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, Voluntown Methodist Church Project and Streetscape Program 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 voluntownedc@gmail.com. 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.

Last Voluntown Farmers’ Market of the Season Dedicated to Community Giving

This Sunday, October 11th marks the end of the 2015 Voluntown Farmers’ Market season, and our last market day is dedicated to community giving.

Food Drive to Benefit St. Mary’s Food Pantry

Bring a canned good or non perishable food item to the Voluntown Farmers’ Market and receive a chance to win a door prize of 4 tickets to the Mystic Aquarium. One ticket will be given for each item donated.  All items will be donated to the St. Mary’s Food Pantry in Jewett City which services Voluntown residents.

Outerwear Clothing Drive Sponsored by the Voluntown Historical Society

The Voluntown Farmers’ Market is the collection location for The Voluntown Historical Society’s Outerwear Clothing Drive. Please drop off  any new or used clean coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and other cold weather outerwear items on Sunday, Oct 11 anytime between 10 and 1. Items will be distributed to those in need in our community.

The Voluntown Farmers’ Market is  funded in part by matching funds from the Connecticut Department of Agriculture through the Community Investment Act, 05-228


Hiking Trails in Voluntown

Bob Andrews, a volunteer with  the Connecticut  Forrest & Park Association, will be speaking with Commissioners at the next Economic Development Commission meeting on Thursday evening, 9/17, at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall Meeting Room.  The EDC is interested in promoting the hiking trails in Voluntown and is gathering information. The public is welcome to attend this meeting, and any EDC meeting.