real food. real farmers.
In June of 2006, Paul Newman and Michel Nischan planted a seed and we opened our doors in the parking lot of the Westport Country Playhouse. We were so proud of our 14 vendors, and so grateful for the 500 shoppers who showed up to support us.
In 2009, we moved to our current home at 50 Imperial Avenue, a stone's throw from the Saugatuck River. With a little more space and a little more air, we began to put down roots. We started expanding our programming, and our role within the community.
By 2010, we welcomed winter by expanding our market to cover the colder months, too. Gilbertie’s Herb Garden embraced us with open arms, and before we knew it, the vendors and shoppers had doubled.
Our Mission - The Westport Farmers Market is committed to providing fresh, local, healthy and seasonal food. We aspire to create a fun, safe and healthy community environment for education and socialization. Our mission is to increase awareness, knowledge and support for local producers focused on sustainable and healthy growing practices.