Farmers Markets in the 8th District

 

Ridley Park Farmer’s Market Now Open

4pm to 7pm

Ridley Park Borough Hall
Ward and Cresswell Streets
Ridley Park, PA 19078

In front of Borough Hall every Thursday from 4-7pm. Fresh local produce, wine tasting, activities, through October.

 

Kingsessing Recreation Center

Earth Keeper’s Urban Farm Organic Vegetables Sales
51st & Kingsessing Avenue (next to library)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4:30 – 6:30 pm

 

Weekly Farmer’s Market

Myers Recreation Center,
58th St and Chester Ave:

Opened July 13, 2011 and will continue Wednesdays from 2- 6 pm. (part of Food Trust program).

Farmer’s Market at Myers accepts ACCESS Cards, WIC, Senior Farmers’ Market checks

 

Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market

Open 10 am – 1 pm on weekdays, and Sunday 10 am – Monday at 1 pm.  Closed Saturdays.

6700 Essington Ave

While catering to mostly commercial outlets, is open to the general public, who is willing to buy in case lots. great opportunity for neighbors to join together to get fruits and vegetables at the wholesale price. Individual consumers must pay vehicle entrance fee to enter facility, of $1.00 for a car, to $3 for pick-ups and SUVs.

 

Farm 51

51st St and Chester Ave

Thursdays:  4:30  – 7 pm

 

 

Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) & Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provide WIC recipients and eligible seniors with resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers’ markets in Pennsylvania.  The purpose of the FMNP and SFMNP is to increase the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables with low income seniors and WIC recipients, and to expand the awareness, use of and sales at farmer’s markets.

Eligible WIC recipients receive the FMNP during their quarterly WIC visit during the months of May – September.  Eligible seniors receive the SFMNP by going to a distribution site in their county. Distribution and redemption sites in the 8th Senatorial District include:

Senior Voucher Distribution Sites

Friendship Circle Senior Center
1515 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, Pa 19023
610-237-6222
Mondays, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Good Neighbor Senior Center
1085 Hook Road
Sharon Hill, Pa 19079
610-586-8170
Mondays, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Schoolhouse Senior Center
600 Swarthmore Avenue
Folsom, Pa 19033
610-237-8100
Fridays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Farmers Market Voucher Redemption Sites

Lansdowne Farmers Market
30 N. Lansdowne Ave.,
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Sat. 9am-1pm

Find more information, including eligibility requirements for seniors and a complete list of participating markets.