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NW Philadelphia Farm Markets Make Eating Local Easy

August 8, 2010
Fresh Food Grown In Philadelphia

Produce From Philadelphia's Farm

 

In NW Philadelphia, eating local is easy with a wealth of Farm Markets setting up around the neighborhoods. This year you can find a markets on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. The produce is fresh picked, comes to you ripe and ready to eat, and there are other tempting offerings as well including meats, flowers, baked goods, honey, preserves, and ice cream. 

Tuesday‘s you will find the Mt Airy Farm Market at LTS from 3 PM to 7 PM so you can stop on your way home and pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, flowers, as well as local honey, jams, jellies and preserves. 

Lutheran Theological Seminary Plaza /7301 Germantown Ave /Philadelphia, PA 19119 

Farmer’s from Central PA arrive on Wednesday’s at Cliveden Park – Johnson St, 2 pm to 6 pm. Select just harvested produce, flowers and pumpkins (in season).. You can also sample the baked goods – pies, cakes, and breads, as well as jams, jellies and preserves. 

Chew Ave and Johnson St /Philadelphia, PA 19119 

On Friday stop at  Wyck between 2 pm and 6 pm to get produce grown in their own garden. 

Germantown Ave and Walnut Lane /Philadelphia, PA 19144 

 Saturday morning head to Chestnut Hill by the Mermaid Inn from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm for ripe peaches and tomatoes, produce from local farms including the Weaver’s Way Farm at the Awbury Arboretum in Philadelphia, also local meats, goat cheeses and soaps. 

Winston Rd between Germantown Ave and Mermaid Ln /Philadelphia, PA 19118 

Saturday go to Grumblethorpe 10 am to 3 pm for produce from their garden, fresh sausage, and their home-made, freshly churned ice cream and water ice all using fresh fruits in season. 

5267 Germantown Ave /Philadelphia, PA 19144

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