The Morris Marketplace at South Farms
Details About This Market
The Morris Marketplace operates year-round at the historic South Farms white barn, Sunday 10:00 am – 1 pm, June 14-October 25.
The Morris Marketplace aims to create a relaxed, yet engaging environment where farmers help other farmers and local artisans to establish a direct connection to their consumers while encouraging the local food movement, sustainable agriculture, the preservation of our areas beautiful farmland, and awareness of increasing good health through diet.
The Morris Marketplace intends to further these initiatives while stimulating the economy and building a strong culture of community.
The market is one of three primary programs of Litchfield Hills Foods Systems, Inc., an educational-services public charity whose mission is to model and nurture learning experiences linking sustainable agriculture, CT-Grown and produced food and healthy, active lifestyles.
The market accepts EBT, debit, and credit cards at the market in exchange for tickets that can be used like cash.
Within a few miles of the market are many wonderful places to visit:
South Farms South Farms is a family-run farm in the rural hills of northwestern Connecticut. South Farms is dedicated to providing the community with local, fresh foods farmed through sustainable, ethical agriculture practices.
March Farm Pick March Farm is a third generation working family farm destination located in Bethlehem amongst the beautiful rolling hills of Litchfield County. In addition to being the area's most popular Pick-Your-Own (PYO) fruit & berry destination you & your family will enjoy our Farm Store, Hayloft Playscape, Pond Side Animal Yard, Farm Hiking Trails and seasonal Hayrides, Corn Mazes & Harvest Festivals! Don't forget to schedule your next field trip, birthday party, family gathering or corporate function right here on the farm!
Bethlehem Vineyard Open the first weekend of each month Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm. Open all weekends between Thanksgiving and New Years. Call to make special arrangements
White Flower Farm, retail store open daily from 9am - 5:30pm
Popey's Ice Cream Stop in for a sweet treat!
Bramasole A fitness and wellness retreat
Outdoor Recreation in Litchfield
From summer strolling to winter wandering, the Litchfield Hills offer a wide variety of outdoor venues, among them are:
White Memorial Conservation Environmental Education Center and Nature Museum located in the heart of the 4000 square acre White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield;
Nestled in the Litchfield Hills, Topsmead State Forest remains a precious piece of a past era with fine craftsmanship and understated wealth evident throughout the former summer estate of Miss Edith Morton Chase;
Farm Meadow Farm Equestrian Stables.A perfect place to go trail riding!
Fox Crossing Equestrian 25 acres , full service equine facility.
Litchfield Community Greenway, a safe, serene, non-motorized accessible route for people of all ages and abilities to travel between the center of Litchfield and Bantam;
Bantam Lake, the largest natural lake in Connecticut;
Mt.Tom State Park, offering fantastic views, a spring fed pond, old stone tower, camping and fishing.
There are lots of down-to-earth, hands-on nearby experiences from pick-your-own farms, maple sugaring, bird watching, water sports, hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, camping, golfing and skiing.
Farm to Table Dining
Farm-to-table restaurants are alive and well in Connecticut's Northwest Corner, with many of the chefs buying from the farmers’ market. Restaurants leading the way (and all within easy driving distance from the green) are:
@ the Corner, serving lunch and dinner
Community Table Restaurant, preparing the highest quality locally grown and procured ingredients to serve in a casual atmosphere
Mockingbird Kitchen and Bar,
And Winvian, a one of a kind romantic luxury getaway with spa and restaurant set amidst 113 acres of nature and serenity
There are many other very good restaurants at every price point that also source limited products locally.