Eat Local: Farm-Fresh Finds near Enfield This Spring & Summer

All the details on PYO Farms, CSAs, Farmers Markets and more!

By Nicole Torretti, Publisher of Macaroni KID Enfield May 13, 2024

With spring turning into summer, It's time to embrace the freshness of the season by eating local. From pick-your-own farms where you can create unforgettable memories (and great photos!) with your little ones, to CSAs offering a bounty of seasonal delights and local farmers markets ... there are plenty of ways to eat fresh!

By choosing locally grown produce, you're not only treating your taste buds, but also supporting sustainable agriculture and the hardworking farmers in the area.

Discover where you can find locally grown fruits, vegetables, and more to bring home to your family:

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Pick-Your-Own (PYO) Farms 

It's a hands-on adventure at these PYO farms where you can enjoy the experience of picking your own fruits and vegetables straight from the fields. Here are some top picks.

Easy Pickin's Orchard

46 Bailey Rd Enfield, CT 06082

Brown’s Harvest

1911 Poquonock Ave Windsor, CT 06095

Starvish Farm

36 North Water St East Windsor, CT 06088

Dzen Blueberry Hill

Barber Hill Rd, Broad Brook, CT 06016

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Local CSAs 

Support local farmers and enjoy a regular supply of fresh, seasonal produce by joining a CSA. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Here are some options to consider:

Bordua Farms LLC, South Windsor

1536 Main Street South Windsor 06074


Full Shares for $435 

Pickup - South Windsor, CT - To sign up online, or print and mail an application. 

Newgate Farms

740 Prospect Hill Road Windsor, CT 06095

(860) 653-4578  

Early Sign-Up Discount: Yes

Half Shares Offered: Yes

Season Shares Available: Summer Fall

Organic Certified: No

Holcomb Farm

111 Simsbury Road West Granby, CT 06090


Early Sign-up Discounts: Yes

Half Shares Offered: Yes

Season Shares Available: Spring Summer Fall Winter

Organic Certified: No

Easy Pickin's Orchard

46 Bailey Road Enfield, CT 06082


Early Sign-up Discounts: No

Half Shares Offered: Yes

Season Shares Available: Summer 

Organic Certified: No

Cloverleigh Farm

336 Mansfield City RoadMansfield Center, CT 06250

(860) 373-6324

Early Sign-up Discounts:No

Half Shares Offered: Yes

Seasons Shares Offered: Summer Fall Winter

Organic Certified: No


Down to Earth CSA

5 Michalec Road Stafford Springs, CT 06076


FAX: 860-684-6363

Early Sign-up Discounts: Yes

Half Shares Offered: Yes

Season Shares Available: Summer Fall

Organic Certified: No

Oxen Hill Farm

Delivery/Pick up Locations

(860) 214-5104


CSA sign up:        

Summer CSA begins in late June

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Farmers Markets 

Farmers markets are a great place to spend a {morning/evening, as relevant} browsing fresh produce, locally-produced artisanal goods, and much more. Here's where to find farmer's markets.

Ellington Farmers Market

72 Maple St Ellington, CT 06029

Details: Saturday‘s 9am-12pm

Stafford Farmers Market

9 Chestnut Hill Rd (Route 190), Stafford Springs CT 06076

Details: Saturday’s 9am-12pm

Enfield Farmers Market

820 Enfield St Enfield, CT 06082

Opening Day June 2nd 9am-2pm

Coventry Farmers Market

2299 South St Coventry, CT 06238

Opening Day June 2nd 10am-1pm