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Farmer Joe's Gardens

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109 Leigus Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2517
+1 203-265-0696
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Nice variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers. Love being able to support our local businesses... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Doxiequeen16
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Wallingford, Connecticut
Lettuce and squash is ready!

I was just at Farmer Joe's the other day-lots of flowers and watermelons were there, but I wanted... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Paulabina
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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Farmer Joe is the fourth generation farmer of the DeFrancesco family of Northford, CT. He and his wife, Ida, pride themselves in the wonderful plants and produce grown by the family and sold at their farm store. As they raise their family, they feel it is their responsibility to utilize good and safe farming practices. Their methods grow and work keeping the environment in harmony while producing healthy, delicious, nutrient dense, and diverse plants and produce. Integrated Pest Management or I.P.M. Is part of our sustainable agriculture farming practices. I.P.M. Means we watch our greenhouses and field crops, scouting diligently for potentially harmful pests. When a pest has reached harmful levels, Farmer Joe determines the safest method for removal. Some of the controls Farmer Joe uses are: manually picking off insects, utilization of predator insect, us of natural and organic sprays. Crop rotation is also utilized throughout our fields to improve soil health and decrease pest risks. Farmer Joe uses no GMOs. Farmer Joe's Gardens is located on family land that has been a chicken farm, geese farm, turkey farm, and apple orchard. The land is now growing vegetables and plants to continue the tradition. Farming remains a cornerstone in Wallingford, Connecticut, and our family intends to be part of it long into the future. Connecticut farms are thriving and growing in new and exciting ways. Our small family farm produces garden plants and a bounty of healthy, fresh food available in our farm store located at 109 Leigus Road, Wallingford, Connecticut.
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109 Leigus Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492-2517
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers. Love being able to support our local businesses. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Doxiequeen16
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I was just at Farmer Joe's the other day-lots of flowers and watermelons were there, but I wanted fresh produce and found $2 a huge bag of lettuce, which has such a nice flavor-LOVE IT! I'm dying for his tomatoes to come out and they...More

Thank Paulabina
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a very small farm so a lot of their products come from other local farms. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We like the dill pickles that get from someone else that cans it. I can't remember now if they use their...More

Thank 60sMusicLover
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Farmer Joe's Garden is the best thing that happened to Wallingford. Their fruit and veggies are always fresh and delicious. They also carry the best plants and the prices are very reasonable. Great place to pick up fresh veggies on the way home for dinner....More

Thank maloneym
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A must see at this location is the fairy garden. Wonderful. This is not a big business but is big in friendliness and helpfulness. There are many local products to choose from. I believe it is a must see in Wallingford.

Thank betwms
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I visit Farmer Joe's every week during the harvest season. They have a massive variety of wonderful vegetables, fruits, delicious local milk, cheese, yogurt, and eggs, as well as local pasture raised beef and pork. They also have farm baked sweet breads and cookies. Farmer...More

Thank Wenjt
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Farmer Joe's is a great local farm stand that offers much more than just fruits & veggies. I originally stopped there just for corn, until I saw all they had to offer. Preserves, local eggs, meat & chicken, raw milk, honey & much more!

Thank Ruthi K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

went there looking for italian oregano,did not find,i guess out of season. staff was most friendly. service was excellent. will be back when the oregano is in season.

Thank scrupper
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I go to there Farmstand for fresh watermelons and other locally grown produce .Just a great farm providing everything from herbs,tomatos,corn,melons,strawberries,blueberries and more.)

Thank cosmictravellers
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Got all my flowers here this year. Was able to find my black petunias when nobody else had them. Prices are very reasonable. Folks that work there are very helpful.

Thank cwintjen
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