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Arbor Services of Connecticut (Throughout Connecticut)
Arbor Services is a complete tree care company: we plant, fertilize, transplant, prune, cable, install lightning protection, treat for insect and disease problems, remove trees, grind stumps, consult with and advise landscape architects. We have relationships with the tree care industry’s best professionals for more than 20 years. We will grow the legacy of your landscape, and make your project happen.
Artisan Bags (Washington)
Artisan Bags is a unique fresh new company that offers customers either general or personalized hand-painted, one-of-a-kind canvas totes that go anywhere and everywhere!
Aventine Gardens (Throughout Litchfield County)
For over a decade, Aventine Gardens has been designing, building and maintaining some of the finest and most productive vegetable gardens and surrounding landscapes in Litchfield and Fairfield Counties of Connecticut. Our clients delight in the abundant organic produce that overflows onto their counters in the summer and fall. Among many services, we offer our assistance in preserving this bounty (drying of herbs and teas, canning, picking, freezing and processing of jams and jellies, etc.) so that this joy can last throughout the seasons.
Bantam Bread (Bantam)
Christie Caters – Farm-To-Truck (Throughout Litchfield County)
Christie Caters Farm to Truck features two chefs that are passionate about providing the community with food that is both nourishing and delicious. We believe that what you put into your body matters, which is why our focus is on food that is fresh, local, sustainable and gourmet. No matter what your tastes or needs require, our seasonal menu is always changing and you’re sure to find a dish to enjoy.
County Wine and Spirits (New Preston)
Browse a curated collection of wine and spirits in one of the coziest and friendliest stores on the planet. A knowledgeable staff is available to guide you through unique and affordable labels, including a special selection of “sustainable and organically-grown.” Craft beer, chilled selections, cheese and crackers. Complimentary wine tastings Saturdays 12-5.
G.W. Tavern (Washington Depot)
We are proud to offer the finest fresh products combined with the experience of our skilled kitchen and wait staff to provide you with a wonderful dining experience. Our food is a rich blend of the traditional & the contemporary.
Geer Village Senior Community (Canaan)
At Geer Village Senior Community, everything we do focuses on holistic senior living. We offer a place where one can age in a supportive environment, thriving at all stages of life. We do this by providing our residents with expert, compassionate care, surrounded by nature, integrated with the community. Geer Village Senior Community is located on 70 acres of natural beauty, in the heart of the Litchfield Hills in Northwest Connecticut. On campus we have both assisted and independent living, along with day services, transportation, rehabilitative services and a pharmacy.
Hickory Stick Bookshop (Washington Depot)
Washington Depot’s independent bookshop for over 60 years! The Hickory Stick Bookshop has a great selection of books, music, calendars, greeting cards, book accessories and gift items. Stop in and experience book and gift shopping as it was meant to be – in-person, not on a screen!
Hopkins Vineyard (New Preston)
In 1979, Bill and Judith Hopkins transformed their dairy farm into a vineyard, one of the first in what has become a thriving Connecticut industry. Since then, it has consistently produced award-winning whites, reds and sparkling wines. Hopkins Vineyard grows 11 varieties of grapes in a spectacular setting overlooking Lake Waramaug.
Ox Hollow Farm (Bantam)
Ox Hollow farm is a diversified, family operated farm nestled at the gateway of Litchfield County. Established in 1997 by Mark Maynard with the mission of providing hormone and antibiotic free products to consumers, Mark has utilized his education and upbringing to produce all-natural, pasture raised Angus beef as well as high-grade pork and poultry. They also feature a full-service CSA program.
Klemm Real Estate (Throughout Litchfield County)
Klemm Real Estate was established in 1986 and has built a reputation both nationally and internationally as the #1 leader of luxury property sales and marketing throughout Litchfield County, Connecticut. Klemm serves all 26 towns and villages, as well as adjacent areas in New York, from our offices in Washington Depot, Litchfield, Lakeville, Roxbury and Woodbury.
Litchfield Distillery (Litchfield)
Nestled in the hills of northwest Connecticut, the Litchfield Distillery is Connecticut’s newest micro-distillery. Our Batchers’ series includes three handcrafted, premium spirits: Batchers’ Bourbon Whiskey, Batchers’ Double Barreled Bourbon Whiskey, and Batchers’ Gin. Our mission is to produce exceptionally distilled spirits handcrafted from the highest quality, regionally harvested grains.
