The Dudley Farm - 2351 Durham Rd, Guilford, CT 06437

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Summer Market 2016
Saturdays 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Opening Day – June 4, 2016
Closing Day (Halloween Party) – October 29, 2016
Homegrown and Handmade
The Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market opens for the summer on Saturday, June 6, and takes place every Saturday through October. Hours are 9 AM to 12:30 PM. It 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 baked goods, eggs, fresh cut flowers, herbs and potted plants, honey and maple syrup, jams and jellies, naturally-raised meat, and pickles. Our handmade items include hand-spun yarn, paintings, photographs, cards, jewelry, soap, woodworking, pottery, sewing, quilting and more.

Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.
Special Events at The Market
Please check back here for Special Events that will be posted as they are scheduled.

· Saturday, August 1, 2015
Celebrating 20 years at the Dudley Farm Market
9 AM to 12:30 PM
   Photograph of cake with sunflower on it to celebrate the 20th Anniversary.
   Photo by Barbara Hanson.
The Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market has been providing homegrown produce and handmade goods to the residents of Guilford and surrounding towns since 1995, making it the second longest-running Farmers’ Market in Connecticut. There will be a celebration during the Market on Saturday, August 1st, to recognize the 20th anniversary of the Market and to thank the vendors and our customers for their support and loyalty. Light refreshments will be available between the hours of 9 AM and 12:30 PM, while they last, and the public is invited to join the celebration.

· Saturday, September 10, 2016
Rain date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

3rd Fairy Festival at The Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market
9 AM to 12:30 PM
Photograph of little girl with fairy wings.
Photo submitted by Farmers’ Market.
Join us for our third
“Fairy Festival.”

Join us at the Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market on Saturday, September 10th from 9 AM to 12:30 PM for our third annual Fairy Festival. We welcome you to dress for the occasion in your finest Fairy or Elf ensemble, or any other spritely attire. Children (accompanied by adults) can follow our Fairy Trail, color a Flying Butterfly Fairy, stop by the Save-Our-Monarchs station, decorate a wand, and discover their Fairy names. They can also create a crown with Cheryl Kling, local author of Nature’s Royal Tea Party. Crafts are limited to the first 200 fairies, but the Fairy Trail and other stations will be available throughout the event. Come join us as we bring Fairies to the Farm! Rain date is Saturday, September 17th.

For more information, please contact 860-349-3917 or check us out on Facebook at Dudley Farm Museum. The market is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

· Saturday, October 29, 2016
Last Farmers’ Market & Halloween Party
9 AM to 12:30 PM
Photograph of start of scavenger hunt.
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
Join us on Saturday, October 29, for the last day of the 2016 Summer Farmers’ Market at the Dudley Farm. From 9 AM to 12:30 PM, the Farmers’ Market will offer seasonal produce, mums and cut flowers, eggs, baked and canned goods, naturally-raised meats, honey and maple syrup, and handmade art and crafts. In addition, you are invited to celebrate the season’s end with a special self-guided Halloween Scavenger Hunt and Trick-or-Treat fun with our costumed vendors.

Children are encouraged to wear costumes and adults are welcome to join in the fun. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The market is subject to cancellation due to inclement weather and there is no rain date for this event. Contact 860–349–3917 for more information.

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Harvest Day
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Rain date: October 29, 2016
9 AM to 2 PM
Join us on Saturday, October 22 for Harvest Day at The Dudley Farm. From 9 AM to 2 PM, the Dudley Farm Museum and the Farmers’ Market will celebrate the Harvest with family fun and autumnal delights. This year we invite you to join us for food, music, activities for children and demonstrations of early 19th century skills. Rain date is October 29.

Holiday Market
Saturdays, December 3 and 10, 2016
9 AM to 2 PM
   Photograph of a Holiday Centerpiece.
   Photo by Barbara Hanson.
The Dudley Farm Museum and Farmers’ Market invite you to celebrate the 2016 Holiday season on December 3rd and 10th, from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Museum will be open for “Cookies and Carols” at their Holiday Open House and the Munger Barn will host the 21st Annual Holiday Market.

See our 1845 Farmhouse decorated for the holidays and enjoy live dulcimer music and complimentary mulled cider and cookies served in the dining room. All are invited to join in singing carols in the parlor accompanied by music played on our 1856 melodeon. The Farmhouse will also have its annual cookie sale to benefit the Museum, and free drawings for the floral centerpieces on display. The centerpieces are designed and donated by Michael Russo of Trout Lily Farm and Janet Dudley.

Photograph of St. Nicholas at Vendor Table.
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
Over 30 vendors will fill the Munger Barn both days with holiday treats and treasures to help you with your annual gift giving. Available, and always in demand, are baked goods, eggs, fibers, fresh holiday greens, wreaths, trees and decorations, handmade art and crafts, honey, jams and jellies, maple syrup, naturally-raised meats, pickles, soap and much more.

Winter Market
First Saturday of the month, February through May 2017
February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM
The Dudley Farm Museum Winter Market will be held the first Saturday of each month February through May, from 9AM to 12:30 PM in the Munger Barn. We offer baked goods, eggs, handmade crafts, jams and jellies, naturally-raised meats, pickles, winter vegetables and more.
Craft vendors alternate months during the Winter Market.

Markets and special events are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. Alternate dates will not be scheduled unless specifically noted.

Vegetable vendor at The Dudley Farm Farmers' Market
Photo by Barbara Hanson.

The Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market logo illustration by Greg Getman.

Pen and Ink Illustration by Doug Williamson.

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