ROWAYTON, Conn. -- There's a popular catch-phrase: “Know your farmers, know your food." And there's nowhere better to get up close and personal with your local purveyors than with a farmers market.
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The DVlicious contest ends 5 p.m. Aug. 14 with the winner announced at the end of the month. Below is the "dirt" on one of the finalists.
Rowayton Farmers Market , Pinkney Park, Norwalk, (203) 451-1750
Hours of Operation: Noon to 5 p.m. Friday afternoons
Goes Through: October
Vendors You’ll Find: Beldotti Bakery, Bistro Soleil, Bounty, burb bakes, Champagne Tea, Kelly’s Four Plus Granola, LobsterCraft, Little’s Specialty Foods, Local Meatball, Lulu’s Southern Pies, Non-Stop Donut Shop, Oronoque Farms, Ox Hollow Farm, Pickle Licious, Smith’s Acres Farm, Vaszauskas Farm and Whipped Up Creations.
Of Special Note: There are about a dozen fine artisans, including Franklin and Figg, handmade prints made from dictionary pages; Lucky Enough, makers of handmade vintage postcard pillows and seashell decor; Anita Designs home furnishings, and Three Bluebirds, which sells Swedish dishcloths designed in Connecticut.
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