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Storrs Farmers' Market

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Storrs Farmers Market
4 S. Eagleville Road, Mansfield, CT
Saturday from 3:00 - 6:00 pm, rain or shine


The Market is located on the lawn in front of Mansfield's Town Hall. There is plenty of free, Handicap-Accessible parking in E.O. Smith High School lot.

The market offers organic and sustainably-grown fruit and vegetables; sweet corn; beef, pork (including heritage breed), and lamb; goats' and cows' milk cheeses; baked goods;  heirloom vegetables and tomatoes.

There is often musical entertainment, events and activities.
Some ready-to-eat items available and space to picnic on the lawn in front of Town Hall or nearby benches.

 

Storrs Farmers Market is a certified CT Dept of Agriculture farmers market, which means that everything at the market is grown or produced in Connecticut.  In fact, the average distance from farm to Market is just 11 miles!

 

UConn for Kids

Download an “Animal Trails” brochure... It’s a children’s guide to the UConn campus including:
 

The UConn Animal Barns, 3636 Hillside Road Ext, Storrs, open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. where you will meet dairy and beef cows, sheep, and horses. (Young animals can be found in the barns at the following times of year: baby foals in the spring, lambs during the entire month of February, dairy calves year-round and beef calves beginning in mid March.)

View the UConn dairy cows being milked at 1:00 p.m. at the Kellogg Dairy Center on Horsebarn Hill Road.

Department of Animal Science UConn Dairy Bar 3636 Hillside Road Ext, Storrs where UConn’s Kellogg Dairy Center milk is used to make their ice cream, cheese, and yogurt. Stop in for a cone, sundae, or milkshake, or to pick up Uconn Poultry Farm fresh eggs, by the dozen or flat, or Uconn’s cheeses: cheddar or Juustoleipa cheese, a Finnish-style bread cheese.

 

UConn Dairy Bar ice cream is now available at Storrs Farmers Market! The UConn Dairy Bar Ice Cream Truck will be at the Market this summer. Check out the truck's menu here (http://dining.uconn.edu/uconndairybaricecreamtruck).

Local Businesses

Champlion’s General Store, 2 Old Mill Court, Storrs, is a funky, natural foods store carrying macrobiotic foods, wine and beer making supplies, and organic bulk herbs, spices, grains and beans.

 

Storrs Center Cycle, 1132 Storrs Road, offers Friendly service, professional repairs, and bikes for everyone, right next to UConn in the heart of Mansfield.

 

 G. M. Thompson and Sons, 54 Middle Turnpike Road, Mansfield Depot, has been serving the greater Mansfield community since 1875! Visit them for animal feeds and related supplies, lawn and garden products, and much more!

 

 Milrick Lawn Service and Garden Center, 89 Flanders Road, Coventry, is a CT NOFA member and full service landscape business and garden center. Visit the garden center for everything you need to do-it-yourself: annual and perennials, herbs and vegetables, compost, mulch, and advice! 



Cedar Ledge Tree Farm
, 260 Coventry Road, Mansfield Center, Sept-Dec: pumpkins, gourds, maple syrup, honey, tractor rides, mulch mountain sliding, pedal carts, and a hay bale maze.

Gardens at Bassetts Bridge Farm, 552 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield Center: annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, vegetable plants, containers, trees, shrubs, grasses, and wetland plants, seasonal fruits and vegetables, formal gardens to tour, fall hayrides and pumpkin picking.

All Outdoors!

Hike  to “Fifty-Foot Cliff” through a 102-acre tract of land that is mostly forested.  Actually at least 100 feet high, it offers clifftop views of the Fenton River Valley, Lake Naubesatuck and the distant ridges of Scotland. Pick up the trail from the parking area behind the Mansfield Historical Society at 954 Storrs Road. (This is our favorite Mansfield hike!)

Moss Sanctuary, intersection of Routes 195 and 275: Hike, fish, or picnic at the 135-acre Albert E. Moss Sanctuary, a natural area offering two loop trails through a variety of forest settings and around a pond.

Mansfield Hollow State Park, Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield Center, 500-acre lake for boating and fishing, trails for hiking, canoeing, and rock climbing.

 

Schoolhouse Brook Park Mansfield: Hiking, Picnicking, Fishing, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, and Swimming

Tour town on two wheels via the Mansfield Bike Path, Rt 275  Click on "Bike Routes" near bottom of page here

The Adventure Park at Storrs 

2007 Storrs Road: Enjoy a unique view of Mansfield - from the trees! There are a variety of levels of zip-lining and tree-to-tree climbing for ages 7 and up