Farmers’ Market Season is Almost Here

carrotsMay is just a few days away, which means farmers market season in the Lehigh Valley is about to kick into high gear.

Farmers’ markets are physical manifestations of many of the ideals RenewLV works toward. (It’s part of the same reason we’re a fan of farm shares and CSAs, which we’ve discussed here before.)

We support farmers and farmland preservation. Farmers’ markets help keep farms in business.

We support food sustainability. Farmers’ markets give people access to healthy, locally grown food.

We support revitalizing our cities and core communities. Nearly all of the Lehigh Valley’s markets bring people into one of the three cities or into boroughs like Emmaus or Nazareth.

Here’s a list of all the markets you can visit this year. No matter where you live in the Lehigh Valley, there’s a market near you.

Bath Farmers Market — Keystone Park (Green and Race streets) in Bath, Fridays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., May 15 to Sept. 25.

Easton Farmers’ Market — Centre Square (Third and Northampton streets) in downtown Easton. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 2 to Nov. 21, and Wednesday evenings from May through September. Winter market December through April at 325 Northampton St.

Emmaus Farmers’ Market — 235 Main St., Emmaus. Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April through December. Winter market on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, January through March.

The Farmers Market at Campus Square — New and Morton streets in South Bethlehem. Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 7 to October 29.

Macungie Farmers Market — Macungie Memorial Park (50 S. Poplar St.) in Macungie. Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., May 14 to Oct. 29 (excluding Aug. 27)

Nazareth Farmers Market — Centre Square (Center Street) in Nazareth. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 2 through Oct. 31.

Rodale Organic Farmers Market at the Y — YMCA/YWCA, 425 S. 15th St., Allentown. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, June 6 through Oct. 31

Rodale Organic Farmers Market on 7th — St. Luke’s Evangelical Church, 417 N. Seventh St., Allentown. Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 13 through Oct. 31.

Saucon Valley Farmers Market — Hellertown Library, 409 Constitution Ave., Hellertown. Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 3 through Nov. 22.

Trexlertown Farmers Market — Valley Preferred Cycling Center, 1151 Mosser Rd., Breinigsville. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 9 through Thanksgiving.

For more information, be sure to check out this map created by The Morning Call.

Posted on April 29, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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