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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!
Bantam Bread (Bantam)
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.
Fleishers Craft Butchery (Greenwich, Westport, and New York locations)
Fleishers Craft Butchery builds relationships with farmers we know and trust in order to bring our community the best local pasture-raised meats, dairy, produce, and provisions. Fleishers proudly operates two fully custom butcher shops in Westport and Greenwich, which also include a sit-down restaurant and a takeaway counter, respectively. Since great meals are cooked with confidence, our meat mongers and butchers can provide recipes and cooking tips to help make visits to the butcher shop result in memorable meals. Come taste the difference of meat raised right.
The Gunnery (Washington Depot)
Founded in 1850 by abolitionist, educator, and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12/post-graduate. Dedicated teacher-mentor-coaches challenge students to reach their full potential in a home-like setting where character and citizenship are valued as much as intellect and achievement.
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.
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.
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 Bancorp (Throughout Litchfield County)
From our humble beginnings as the Litchfield Savings Society to today’s multi-branch Litchfield Bancorp and our affiliation with the Connecticut Mutual Holding Company – our bank has deep roots in the communities that we serve. Locally grown…locally owned. Litchfield Bancorp is your community bank.
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.
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!
Pizzeria Marzano (Torrington)
At Pizzeria Marzano, we love authentic Neapolitan pizza, and we’re committed to bringing the healthy tastes and traditions of Naples to Torrington. Our pizzas are handcrafted and fired with care by pizzaioli trained under the old-school pizza police of Naples themselves – the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association.
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.
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.
Waldingfield Farm (Washington)
Waldingfield Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm (Baysate Organic Certifiers) situated in the hills of Litchfield County, CT. Since our inception in 1990, we have striven to grow delicious, healthy, vibrant produce through the use of environmentally responsible farming practices and techniques. The farm built its reputation on the legendary performance of our annual heirloom tomato crop, but we continue to grow an ever-expanding array of gourmet vegetables, as well . Our produce is available at our farm stand, through our CSA program, at local farmers markets, and at select retail and restaurant outlets.
The White Horse (New Preston)
The White Horse is among Connecticut’s most celebrated taverns, winning award after award for its delicious menu of British-inspired pub food, specials, excellent tap selection, and more. Come by and see why Connecticut Magazine listed us as the 2016 winner of “Best Pub in the State!”