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Windsor CT Main Street Program
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June 15, 2020 Windsor Center News

Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market
We're thrilled to announce that the First Town Downtown Farmers’ Market for 2020 will go on! It will run from July 2 through October 15 on Thursdays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at 240 Broad Street in Windsor Center (freshly paved!). This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, candles and more.

We are very excited to be moving forward with the Farmers' Market with new guidelines to keep everyone safe. Guidelines coming soon.

2020 Vendors include:
Amazing Ackee
Barbecho's Harvest
Beckett Farms
Beldotti Bakery
Blessed Creek
Busy Bee Farm
Farms of Southern New England
Fanciful Flowers
Gragnolati’s Garlic Farm
OneSong Biscotti
The Bean 226
Tiny Shed Woodworking
Tomaca Designs
Yum-us! Hummus (website:

A big thank you to our Market Partners!

Presenting Market Partners
Carmon Funeral Homes
Windsor Federal

Market Partners:
ACE Hardware, James Selig Estate Jewelry & Antiques, Loomis Chaffee School, and The Blue Dragonfly

Annual Meeting

We'll be having our annual meeting on June 23rd at 4:00 pm via zoom. Join us for a review of our past year's successes. The following board members and volunteers will be recognized for their extra effort this year.

Scott Hoffman - Torchlight Parade committee co-chair
Steve Bianchi - Torchlight Parade committee co-chair
Charlie Vola - Taste of Windsor committee chair
Rich Esposito of Loomis Chaffee School
Paula Pierce of HostingCT
Carol Engelmann, volunteer

Email to get the link to join in!

Become a Market Business Partner

Become a Market Business Partner
Become a Market Partner!

For a $100 annual contribution, Market Partners Receive:
• Company name on the market posters displayed throughout the town.
• A copy of the poster and a weekly market e-newsletter.
• A listing on the Farmer’s Market sign displayed for 17 weeks.
• Recognition on our website, promotional materials and press releases.
• Market space at any 2 weekly markets to promote your business.

Please remit by May 15. The market will run July 2ndh thru October 15th.

While we are in a ‘new normal’ since the covid-19 outbreak, we are thrilled that we will be able to hold our Farmers’ Market this summer and fall, with a few changes for safety.

If you join the First Town Downtown Farmers’ Market Business Partnership Program, you will be a part of our growing market, now in its 11th year. Farmers’ markets have never been more popular or needed and ours is a great place to promote your business, support CT Farmers and promote healthy living.

The First Town Downtown Farmers’ Market has encouraged thousands of visitors over the last ten years to buy locally grown produce. As the market brings people into Windsor center, it is likely that they will stay to do other business in town.

Because we believe your business shares our vision for creating a vibrant local economy, we invite you to become a Market Business Partner. Come grow with us!

Monarch Project Seeds Available

Monarch Project Seeds Available
Buy a seed bomb and support our Monarch Project's efforts to maintain the riverwalk habitats!

Seed bombs are made from upcycled paper and pressed in Monarch-friendly seeds! Simply plant in your garden and water!

Available at James Selig's Estate Jewelry and Antiques at 161 Broad Street in Windsor.

Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole! Join or Renew your membership in First Town Downtown, Windsor's Main Street program.