Bittersweet Farm

Higganum, CT

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!

Farm Products:

Started plants – cool and warm weather vegetables. Flowers, herbs, lettuce bowls, microgreens etc., tomatoes, peppers, basil end of May. Medicinal & beverage teas, tonics, spice mixes. 


Kristy Benson

Mailing Address:

441 Candlewood Hill Road, Higganum, CT

Farm Location:

441 Candlewood Hill Road, Higganum, CT 


(860) 918-2344




   Exit #9 from CT-9 N. Follow CT-81 N/ Killingworth Road to Candlewood Hill Road, 3.9 miles. 

What’s Growing:

At Bittersweet Farm, we grow around 40 kinds of ‘Certified Naturally Grown’ herbs and a wide variety of vegetables. From those herbs, we make herbal, medicinal teas, beverage teas, Elderberry syrup, herb-infused vinegars, Fire Cider, Four Thieves vinegar, seasoning mixes, antioxidant herbal salts, tonics, and more! All of our products are natural, non-GMO, and good for you!

Special Information:

 We grow and sell our veggies & herbs, and also teach classes on various homesteading-related topics.  

145 Dennison Road, Essex, CT 06426

Phone: (860) 581-8554

This website had been produced with an Agriculture Viability Grant made available through the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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