Tired of your mundane weekly trips to the grocery store? Switch things up--and support local businesses--by checking out one of Philly’s many farmers’ markets!
Not only will you find the freshest produce and locally made foods, but it’s also a relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Some vendors even offer samples of their custom culinary creations, so we suggest you bring your appetite (and a reusable bag to haul everything home)!
Here’s a list of some of our favorite farmers’ markets in the city and ‘burbs, but feel free to tweet us yours on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @Phillyfunguide!
Now in its seventh season, the Pretzel Park Farmers' Market is open every Saturday afternoon through November 16, 2019. Shoppers will be able to choose from seasonal veggies, flowers and plants, meat & poultry, fresh eggs and even vintage clothing and jewelry.
WB Saul Agricultural High School - 7100 Henry Avenue
Tuesdays & Fridays, 12pm-7pm
A partnership between Weavers Way Co-Op and Saul High School, Henry Got Crops provides more than just veggies; the farm is managed by Saul students alongside their teachers and Weavers Way staff, teaching them both professional and agricultural skills. Get your local favorites, and be a part of a great program.
The Fairmount Farmers' Market is right across from historic Eastern State Penitentiary, and offers goats’ milk dairy products, fresh produce, fresh-baked pastries, artisanal breads and pop-up dessert shops. On 4th Thursdays, there’s also knife-sharpening service for all of you top chefs.
2nd Street and Lombard Street, Philadelphia, 19147
HeadHouse Farmers Market offers a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of South Street, allowing you to indulge in fresh fruits and vegetables from more than 50 rotating vendors, plus specialty wine and coffee sellers.
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