Author: Farmers' Market Staff

Tributes:  Joe Judge 1928-2018
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Tributes: Joe Judge 1928-2018

A true friend to many and a devoted supporter of EFM — Joe Judge lived a full life as he and his wife, Pat, raised six children, but still had time to have a successful career in the US paper industry and support many local community organizations wherever the Judge family made their home.  I...

E-update June 2, 2018
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E-update June 2, 2018

Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they’ll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields… and eating the first of the strawberries with cream. Do you remember the taste of strawberries?”...

Decoration Day, Now Memorial Day
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Decoration Day, Now Memorial Day

Memorial Day –  known to some as “Decoration Day,” first honored the Civil War dead by decorating their graves with flowers. On the first Decoration Day in 1868, 5,000 participants helped to decorate the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers buried in Arlington National Cemetery. By the late 19th century, many communities...

E-Update May 26th
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E-Update May 26th

The sun has returned, the fields have dried and the flowers are rejoicing with gorgeous blooms. Come kick off your Memorial Day weekend with us at America’s oldest, continuous open-air market. Soak up some rays, enjoy some live music and treat yourself to all your favorite foods, and maybe a fresh bouquet too.  Planning on...

The Farmer is IN!
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The Farmer is IN!

Yes, you can … meet the farmer that grows or produces the food that you buy at EFM. Visit Salvaterra’s Gardens and meet farmers Jess and Matt Salvaterra.  Their farming roots go back to Matt’s grandfather who cultivated special varieties of produce and that love of working the soil and harvesting its bounty was inherited...

Down on the Farm
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Down on the Farm

Farmers are a hardy sort – no faint of heart enters this way of life as much of it depends on Mother Nature, and despite all of our modern technologies, no one tells Mother Nature what to do.  Case in point is this May, it began unseasonably warm to our delight and then the clouds...

Market e-Update – May 19th
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Market e-Update – May 19th

What’s happening at EFM this week? Okay, so maybe more rain wlll fall this Saturday, but nevertheless our farmers, bakers, and makers are pulling on their galoshes and making the trek to market this Saturday. We hope you’ll do the same. Grab your umbrella and your market bag and get your weekly fill of fresh and...

The Farmer is IN!
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The Farmer is IN!

Yes, you can … meet the farmer that grows or produces the food that you buy at EFM.  This week meet Farmer Tom of Blooming Glen Farm.  He will be at the Blooming Glen tent on May 12th bringing the early spring produce grown at the farm in Perkasie.  Blooming Glen Farm is a reflection...

Market E-Update – May 12th
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Market E-Update – May 12th

What’s happening at EFM this week?  We are celebrating Mother’s Day weekend, so bring your mom, grandmom, aunt, or friend and share the day with her… and fill a market bag with fresh local goodness. We’ve got gorgeous flowers and hanging baskets, and all the makings for a delicious Mother’s Day brunch or dinner.  Click...

Opening Day 2018
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Opening Day 2018

What a vibrant start to the 266th season of EFM!!  Seems a lot of locals come to the market on the first Saturday of May to celebrate — finally — the end of winter and the beginning of fresh and local for all!  Mayor Panto and State Senator Freeman were there to welcome the crowd...