Winter Market 2019
First Saturday of the month, February through May 2019
9 AM to 12:30 PM
February 2, March 2, April 6, and May 4
The Dudley Farm Winter Farmers’ Market is held in the Munger Barn, lower
level. Vendors will offer organic and naturally raised beef, eggs, bread and
pastries, maple syrup, popcorn ears for popping, dried fruits, herbs and
flowers, jams, goats milk soap, Brazilian salsa, plants, natural body
products, baskets, beeswax candles and sculptures, bird nesting balls,
painted wood sculpture and pet portraits, and knitted, felted, sewn, painted
and quilted gifts. Kettle corn if weather permits.
March 2: During the Market, The Dudley Farm Museum will feature Maple Sugaring, which will be
held in the Sugar House behind the Munger Barn, 10-2. Learn how maple trees are tapped and
their sap is made into maple syrup. You can watch the sap being boiled, and there are educational
materials and coloring pages for children.
April 6: The Market will offer an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt for children, 10:00 a.m., using Eco Eggs
made from cornstarch, and candy too. It will be in the barn in case of rain. Bring your own basket
for egg hunting.
Summer Market 2019
June 1 - October 26.
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Homegrown and Handmade
The Dudley Farm Farmers' Market is a family-oriented gathering place
held on the picturesque grounds of the historic Dudley Farm Museum. The Market provides the
opportunity to purchase local and organic seasonal produce and handmade arts and crafts, while
enjoying the beauty and serenity of the Farm as it was in the year 1900. In addition to fruits and
vegetables, also available are breads and pastries, eggs, fresh cut flowers, herbs and potted plants,
maple syrup, jams and jellies, naturally-raised meat, pickles, and fresh squeezed lemon- or limeade,
natural body products, goats milk soap, hand-spun yarn, paintings, ornaments, cards, pottery,
jewelry, woodworking, sewing, felting, knitting, quilting, painted clothing, and more.
Children’s Corner: There will be a Children's Corner in every Summer Market, featuring nature and
historic crafts, story telling, and animals. Cancelled in pouring rain. Check Facebook Dudley Farm
Farmers’ Market for updates on special events and activities offered.
June 1: Planting Day. Children will be able to decorate a pot and plant a flower in it.
June 8: The Dudley Farm Museum will be celebrating CT Museum Open House Day with tours and
activities. Some vendors will demonstrate antique crafts.
June 22 (rain Date June 29): Well Being Day. Free Tai Chi and yoga classes; chair massage;
workshops to make herbal salves, mindful felting, healthy eating, and Healthy Moves for
August 10: Farm Day. Farm related games for families to play together.
September 7, Fairy and Elf Festival (Rain Date September 14): Come dressed as a fairy or elf,
make fairy houses and a variety of other fairy crafts, pet rabbits, save the monarch butterflies,
blow bubbles, and dance to Midsummer Night’s Eve by Mendelssohn.
October 26: Halloween. Come in costume and trick or treat at the vendors’ tables.
Holiday Market 2019
December 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
December 8, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
December 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
34 vendors will offer wreaths; greens; boxwood trees; floral crafts; eggs, naturally raised meat
and sausage; organic microgreens, dried fruits and herbs; jams; maple syrup, candy, walnuts
and cream; popcorn on the ear; salsa; bread and pastries; organic teas; hot cocoa and cider; goats
milk soap; natural body products; alpaca yarn; beeswax candles and sculptures; ornaments; and a
wide variety of other hand-crafted gifts.
Special Events at The Market
Please check back here and Facebook, Dudley Farmers’ Market, for more special events that will
be posted as they are scheduled.
Markets and special events are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Alternate dates will not be scheduled unless specifically noted.
Photo by Barbara Hanson.|