About Us


Benedict’s Home & Garden is a family owned business that has been serving Monroe and the surrounding area for more than 50 years. Started by Ralph Benedict as a feed and grain store run out of the family home, it has become a full lawn and garden, farm and pet center run by Ralph’s grandson Bruce Benedict.

Some History

Ralph Benedict

Ralph Benedict (Right) and Sam Partridge

William Benedict

Bruce's Father, William Benedict

Our Role

Benedict's is not just a feed store, but a place to come and learn. Throughout the year, Benedict's prides itself in hosting free seminars to educate customers and its employees on topics such as Wild Bird, Poultry, Fertilizers, and more. We are also a member of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA).

NOFA Conference

Benedict's Stand at CT NOFA Conference 2017

Chicken Whisperer

Bruce Benedict (right) standing next to the Chicken Whisperer, a well known author and National Spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Bio-Security for Birds Program.

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