Thank you to our over 2400 votes that landed the Swarthmore Farmers Market #1 in PA and #2 in the USA in the American Farmland Trust’s Farmers Market Celebration.
Thank you to our voters, visitors, vendors and countless cheerleaders who helped us get this acclaimed title.
We will continue to focus on Farmers, provide healthy food for all, be a pillar in the community and continue work to be a Champion of the Environment because YOU inspire us to be #1 in our community every week.
May 5 - December 1
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081
Here's what's happening at this week's market!
Saturday September 22nd
CAST YOUR VOTE for the American Farmland Trust's Farmers Market Celebration. Our market is so close to becoming America’s favorite, so vote today! To vote, use this link Swarthmore Farmers Market. Voting ends Friday September 21st at midnight.
Wallingford Community Arts Center Fine Arts & Crafts Festival takes over Park Avenue 10AM-5PM. The Festival will feature over 50 artists, artist demos, art raffle, kids activities and live music.
Visit the Kids activity table at the Fine Arts and Craft Festival
Over 50 exhibiting artists at the Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
Live Music Check out the line up in the Amphitheater provided by the Wallingford Community Arts Center. http://fineartsandcraftsfestival.org/schedule/
The food truck is market favorite, Bonjour Creperie, with their delicious and authentic crepes.
Swarthmore Historical Society will be providing info and selling tickets for its biannual house tour on Sunday, September 23 from 12:30-5:30 pm.
The Pilates Connexion
The Lions Club
SPECIAL VENDOR NOTES:
Our bi-weekly, monthly, and occasional vendors: Holy Myrrh-Bearers Church Pierogies, Market Day Canele, Nether Providence Soaps, Paradocx Vineyards, Pour Richard's Coffee, Summer J. Artisan Ice Pops, Trotter Hill Alpaca, and Waffles for Tourettes.
The market is proud to accept SNAP (EBT/ACCESS) payments, along with Food Bucks, an amazing program from The Food Trust that allows SNAP customers to get $2 in Food Bucks to spend on fruits and vegetables for every $5 in SNAP purchases.
The next date for the Swarthmore College ONE Card is October 6th. Students can stop by the market table for info!
We are also delighted to accept WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) vouchers, which provide WIC recipients and low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers in Pennsylvania.
A reminder that the most convenient and free parking for the market is available on Myers Avenue (behind the Swarthmore Co-op along the train tracks) and in the SEPTA lot.
A Video About the Market (lovingly produced by Beautiful Social from St. Joseph's University)
As said by a Swarthmore Farmers Market guest, "Tom (Monari) and Sara (Williams) were awesome, and so were the children who danced to their music!".
We love having live music at every market. Come visit us and see all that we have to offer!
Newsletter and Social Media
Click on the newsletter signup button (at the very bottom of this page) to get weekly information during the market season on what is fresh, new, and delicious at the Farmers Market! We promise to make it interesting and no more often than once a week, except for an occasional special communication. The 2018 market goes from early May through early December, during which time you will be getting those weekly missives.
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