Show topic: The Farmers’ Market Trail links 15 of Connecticut’s premier destination farmers’ markets… special places across Connecticut well stocked with farm-fresh foods and those made with passion using local produce, where one will meet people who enjoy creating things that matter. On the Farmers’ Market Trail you’ll also find the region’s best farm-to-table restaurants, hiking trails, beaches perfect for strolling, shops filled with handmade goods and vintage wares, art galleries, working farms, and historic sites… in the city, on the shoreline, and down winding country roads. LISTEN NOW!

and SUBSCRIBE via iTunes or Stitcher Radio 060812 Lala 2Show hosts: Winter Caplanson, Executive Director, Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market

Karen Gilbransen, Marketing Director, Willimantic Brewing Company NorfolkFM2__DSC4588Bardenwidog800Watr72Our Guests: Brian Civitello, The Mystic Cheese Company

Kay Carroll, Litchfield Hills Farm Fresh Market

Lori Cochran, Westport Farmers’ Market

Caroline Finnegan, West End Market of Hartford

Also mentioned: Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market equip Show music: Poor Old Shine

Our Sponsors:

The Farmers Cow: A group of six Connecticut dairy farms that supplies fresh milk, half and half, heavy cream, eggs, ice cream and seasonal beverages to stores throughout Connecticut.

The Willimantic Brewing Company: Brewing over a dozen handcrafted beers and serving fresh brews and pub food in the historic 1909 U.S. Post Office Building.

The Willimantic Food Coop: A member owned and operated food store offering a full line of grocery items, produce, cheese, juices, grains, spices, vitamins, dairy products, homeopathic remedies, and paper goods.