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10 Farmers Markets to Visit Around the Main Line

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Come check out the fresh produce and handmade products that these farmers markets have to offer Main Line residents.

From locally grown produce and fresh meats and cheeses to live music and unique home goods, farmers markets have something for everyone. These 10 markets around the Main Line offer fresh goods from high quality vendors in the area. Many of the markets aim to be producer-based so that only products made by the producer can be sold. This supports the local agrarian and entrepreneurial economies, while supporting the environment as well. Come eat fresh and buy local at these Main Line markets!

Ardmore Farmers Market

This Suburban Square market gem is located right next to Trader Joe’s and is open year-round due to its indoor venue. The Ardmore Farmers Market has something for everyone, whether it be a quick stop at lunchtime or prepping for your next dinner party. Find DiBruno Bros’ selection of gourmet cheeses, fresh pastas and prepared foods among the many other amazing vendors at this farmers market. During the week, the market is open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. On Saturdays, it’s open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and, on Sundays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come see for yourself all that this indoor market has to offer the Main Line.

120 Coulter Ave, Ardmore

Booths Corner Farmers Market

For over 50 years, the Amish and other local merchants have traveled to Booths Corner Farmers Market to sell their homemade and hand-picked products. With a wide variety of products including jewelry, comic books, flags, crafts items and fresh produce, Booths Corner has something for people of all ages. The market hours are 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. With over 25 different places offering a wide variety of food for customers to enjoy, no visitor will leave Booths Corner hungry.

1362 Naamans Creek Road, Garnet Valley

The Bryn Mawr Farmers Market

Come shop for fresh produce at the Bryn Mawr Farmers Market, open every Saturday rain or shine. Conveniently located near the Bryn Mawr Train Station, the stalls are set up outdoors in covered tents, making it a true farmers market experience. While vendors are subject to change seasonally, some of the selections include Birchrun Hills Farm, Deer Creek Malthouse, Philly Fair Trade Roaster, Pleasant Corner Produce, Wild Flour Bakery and Local 130 Seafood, among many other Main Line favorites. From April to December, the market is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. From January to March, the market is open from 10 a.m. to noon on the first, third and fifth Saturdays of the month.

Bryn Mawr Municipal Lot, 7 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr

The Downingtown Farmers Market

Looking for somewhere to find authentic Mexican food, organic olive oils and gluten-free baked goods all in one place? The Downingtown Farmers Market is the spot for you! This market, open every Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. from May to December, has a great variety of vendors to visit. Among these are Gauker Farms, Heart Stone Pastry, Deerfoot Winery and JVB Brothers Co. Come out and see all that the Downingtown Farmers Market has to offer.

Kerr Park,1 Park Lane, Downingtown

East Goshen Farmers Market

With a simple mission of providing good food made by neighbors, for neighbors, this seasonal market provides fresh, locally grown produce and handcrafted products to customers. East Goshen Farmers Market is open every Thursday in May through October from 3-7 p.m. in East Goshen Park. In addition to the traditional market, on the first Thursday of each month, it hosts a food truck and craft vendors day. It is the perfect place to pick up fresh produce and sample different cuisines.

1661 Paoli Pike, West Chester

Lancaster County Farmers Market

Lancaster County Farmers Market has been serving the Main Line with fresh, unique products from Lancaster County and beyond for more than 80 years. This market hosts an array of vendors with various wares, from meats and cheeses to flowers and home goods. Keep an eye out for Blue Rooster Gifts, Country Twist, Good Harvest Farms, Mainline Marketplace, and many other vendors. Lancaster County Farmers Market is open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine.

389 Lancaster Ave, Wayne 

The Market at the Fareway in Chestnut Hill

Previously known as Chestnut Hill Farmers Market, this market offers a unique shopping experience, as it combines the charms of a country store with the sophistication of the Chestnut Hill lifestyle. The Market at the Fareway has offerings from over 15 different vendors and specializes in fresh, socially responsible local foods from high quality artisans. The market offers indoor and outdoor seating, including heated seating in the beer garden. Patrons can find a range of products including locally roasted coffee, made-from-scratch baked goods and chocolate and hand-cut and made-to-order deli sandwiches, among many other items. On Wednesday and Sunday, hours of the market may vary by vendor, but Thursday through Saturday the market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

8221 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia (behind the Chestnut Hill Hotel)

The Media Farmers Market

The Media Farmers Market brings area farmers, residents and businesses together in support of the “Eat Fresh, Buy Local” movement. All products are raised, grown or handmade by the vendors, providing shoppers with the freshest produce straight from their neighborhood farmers. This market is open every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May through November. On the first and third Sunday of the month in December through April, the market is open from 10 a.m. to noon.

N Edgemont St, Media 

Oakmont Farmers Market

Oakmont Farmers Market is a producers-only market that features locally grown and made food every Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. in May to December. There are select dates and times that the market is open during the winter months as well. At the Oakmont Farmers Market, visitors can find unique foods and goods like bison meat and wool from Backyard Bison, wine from Blue Mountain Winery, honeys and jams from Fruitwood Orchards and much more. Come visit Oakmont to buy fresh and eat local!

Grace Chapel Parking Lot, 1 W. Eagle Road, Havertown

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