Colchester CT - Your Guide to Our Local Farms

Farming is at the heart of Colchester's history since the town's founding in 1698.  Today, the farms working our fertile lands have a valuable role in contributing to the rural character and quality of life here in Colchester. 

Colchester farms provide scenic vistas, preserve open space and wildlife habitat, protect wetlands that filter drinking water, provide food security by maintaining the capacity of local food production, and contribute to our local economy.

You will find a diverse farming community within our 49-square mile municipality.  Our farming community provides access to many products, including fresh eggs, award-winning artisanal cheeses and wine, vegetables and fruits, honey, hops, locally brewed beer, plants of all kinds including Christmas trees, and farm-raised meat and poultry.  Local equestrian farms offer riding lessons, boarding, and horse breeding.

You can easily visit several farms in one day as you drive along very scenic roads.  We welcome you to come explore our rich agricultural bounty.  Please support our hard-working local farmers.  They are committed to making highly productive use of their farmlands in Colchester.

Please contact us if you are a Colchester farmer selling products or services to the public and would like to be listed.

Produce, Eggs, Meat & More

Cold Spring Farm
Fresh produce, fruits, flowers, herbs, meats, event hosting
46 Lake Hayward Town Road 860-316-8368
Open year-round dawn to dusk and
Colchester Farmers’ Market
www.coldspringfarmct.com


Cugno’s Farm Stand
USDA Certified-organic produce, 
fresh eggs
110 Prospect Hill Road 860-537-3517
Open daily dawn to dusk


Cugno’s Farm
USDA Certified-organic produce, 
forest-raised pigs, pasture-raised chickens, fresh eggs
By appointment: 860-908-7778
Also farm tours available by appointment


Happy Fluffy Butts Farm
Fresh chicken eggs and duck eggs
By appointment: 860-977-7819


Rose ’n’ Petal Farm
Perennials, annuals, vegetable plants, fresh eggs, fresh flowers
348 Westchester Road 860-319-4343
May-October - Sunday–Friday 9 am-7 pm and Colchester Farmers’ Market


Savitsky Farm
Vegetables, corn, pumpkins, fresh eggs, jams,pickles, plants, hay, hand-crafted wood products
195 Cato Corner Road 860-537-5815
Open daily – dawn to dusk and
Colchester Farmers’ Market
savitskyfarm.harvesthand.com

 

Semkow Farm
Seasonal flowers and plants including miniature gardens, annuals, perennials, hangers, potted houseplants, succulents and more
489 Parum Road 860-537-2070
Call for seasonal days and hours


Swider’s Farm Stand
Fresh produce and native fruit
484 New London Road (Rte 85) 860-917-1426
Mid-June - end of October daily 9 am – 5 pm


Wasniewski Farm
Hay and fresh produce
By appointment: 860-861-0231

Trees and Shrubs

Baldi Tree Farm
Christmas trees and wreaths
72 Miller Road 860-537-4093
Call for hours during holiday season


Evergreen Acres Tree Farm and Nursery
Nursery Plants: Friday-Sunday during April,
May, June, September, October.
Christmas Trees: Day after Thanksgiving to Christmas
464 Windham Avenue 860-463-4014
www.evergreenacresct.com


Reneson’s Christmas Tree Farm
Christmas trees, wreaths, tree stands
280 Bull Hill Road
860-267-0448 or 860-508-6072

 

Horses

Salmon River Arabians
Horse boarding and riding lessons
119 Bull Hill Road
By appointment: 203-545-1988

Specialty Products

Cato Corner Farm
Farmstead cheeses, beef, veal, pork
178 Cato Corner Road 860-537-3884
Friday/Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday 11 am – 4 pm
Open year-round and Colchester Farmers’ Market
https://www.catocornerfarm.com


Hop Culture Farms and Brewing Company
Hops, Beer
144 Cato Corner Road 860-305-9556
Saturdays 12 – 6 pm, Sundays 12 – 4 pm


NuttHouse Farm
Honey, beeswax, beeswax by-products and fresh eggs
By appointment: 860-531-9727


Priam Vineyards
Vine to Bottle award-winning wine plus cheese, meats and snack foods
11 Shailor Hill Road 860-267-8520
May-December: Wed – Sun 11 am – 6 pm
January-April: Fri-Sun 11 am – 6 pm
For groups of 8 or more: By appointment
https://www.priamvineyards.com


Tri-Gable Lea Farm LLC
Beginner and advanced gardening and cooking classes, chicken coops, mushroom logs, and handmade beehives, birdhouses, raised beds
140 Marvin Road
203-415-2048 or 860-531-9271
https://trigablelea.com

June ~ October, Sundays 9:00am ~ 1:00pm

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