Bittersweet Farm in Old Saybrook

Where to find our teas and goodies

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Where to find our teas and goodies

Find our teas at … FoodWorks Old Saybrook and Hadlyme Market 

Find our whole line of teas and other products at Durham Market.

Jan. 29th

Immunity Tonics Class/Demo

10:30am - 12:30pm

17 Elm St., North Haven

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Jan. 29th

Immunity Tonics Class/Demo

This is a hands-on class that will teach you how to make the popular, immunity boosting Elderberry Syrup - and two vinegar based tonics (Fire Cider and Four Thieves). Watch as Kristy from Bittersweet makes each tonic, and discusses each ingredient! Take home recipes and try samples! Free and open to the public. Register online or call - 203-239-5803 or northhavenlibrary.net

10:30am - 12:30pm

17 Elm St., North Haven

Feb. 8th

Gardening 101 and 201

10am and/or 1pm

East Lyme Library

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Feb. 8th

Gardening 101 and 201

10am - Gardening 101 - A basic beginner gardening class – topics include raised bed gardening, succession planting, close cropping (or interplanting), organic pest control ideas, soil, pH, reading seed packets, what to plant – where, when and how. We will discuss how to plan your gardens to get the most out of the space you have, as well as my recommendations on seed starting vs. buying plants. Class will offer time for questions, and participants will receive handouts and sample garden bed layouts. 


1pm - Gardening 201 -   

This class is aimed at the more seasoned gardener… topics include composting, in-depth succession planting and rotation, and personal garden bed layout assistance, depending on class size. This class will be more ‘question and answer’ orientated, so come prepared to ask questions! 

*East Lyme Library asks that you preregister online or by calling 860.739.6926. 

10am and/or 1pm

East Lyme Library

March 28th

Gardening 201- Acton (Saybrook) Library

2pm - 4pm

Acton (Old Saybrook) Library

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March 28th

Gardening 201- Acton (Saybrook) Library

  

This class is aimed at the more seasoned gardener… topics include composting, in-depth succession planting and rotation, and personal garden bed layout assistance, depending on class size. This class will be more ‘question and answer’ orientated, so come prepared to ask questions! 

Free and open to the public. 

Register online or call- 860-395-3184 or actonlibrary.org  

2pm - 4pm

Acton (Old Saybrook) Library

May 2-3

Seedling Sale and First Open Farm Day of 2020

10am - 4pm

Bittersweet Farm, 963 Middlesex Tpke., Old Saybrook

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May 2-3

Seedling Sale and First Open Farm Day of 2020

  

Open Farm Days – 

Stop in for a free day of fun on the farm… gardening demo’s, free samples of herbal iced teas, and browse our pop-up shop of organic, seasonal offerings! Take a tour of the garden, or get your hands dirty and pitch in! 

Spring Seedling Sale – 

Shop our selection of organic, started seedlings! We plan to offer a variety of lettuces, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, microgreens, pea shoots, leeks, melons,  broccoli, cabbage, kale, chard, onions, pumpkins, herbs, and flowers! 

10am - 4pm

Bittersweet Farm, 963 Middlesex Tpke., Old Saybrook

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! 

About Us

Who we are

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We run a small farm in southern CT. 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. Currently, our goodies can be purchased at Foodworks in Old Saybrook, Durham Market in Durham, and Hadlyme Market. You can also find our products at our buddy farm, Forty Feet, in East Haddam. 

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!

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Contact Us

Bittersweet Farm

963 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, Connecticut 06475

860.918.2344

Hours

Open today

09:00 am – 07:30 pm

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Farmstand open weekends spring -fall

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