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Every Saturday

May 5 - December 1

9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Central Park
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081

Here's what's happening at this week's market! 

Saturday September 15th

Stop by the market table to CAST YOUR VOTE for the American Farmland Trust's Farmers Market Celebration.  To vote here, use this link Swarthmore Farmers Market.

KIDS ACTIVITY:

Use it UP! Come make whatever you can imagine with our leftover craft materials! It's National Clean Up Day and we're going to art-it-up at the same time!!

ARTIST
Our featured artist is Heather Femine - A Heather Bag. Heather is back at the market with her gorgeous bags! When Heather sets out to create her bags, she gathers up her fabrics and spreads them out on a large surface and starts mixing and matching them. It all seems chaotic at first, but the blends quickly start making sense. She mostly uses reclaimed fabrics, fabric samples and remnants of discontinued fabrics


MUSICIANS:

9:30 - Art Miron - Art, on vocals and acoustic guitar, and his long-time bandmate, Millard Brown on electric guitar and harmony vocals, will present finely crafted and carefully chosen songs from the Americana Tradition (country, alternative country, singer-songwriter, folk and pop backgrounds).

11:30 - John Bickel - John, an extraordinary keyboardist and singer, and his band boast a unique blend of musical influences which all come together into a sonic jambalaya every time they hit the stage!


FOOD TRUCK:
The food truck is Obsidian Eats serving up vegan versions of comfort food classics.

COMMUNITY:

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.

Swarthmore Tree Committee Members will be on hand to discuss the Borough’s Street Tree program and to assist residents with the purchase of a discounted Street Tree.

Swarthmore Campus & Community Store selling Swarthmore gear.

HEADstrong Foundation

SPECIAL VENDOR NOTES:

Our bunch of bi-weekly, monthly, and occasional vendors: D'Emilio's Old World Ice Treats, Dressler Estate Hard Cider, Rafiki Taste of Africa, Saint Benjamin Brewing, Waffles for Tourettes, and Whiskey Hollow Maple Syrup.

FOOD ACCESS:

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. 

This will be our first market accepting the Swarthmore College ONE Card. 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.

Reminder that convenient parking is always available nearby on Myers Avenue and in the SEPTA lot (and no need to feed the meters on Saturday!)


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!


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The Swarthmore Farmers Market is brought to you by Swarthmore Town Center in partnership with Farm to City.