Entering J. P. Gifford’s Market in Kent, the aroma of fresh coffee and the lure of newly baked goods greets you. And that is just the beginning…

Founded in March 2010 by owners Mike Moriarty and James Neunzig, J.P. Gifford Market & Catering Company has a knowledgeable staff, dedicated to consistent and reliable customer service.

Like an old world market in Paris or Rome, a new world emporium in San Francisco or New York, you’ll discover a source of unique items and a great place to meet friends. Visitors to Litchfield County will find this gateway location, on Main Street in Kent, a welcoming place to stop.

Produce, meats and poultry are delivered daily. We buy locally grown products whenever possible. Deserts, muffins and breads are baked on the premises each day.

Stop by and taste why J.P. Gifford Market & Catering Company in Kent was named one of Travel + Leisure magazine’s 15 Amazing Small-Town Bakeries

From casual parties to large events, the catering company provides full-service event coordination and planning. Our dedicated staff will ensure the success of your one-of-a-kind event with attention to detail, personalized service and creative menus.

Printable version of the Market Menu

Good food, pure and simple, is the J. P. Gifford promise.

The Kent Market | 12 North Main Street | Kent, CT 06757 | 860 592 0200

Hours Monday to Thursday 7-3Friday to Saturday 7-5 | Sunday 7-3

Holiday Monday Hours May Be Shortenened



Vintage Kent

The town of Kent, Connecticut was sectioned in 1737 and settled about 1739. Located in the western corner of Litchfield County, Kent shares a the border with New York to the west,  New Milford to the south and Sharon to the north. The Housatonic River flows through the town. Bulls Bridge, one of two covered bridges open to vehicles in Connecticut, is located in Kent.