Bittersweet Farm in Old Saybrook

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Events

Sun., March 24th

Basic Organic Gardening 101

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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Sun., March 24th

Basic Organic Gardening 101

This class is aimed at first time gardeners - topics will include raised bed gardening, soil care, and what to plant - where, when and how. Ample time allowed for questions. Class will receive sample garden bed layouts and informational handouts. $20. 

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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Sat., March 30th

Basic Organic Gardening 101 - Free

2p.m. - 4 p.m.

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook

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Sat., March 30th

Basic Organic Gardening 101 - Free

This free class is aimed at first time gardeners - topics will include raised bed gardening, soil care, and what to plant - where, when and how. Ample time allowed for questions. Class will receive sample garden bed layouts and informational handouts. Class will be held at the Old Saybrook (Acton) Public Library. Call to register, walk-ins welcome - 860-395-3184 

2p.m. - 4 p.m.

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook

Sat., April 6th

Medicinal Herb Gardening 101 - Free

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Westbrook Library

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Sat., April 6th

Medicinal Herb Gardening 101 - Free

This class will focus on how to grow medicinal herbs, and will cover how to harvest and dry them, as well as what they can be used for. Pre-register by calling 860-399-6422 or email them from their website.  (westbrook.public.lib@gmail.com) Walk-ins welcome !

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Westbrook Library

Sun., April 14th

Organic Gardening 201

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bittersweet Farm

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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.

Bittersweet Farm

Sun., April 28th

Medicinal Tea Workshop

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bittersweet Farm

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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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New! One on One Gardening Assistance!

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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

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Farmstand open weekends spring -fall