Billings Forge Farmers' Market
The Farmers' Market at Billings Forge was created in 2007 as a seasonal weekly market providing the residents of Billings Forge and the surrounding Frog Hollow neighborhood with access to fresh, local foods. Between 2008 and 2009, The Farmers' Market doubled its sales to become Hartford's largest farmers' market. Our farmers and food artisans travel from all over Connecticut to sell their fresh, delicious goods directly to consumers. In addition to produce, fruits, and flowers the market also features delicious breads, fresh dairy, locally made Italian ice, eggs, jams, pickles, soaps, and locally roasted coffees. 2010 saw the addition of featured products from our own onsite garden! Please visit our vendors page to learn more about the families, artisans, and entrepreneurs who join us every week.
The Farmers' Market at Billings Forge is open year round. Picnic tables are available outside in the summertime and in the Studio during the winter - stay and enjoy your lunch!
Summer Market Schedule
June 7 – October 25, 2018
Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Billings Forge Green next to Firebox 539 Broad Street
Winter Market Schedule
November 4 and December 16, 2017
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: The Studio at Billings Forge 563 Broad Street
I love this Farmers Market! It is open year round from 11am until 2pm every Thursday and held in the art studio in the winter months. They have not just fresh fruits and veggies, but fresh-from-the-farm milk, eggs and meat too. They also have homemade breads and pastries and raw honey. From April until November there are great food trucks on the street, including G-Monkey Mobile, an award winning vegan food truck. If you are a SNAP recipient, they double your SNAP dollars. All of the vendors and the shoppers here are so friendly and because it is right near the State Capitol building, you may even run into one of your favorite politicians here. There is plenty of room to sit and eat lunch and make new friends.
I love their fresh veggies & Fruits also tgey grow there own at this location with the community garden they offer to residents to take care of themselves and also sale this is a awesome community
I didn't have any cash, when you check in you can buy wooden Dollar Store wooden $5 with a credit card I bought $30 worth then you use those as currency for your shopping experience in the vendors give you even more of that is changed or real cash and coin exchange. You also get a shopping bag and a punch card and when you go to so many farmers markets there and get so many holes punched you get $5 free and I think it's only 7 visits. The food was very very good I got some beautiful shivery that was local, I got some sprouted sunflower seeds, I got a bunch of beautiful produce corn squash tomatoes broccoli greens very happy with the purchase and it was a fun experience. Groovy scene
Great fresh produce and friendly faces