta sauce and salsa made right here in Connecticut..

TOWN FARM DAIRY
Bay State Organic Certifiers
Bill Walsh
73 Wolcott Rd
Simsbury, CT 06070
860 658-5362

Milk.
Call for hours of sale.

URBAN OAKS ORGANIC FARM, INC.
Bay State Organic Certifiers
Tony Norris
225 Oak St.
New Britain, CT 06051-1225
860 223-6200
urbanoaks@earthlink.net

Flowers, garlic, greenhouse, herbs, salad greens, transplants, vegetables & wide variety of heirloom crops.
Farmers market at farm: Fri 3:00 –6:00  & Sat 10:00 -1:00 --Aug 4-Oct 28.
Farm stand at farm: Fri 3:00-6:00 all year.
CSA: 20 shares, mid-July to mid-Oct, call for details.
Buying club, retail, wholesale & restaurant sales.
Participates in: Tomato To-mah-to Fest with CT Slow Foods on August 20, 2006.
We have an email pre-order system for the farm stand, but also welcome walk-ins.

The below farms are not certified organic but their proprietors state that they use organic principles and management:

ELIZABETH’S GARDEN
Anne Pullen
P.O. Box 57
West Suffield, CT 06093
860 668-1401
apullen@snet.net

Greenhouse, herbs, transplants.
Buying club, retail, wholesale & co-op sales.

THE GARLIC FARM
Barbara Miller & Gary Cirullo
76 Simsbury Road
West Granby, CT 06090
860 653-0291
info@garlicfarmct.com

Garlic, greenhouse, herbs, transplants, vegetables.
Farm stand: May-June—Fri, Sat, Sun 10:00am-3:pm vegetable & herb plant sales
July-Oct—7 days a week 10:00am-7:00pm. Vegetables, herbs & flowers.

HOLCOMB FARM CSA
Sam Hammer
111 Simsbury Rd
West Granby, CT 06090
860 653-5554
sam@holcombfarmcsa.org

Flowers, fruit, garlic, herbs, salad greens, vegetables.
Farmers market: Hartford-Laurel St.
CSA: We offer both full season (June-Oct) and partial season (Aug-Oct) shares, as well as a limited number of winter shares (dates TBA.). We have both full and half share options.. Pick-up at the farm on Tues 2:00-6:00pm, Thurs 3:00-7:00pm or Sat 9:00am-12noon—Or pick-up in West Hartford Tues 4:00-7:00pm.
Restaurant sales.

LAMONICA FARM
Nelson LaMonica
1200 Halladay Ave
Suffield, CT 06078
860 670-6161
nelsonlamonica@cox.net

Flowers, herbs, vegetables, wheat grass
wholesale sales.

NORTH WINDS FARM
Andrew Urbanowicz
25 South Rd
Enfield, CT 06082
860 749-0899
urbanfarm@cox.net

Garlic, jam, jelly, pickles, vegetables
Suffield farmer’s market.
CSA: July to Sept, based on customer choice of vegetables..

ROBY’S ORGANIC
James S. Roby
1667 Orchard Rd
Berlin, CT 06037
860 828-5548
jroby7088@sbcglobal.net

Flowers, fruit, herbs, vegetables.
A.S. Labieniec Seed and Feed, City Seed -New Haven.
Edgewood Park farmers markets.
Participates in: Taste! Organic CT.

UDDERLY WOOLLY ACRES
Tom & Joan Kemble
581 Thompson Street
Glastonbury CT 06033-4030
860 633-4503
t-jkemble@cox.net

Eggs, flowers, fruit, garlic, herbs, poultry, salad greens, transplants, vegetables.
West end farmer’s market-Hartford.
CSA: late June-early October.
Farm stand-at farm open June-Oct “24/7” honor system: self serve.
Pick-your-own.

Thanks to Northeast Organic Farming Association for help in compiling these listings.

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