A town rich with history

The Wylie School is home to the Voluntown Historical Society.


Pachaug State Forest

Explore to beautiful woods of Pachaug State Forest

Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown, CT

The Voluntown Farmers Market

Beginning in 2012, enjoy our local produce at the farmers market.

Voluntown, CT Farmers Market

Welcome to Voluntown

Welcome to Voluntown, CT Home of the Volunteers since 1721


Welcome to the Voluntown EDC

Our Mission

Welcome to Voluntown, CTThe mission of the Voluntown Economic Development Commission is to foster economic development in Voluntown and increase the tax base by retaining existing businesses and helping them grow, encouraging indigenous business start-up, and recruiting light industry

Through this website the Voluntown EDC intends to promote Voluntown to prospective businesses and visitors, by highlighting what our town has to offer them.

We hope the new website makes it easier for residents to access information on Voluntown EDC activities. The Voluntown Farmers’ Market, and Voluntown Methodist Church Project pages will be updated frequently. Check back often!

The Voluntown EDC would like to highlight local businesses right here on this website. If you would like to nominate a business to be highlighted, please email us at edc@voluntown.gov . Highlighted business spots may include photos, description of services, introduction of owner(s), and a link to website and social media outlets.

Please remember that www.Voluntown.biz is your tool. Any ideas that you have are greatly appreciated. If your business has an existing website, and you would like to have it linked to www.Voluntown.biz, please send us an email. Thank you in advance for your reply, and thank you for helping us support our town.

Voluntown Volunteers Day

The Voluntown Economic Development Commission is planning a Voluntown Volunteers Day at the Voluntown Farmers’ Market on September 30th. If your Voluntown non profit group is seeking volunteers and would like to have a table at the market, please let us know by September 25. Email us at EDC@voluntown.gov. Thank you!

Commissioners and Volunteers Needed

The Voluntown Economic Development Commission is currently seeking Commissioners, Alternates, and Volunteers. The EDC meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 in the Town Hall Meeting Room.  The next meeting is Thursday, September 2oth.

If you are a Voluntown Resident and would like to be a Commissioner or Alternate, please forward a letter of interest to the Board of Selectmen.

Volunteers are needed to help with the planning, and running of the Voluntown Farmers’ Market. If we do not get any new Commissioners or Volunteers, we are at risk of losing the market for next season!

The EDC is working on other projects to promote Voluntown as an outdoor recreation tourist destination.

The EDC has also been working on how to present the town to businesses that are suitable to this area.

Help is needed wtih all of these ongoing projects. If you can not make meeting, but still can Volunteer, please send us an email at EDC@Voluntown.gov.

Annual Back to School Event- August 26

2018 Farmers Market Back to School Event

May 2018 Meeting Date Changes

The EDC meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 17 is cancelled. A Special Meeting of the Economic Development Commission will be held on Monday, May 21st at 6:30 PM.

Volunteers Wanted

The Voluntown Economic Development Commission is currently seeking volunteers for help with ongoing projects. The EDC runs the Voluntown Farmers’ Market and is looking for volunteers to help set up, take down, and even help with planning the market. The EDC is currently working on projects to promote Voluntown as an outdoor recreational tourist destination. The EDC has also been reworking on how to present the town to businesses that are suitable to this area. Help is needed with all of these ongoing projects. The EDC meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 in the Town Hall meeting room. If you can not make a meeting, but would like to volunteer, please email us at EDC@voluntown.gov .