Bittersweet Farm in Old Saybrook

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Events

Sun., April 14th

Organic Gardening 201

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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Sun., April 14th

Organic Gardening 201

This class, at Bittersweet Farm, is aimed at the more experienced gardener and will cover composting, succession planting, and personal garden bed layout assistance. $20.  

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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Sat., April 27th

Celebrate East Haddam

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Heritage Park, East Haddam Senior Center

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Sat., April 27th

Celebrate East Haddam

Bittersweet and Forty Feet Farm are joining forces to bring you wonderful, farm fresh goodies at this event!  Look for our tent, loaded with plants for sale, veggies, herbal teas, samples, and information about both our farms! 

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Heritage Park, East Haddam Senior Center

Sun., April 28th

Medicinal Tea Workshop

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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Sun., April 28th

Medicinal Tea Workshop

Class will discuss how to grow, dry, and make your own herbal teas. Tea tasting, demo's, and handouts included. This will be the last tea class until late Fall. $20. 

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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May - dates TBA

Open Farm Days - Free

All day

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May - dates TBA

Open Farm Days - Free

Open Farm Days at Bittersweet are our chance to welcome the public to our farm! There is something for everyone on these days - you will be greeted with a list of things you can do - which may include watching or participating in demos, sampling herbal iced teas or snacks, tours of the gardens, meeting our chickens, browsing our pop - up shop of products and farm offerings, or getting your hands dirty and pitching in!  Offered at least monthly, May-September. Watch here or Facebook for specific dates to be announced. 

All day

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End of May/Early June

Organic Seedling Sale - Ongoing in Spring

All day

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End of May/Early June

Organic Seedling Sale - Ongoing in Spring

Shop our selection of started, organic plants/seedlings! Tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, lettuces, kale, chard, peppers, scallions, herbs, and more! All plants will be hardened off and ready to go in your garden beds! And you can rest assured that they are Certified Naturally Grown. 

All day

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Bittersweet Blog!

New! One on One Gardening Assistance!

Click on the 'Classes" link, or below, to book a one on one appointment and get help laying out and planning your gardens this Spring! Book online! 

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About Us

Who we are

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We are a three-generation family that runs a small farm in southern CT. We raise a large flock of chickens,who provide us and our local customers with the freshest eggs around! We grow and sell our veggies & herbs, and also teach classes on various homesteading-related topics. Kristy, owner and operator, is the Old Saybrook representative for the Lower CT River Valley Regional Agricultural Council. 

Things we grow, make, and sell

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Here at Bittersweet farm in Old Saybrook, we grow around 40 kinds of 'Certified Naturally Grown' herbs and a wide variety of vegetables. From those herbs, we make herbal teas, Elderberry syrup, herb-infused vinegars, Fire Cider, Four Thieves vinegar, seasoning mixes, antioxidant herbal salts, dream pillows, and more! All of our products are natural, non-GMO, and good for you!

Our Motivation

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Our goal is to empower people to take control of what they put in and on their bodies. We aim to provide our customers with natural, affordable products that are homemade and healthy. We hope to inspire even the newest gardener to grow their own food!

Contact Us

Bittersweet Farm

963 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, Connecticut 06475

860.918.2344

Hours

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Farmstand open weekends spring -fall