Tourists from all over the NE part of the US frequent Lancaster Co. on an annual basis ! One clear thing that differentiates Lancaster Co. from other parts of PA is our agricultural heritage ! Lauren does a great job of summarizing several of our Farmers Markets !!!
Here are some of the farmers markets in Lancaster County. We are lucky to live in such a fertile area and have a ton of fresh produce to buy locally. Most of these markets also offer meat, crafts, and baked goods.
2710 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505Indoor, air-conditioned Farmers Market featuring local vendors with a wide variety of homemade goodies. Fresh meats, cheese, fruits & vegetables, baked & canned goods, spices, and candy. Other stores on the premises: Bird-in-Hand Candle & Gifts, Farmers Market Gift Shop, Snyders Crafts, and Fashion Brand Linens & Lingerie.
Farmers Market open 8:30AM -5:30PM on the following schedule: Friday & Saturday, year round; Wednesday, April through November; Thursday: July through October.
Acceptance of credit cards and personal checks vary per vendor.Columbia Market
308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Columbia's Historic Market House is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9AM to 6PM. The market is located at the corner of Third and Locust Streets in Historic Downtown Columbia. The Columbia Market House is the oldest market house in Lancaster County; it blends both Federal and Greek Revival architectural styles.955 North State Street
Ephrata, PA 17522Featuring: Amish-made items, apparel, baked goods, books, candy, collectibles, crafts, fabrics, flowers, food items, Hex signs, Holiday, home furnishings, jewelry, music, quilts, shoes, sporting goods, and toys.
Open: Friday only 9 AM -9 PMCentral Market
23 North Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17608
This is America's oldest farmers' market building. Since the 1730's farmers have been bringing meats and vegetables to the site for sale to local residents. Many of today's standholders have been "on market" since the early 1900's.
We encourage you to come early and often for the locally grown foods, fresh baked desserts and breads, cheeses, meats, flowers, crafts and always friendly conversation. Fill your basket and your heart from our treasury of good things.
Central market is open year-round on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6AM to 4PM and on Saturdays 6AM to 2PM. Market is closed on holidays. In these cases market is held the day before the holiday.