Whether you’re starting to live a healthier lifestyle or simply want to support local businesses, checking out farmers markets near Allentown, PA is a great way to experience new foods and products or just to spend time with family and friends in the community. Try something new at any one of these markets today!
Allentown Fairgrounds Farmers Market
Open Thursdays through Saturdays, the Allentown Fairgrounds Farmers Market is located at 17th and Chew streets. This is a fully-stocked market with meats, poultry, deli items, bakery goods, gourmet items, seafood, candy, snacks, flowers, restaurants and more. Do all of your weekly shopping at one place and patronize local vendors. Visit them online for more information.
Emmaus Farmers’ Market
Come out for the Emmaus Farmers’ Market in the National Penn Bank parking lot on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Their regular market is open April-December and their winter market is open on second and fourth Sundays, January-March. For upcoming events and more information, visit them online here.
Boscov’s Fairgrounds Farmers Market
Another huge market providing all your grocery needs! Open regular business hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday weekly at Fairgrounds Square Mall in Reading. Learn more about their quality meats, produce, seafood, bakery items, specialty foods, wines, coffees, teas and other treats by visiting them online here.
Macungie Farmers’ Market
Stroll through Macungie Memorial Park – on 50 North Poplar Street, along the Walnut Street side – and shop locally grown produce and other products from the surrounding communities. This producer/grower market is dedicated to engaging and educating the community about healthy and sustainable food and products. Visit them online for more details and to learn more about vendors.
Easton Farmers’ Market
This award-winning market gets set up in Centre Square in Easton every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from May to December. To learn more about programs, vendors and events, visit the market online here.
Bethlehem Farmers’ Market
Located in Farrington Square at Lehigh University, the Bethlehem Farmers’ Market offers plenty of fresh produce, natural products, homemade and crafted products, bakery items and more. Open Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 5-October 27, 2016. Check out their links on this page for more information.
Trexlertown Farmers’ Market
Located in the Bob Rodale Cycling and Fitness Park, this “family friendly” market features growers all within 30 miles of the market. Open every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., until Thanksgiving! Learn more by visiting them online here.
Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market
Open for the season since May 1, 2016. Visit the Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market on Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Water Street Park at the Saucon Rail Trail in Hellertown, PA. Feel good about purchasing locally, feed your family nutritious food and become a meaningful part of your community. Learn more about them online.
These are just a few of the tasty options for farmers markets in our area – where are some of your favorite places to shop locally? Tell us about it in the comments below!