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Natural Marketplace (New Milford)
Natural Marketplace has all your health, dietary, and holistic needs covered! Located on Bank St. in downtown New Milford, we carry a wide selection of vitamins, beauty and personal care items, organic and all-natural foods, bulk foods, spices, and more! Have a question? Come in and let one of our knowledgeable staff members help you out. We also can special order hard-to-find and specialty items. Come in and see us!
New Morning (Woodbury)
New Morning Market is NOT just a health food store. We are home to the largest organic 100% Non-GMO Produce Department, as well as a Humanely Raised Only Full Service Meat Department. Our Wellness Department boasts the highest quality supplements and Health and Beauty products and experts on hand to help you sort it out.
New Preston Kitchen Goods (New Preston)
With great cookbooks, and all-star brands like Alessi, All-Clad, iittala, and Simon Pearce, New Preston Kitchen Goods will have you armed and ready from stovetop to table. Need foie gras? Truffle oils from Italy? Gourmet coffees and teas? New Preston Kitchen Goods has them all. If you can’t find it here, you probably don’t need it in your kitchen.
Nine Main (New Preston)
Open since 2002, we are a bakery and specialty sandwich shop located in the heart of New Preston in northwest Connecticut. We use only the freshest ingredients and whenever possible source from local farms. We offer delicious sandwiches, salads, homemade bakery items, a coffee bar and more!
New Milford Hospital – Plow to Plate program (New Milford)
Plow to Plate was created at New Milford Hospital, a member of the Western Connecticut Health Network, in collaboration with dining services partner Unidine Corporation, to address astonishing upward trends in obesity and related diseases. The initiative, which advocates healthy food as a direct path to disease prevention while promoting the local agricultural economy, delivers a fully integrated, healthful food service program to patients, staff, and the community. It uses fresh produce from nine local farms.
Savor Fine Foods (Thomaston)
Savor Fine Foods is a micro-bakery specializing in unique hand-made short bread cookies. We took the humble shortbread cookie, mixed it with some surprising ingredient combinations and created a line of cookies that are sweet, savory, and spicy! Based in Connecticut, our vision of the company is to build a community and audience that appreciates non-traditional flavors and understands the pleasure of food. We offer a variety of flavors that are extraordinary and we make them with care and love.
Simpson & Vail (Brookfield)
Simpson & Vail Inc., one of the oldest tea companies in the USA, is a family owned business dedicated to offering quality teas from around the world. We have over 350 teas (black, green, oolong, decaf, flavored, flowering, white, and blends) from China, India, Japan, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Nepal, Indonesia, and Taiwan. All of our teas are gluten free.
South Avenue Butchers (New Canaan)
Butcher Michiel Hutten is from the Netherlands and brings more than 30-years of butchery experience to South Avenue Butcher in downtown New Canaan. He makes all sausages in-house and has lots of great ideas for your next big party or BBQ, as well as how to prepare and pair the meats with vegetables for delicious family meals. We offer meat sourced from animals that are free to roam, local & organic wherever possible. Only the best meat is good enough.
Stuart Family Farms (Bridgewater)
Stuart Family Farm is a diversified livestock farm specializing in 100% grass fed beef, pastured pork, and pastured poultry. We are certified Animal Welfare Approved and certified 100% Grass Fed. We operate a year-round farm store that is open Sat 10-4 and Sun 12-4.
Toplands Farm (Roxbury)
Toplands Farm is located on ~650 acres in Roxbury, CT. Historically a dairy, the farm transitioned largely into hay production in the mid-90s while also raising beef, pork, and eggs for friends and family. In addition to our expanded beef herd, the farm is home to a collection of farm “pets” including donkeys, cows, goats, chickens, and occasional visitors from other farms. Toplands Farm is also home to Double D Living History Farm which maintains the largest collection of restored antique tractors and farm equipment in the Northeast.
Valley Spirit (Washington Depot)
Valley Spirit Cooperative is the shared studio space of three unique businesses with a common goal: to contribute to community by offering services, teachings, and products that support healing and growth, while enhancing awareness, communication, good health, peace and consciousness.