Bristol Farmers Market Returns With New Downtown Location — Adds New Vendors

Bristol Farmer’s Market

The Bristol Farmers Market returns to downtown every Saturday from 10am to 1pm beginning June 23. Due to the construction of the Bristol Hospital Ambulatory Care Center, the location for this popular weekly attraction will shift north on North Main Street to directly across the street from City Hall and the Police Department.

“The Farmers Market is a certified Connecticut Grown farmers market providing a great opportunity for shopping local,” said Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu.

The market attracts people to downtown Bristol and gives accessibility to food for low-income seniors that are eligible for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program by providing coupons for the seniors to use specifically at the market. These coupons are available to eligible seniors as of July 2, by contacting the Bristol Senior Center at: 860-524-7895

The following vendors will be back in downtown providing fresh options for the summer and early fall months.

Better Baking by Beth – Better Baking by Beth offers a variety of tasty baked goods, including cakes and pastries for all occasions, cookie trays, specialty breads, and gluten-free options.

Gresczyk Farms – This expansive 130-acre farm grows corn, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, summer squash, cucumbers, pumpkins and more. Gresczyk also grows fresh greens, hydroponic lettuce, and herbs year-round in greenhouses. Don’t forget the juicy blueberries and raspberries as well as fresh eggs!

KALcompany Handcrafted Oat Bars – This company’s low-calorie oat bars may be the ideal all-natural snack! They contain only the purest ingredients, including oats, nuts, and fruits. Inventive flavors include “grandma’s apple walnut,” “old school cinnamon raisin,” “sunflower shine,” and more! Nut-free oat bars are also available.

Nature View Farm – This thriving organic farm specializes in processing and bottling raw milk from a growing herd of cows. This family farm will also offer fresh grass-fed pork and lamb. Experience the many benefits of drinking locally sourced raw milk, including healthier skin and nails, better nutrient absorption, a stronger immune system, lean muscle mass production, and more.

Ridge Runner Soap Co. – A proud veteran-owned business, Ridge Runner Soap Co. produces only the finest quality, all-natural personal care products. Try their popular soaps, scrubs, lip balms, shampoos, beard care, and other bath products. Also try Ridge Runner’s all-natural pet care products!

Twin Pines Farm – Come try a countless variety of locally sourced and produced jams, relishes, pickles, hot sauces and pepper products plus beautiful home decor, gift baskets and unique gifts! Twin Pines will also have a variety of fruits and vegetables available.

Kathleen’s Garden – Come visit Kathleen, who runs a “lovingly cared for micro-farm” that uses no machinery to offer hand-grown classics like beans, peas, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and so much more!


The Roundup is a popular weekly magazine covering central Connecticut news, Statewide news, National news, local events, commentary, and more.


The Roundup currently has over 5,700 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 95,000 readers across multiple social media sites, apps, pages, and groups.


The Roundup is also a proud member of WordPress. This affiliation offers readers more news from FOX 61 and CBS Connecticut on The Roundup.

Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61

Nov 18 – Nov 26

Nov 18 – Nov 26

November 19 Free Amazon Echo Dot with Travelers

Bond set at $1.2 million for New Britain man who keeps getting out

Bond set at $1.2 million for New Britain man who keeps getting out

HARTFORD — Jose Rivera-Cruz was in Hartford Superior Court Monday to answer to 12 charges that included engaging in a police pursuit and carrying an illegal gun. His friends and family sat in court and said, “I love you bro,” as he was led away in handcuffs. One of his supporters was thrown out for speaking in court. Rivera-Cruz was arrested twice in less than three weeks in Hartford for a long list of serious offenses. “Larceny 2nd. assault and […]

Dillon Stadium rebuild called ‘important’ to Hartford’s rebirth

Dillon Stadium rebuild called ‘important’ to Hartford’s rebirth

HARTFORD — The redesign and rebuild of Dillon Stadium in Hartford is being called an integral part of the city’s rebirth. Monday, during the ceremonial groundbreaking of the facility, which was originally constructed in 1935, city, state and Hartford Athletic owners said this venue will be unique. “We’re also going to be able to have football here, rugby here, lacrosse here and community use,” said Bruce Mandell, whose part of the ownership group for the United Soccer League franchise. “It’s […]

2 dead, officer injured after active shooter incident at Chicago Hospital

2 dead, officer injured after active shooter incident at Chicago Hospital

CHICAGO — Two people were killed, including a gunman, and an officer was critically injured after an active shooter incident at a Chicago Hospital Monday afternoon. A police spokesman said the gunman was dead, but it was not immediately clear if he took his own life or was killed by police at Mercy Hospital on the city’s South Side. A witness named James Gray told reporters that it looked as if the attacker “was turning and shooting people at random.” […]


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.