Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The Joy of Local

This time of year I look forward to the fresh local produce. Whether I go to a pick-your-own farm or check out a local farmer's market - the chance to not only support local farmers but also enjoy organically grown fruits and veggies is always a win/win.

We're fortunate to have a great number of markets to choose from and to help in your planning - here's a list of who's open and when.


Emmaus Farmers' Market
May 1-Nov 20
open 10am-2pm
KNBT parking lot, 235 Main Street, Emmaus

Saucon Valley Farmers' Market
May 1-Nov 20
open 9am-1pm
Water Street Park, Hellertown


Steelstacks Farmers' Market
May 10-Nov 8
open 3-7pm
645 E. First Street, Bethlehem


Plaza Growers' Market
May 28-Oct 26
open 11:30am-1:30pm
Hamilton Street (between 8th & 9th), Allentown


Bethlehem Farmers' Market
May 19-Oct 27
open 11am-3pm
Campus Square, Morton & New Streets, Southside Bethlehem

Macungie Farmers' Market
June 2-Oct 27
open 4-7pm
Macungie Memorial Park, Walnut Street Side, Macungie

Kutztown Main Street Growers' Market
June 2-Oct 27
open 3:30-7pm
357 W. Main Street, Kutztown


Bath Farmers' Market
May 20-Sept 30
Fridays 3-7pm
Keystone Park, Race & Green Streets, Bath


Boyertown Farmers' Market
June 4-Oct 29
open 10am-1pm
AND one Saturday per month Nov-May from 10-11:30am
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles Parking Lot, 100 S. Walnut Street, Boyertown

Easton Farmers' Market
May 7-Nov19
open 9a,-1pm
Centre Square, Easton

Lehigh Growers' Market
July 2-Oct 29
open 9am-2pm
Route 309 & Landis Lane, Coopersburg

Nazareth Square Farmers' Market
May 28-Oct 19
open 8am-12pm
Center Square, Nazareth