Professional Knife Sharpening

Sharpening the knife to cut the beef steakGet your knives sharpened for your holiday feast at Walter Stewart’s Market. Sharpening is provided by Elizabeth Colwell of The Wire Whisk.

  • How it Works:
    • Drop off your knives at the Walter Stewart’s Market (by 10am to ensure you get them back the text day)
    • Fill out the sharpening form attached in this email.  Forms are also available at the store’s service desk.
    • Knives will be ready the following day and you will be notified by email
    • Payment required when dropping off your knives by cash or check payable to “Elizabeth Colwell”   Cost $5 per knife any size  (Please note below the new pricing structure on December 1st)

Daily knife sharpening November 7th – 22nd at Walter Stewart’s Market

Thanksgiving Sharpening Schedule:

  • Monday Nov 7th to Tuesday Nov 22nd:  Drop off your knives at the service desk by 10am, they will be sharpened and ready for pickup the following day.
  • Tuesday Nov 22nd: Will be the last pickup before Thanksgiving.  Drop off knives by 10am and they will be ready by 10am the following day.
  • Tuesday Nov 29th: Back to our normal weekly sharpening schedule. Tuesday and Thursday pickup at 10am with a 24hr turnaround time.

Halloween Block Party – Sunday October 30th, Noon – 2pm on Elm street!

A family friendly New Canaan Tradition! This year’s event will be held on Sunday October 30th from Noon – 2:00 pm on Elm Street. Come for the trick or treating and stay for the music, courtesy of New Canaan’s own School of Rock! Also performing will be the cast of NCHS’ Theater’s Tuck Everlasting! Goody bags for our first 500 young guests! Come show off your costumes! The event is generously sponsored by of friends at Walter Stewarts Market!


1st of the Season Local Apples!

This just in at WSM: Fresh First of the Season Local CT Apples: Honeycrisp, Paula Red, and Ginger Gold fresh from Blue Hill Orchards! With more varieties arriving every day . . .

WSM Local Summer Bounty

There are so many reasons to celebrate summer in CT! First of the season local CT produce available at WSM:
* Local CT Bi-Color Corn on the Cob
* Local CT Beans – Italian Flat, Yellow Waxed, String
* Local CT Squash/Zucchini – Yellow, Green, Gold Bar
* Local CT Cucumbers – Kirby & Super Select
* Local CT Basil
* Local CT Eggplant
* Local CT Tomatoes (Beefsteak, Plum, Cherries)
* Local CT Green Peppers
With more varieties coming soon! Shop Local, Shop Stewart’s! Shop Local, Shop Stewart’s!

Walter Stewart’s Rings in the Holidays with “Peter’s Stocking” and “Donation Days”

Congratulations to Peter’s Stocking winner James Smeed, age 7, pictured with his dad James, and Bennett and Doug of WSM

Congratulations to the 43rd winner of the toys in Peter’s Stocking, seven-year-old James Smeed!
The memory of Peter Lewis lives on with his favorite holiday tradition – Peter’s Stocking. Walter Stewart’s also donated toys purchased from New Canaan Toy Store to the Toys for Tots drive. 

Our T-Bill shoppers were also invited to donate their balances to their favorite local non-profits during our annual holiday donations days drive. Together we raised $2430.81 for participating local organizations, including ABC House, NC Food Pantry, and Strays and Others. Customers who would like to participate in the T-Bill Donation Days program may obtain a courtesy card from the store’s customer service staff or sign up online.

Meals on Wheels Holiday Shopping Event Results

Giving thanks and giving back to our community! Thank you to everyone that shopped our annual Meals on Wheels Shopping Event Wednesday! Thanks to your patronage Stewart’s Wine & Spirits donated $1162 to this excellent New Canaan organization that provides meals to homebound residents of New Canaan.