Farmers Markets in the 8th District

 

 

22nd & Tasker Farmers Market

22nd  & Tasker Streets | Wednesdays from 2 – 6 pm

 

Broad & Snyder Farmers Market

Broad Street  & Snyder Avenue | Tuesdays from 2 – 6 pm

 

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 | 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

6700 Essington Avenue | Open 10 am – 1 pm on weekdays, and Sunday 10 am – Monday at 1 pm.  Closed Saturdays.

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 pm  – 7 pm

farm51.wordpress.com

 

The Farm at Bartram’s Garden

On Lindbergh Blvd. at 54th St (at the entrance to the Gardens and to Bartram Village) | Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. 

Vegetables and fruits grown by the local teen-age farmers at The Farm (A great place to visit) 

www.bartramsgarden.org

 

58th Street at Chester Ave. (Down the street from Myers Rec. Center)

Wednesdays: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

(AccessCards accepted). A wide variety of fresh picked produce and Farm grown specialties.

 

Clark Park – Saturday Market

43rd Street between Chester and Woodland Ave’s | Saturdays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dozens of producers from nearby areas – hundreds of farm and garden products.

 

Clark Park – Thursday Market

43rd St. and Baltimore Ave. | Thursdays: 3:00 pm– 7:00 pm

Many different produce suppliers from the Saturday group.

 

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.