Farmers’ markets are a source of fresh, local and healthy fruits and vegetables in your neighborhood. Some markets also sell meat, eggs, dairy, breads and baked goods from the region’s farmers. Markets are typically open in a central neighborhood location, one day a week from June through October.
Click here for a complete list of farmers’ markets in Philadelphia. You can also find a farmers’ market in your neighborhood by calling 311.
Buying healthy and affordable food
Farmers’ markets in Philadelphia accept several food assistance vouchers such as the senior citizens’ and WIC mothers’ Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) vouchers, food stamp/SNAP cards and Philly Food Bucks – making farmers’ markets an affordable place to shop.
New farmers’ markets
Through support from Get Healthy Philly, four new farmers’ markets have opened in low-income communities:
Broad & Ritner Farmers’ Market
Broad and Ritner streets
Tuesday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Grays Ferry Farmers’ Market
Wharton Street, between 29th and Hollywood streets
Tuesday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Norris Square Farmers’ Market
W. Susquehanna Avenue and Howard Street
Thursday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Point Breeze Farmers’ Market
22nd and Tasker streets
Tuesday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
New farmers’ markets coming soon!
With support from Get Healthy Philly, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and The Food Trust will open six new farmers’ markets in Spring/Summer 2011. Look for new markets in Hunting Park, Olney, Frankford and North Philadelphia this season.
Check back for updates about new farmers’ markets and where you can get and spend your food assistance vouchers.