Events

 


May 2021

Opening Day Saturday, May 1st

Join us on the riverfront at Scott Park for the opening day of America’s Oldest Open-Air Market. Come feed your soul and and celebrate the return of farmers’ market season. We’ll be welcoming over 40 farmers, bakers and maker, and we can’t wait to see you!


 

 

Barnyard Day – Saturday, May 22nd 

Come meet our barnyard friends… an alpaca, bunnies, chickens, sheep, and goats – including the famous “Hammy” from The Bubbly Goat! Kids can take part in a history scavenger hunt that starts at the market (at the Sigal Museum tent), and enjoy live music with Dave Fry too.


 

June 2021

Strawberry Day – Saturday, June 5th

Join us for a super sweet Saturday featuring fresh-picked strawberries at Phillips Farms and Cabbage Throw Farm. Plus live music with Piper’s Request, and lots of berry-licious vendor specials including scratch made Strawberry Shortcake at K&S Grille, ice cream at Owowcow, sweets galore at Zekraft, Pie+Tart, Tomblers Bakery and The Flour Shop, plus kids activities and more!
 


 

Honey Bee Day – Saturday, June 26th

All hail the honey bee – the most vital player in our food system! Come celebrate national pollinators week with us and learn about bees, bee keeping and the amazing power of honey from Pocono Apiaries. 
 
9:30 am – ‘Bee Keeping Basics’ presentation on stage (Jeremy White, Monroe Bee Keeping Council)
*All day – Honey tasting and demo hive, and beeswax candle rolling for kids at Pocono Apiaries. Plus giveaways, and a prize drawing to win a private, guided tour of Pocono Apiaries!*
Visit our vendors for lots of delicious honey treats, enjoy live music with Liliana Cunha.
10:30 am – Honey Bee Tea Party & Storytime for Kids ($5/child)
11:15 am – Honey Bee Parade (dress up your kids and your pups) and buzz along the riverfront with us!
 

 

July 2021

EFM Birthday – Celebrating 269 Years –  Saturday, July 10th

Even before the American Revolutionary War, there was the Easton Farmers’ Market established in 1752 in downtown Easton. EFM has endured, world wars, the great depressions, and the Covid-19 pandemic, but has always been there to serve its customers.  This  year America’s oldest, continuous open-air market will celebrate another milestone – its 269th year of offering fresh and local foods grown and prepared for you by our farmers and makers.  A proud tradition continues…


 

Zucchini 500 – Saturday, July 24th

The Valley’s hottest veggie race returns! Get ready to squash the competition in this fun and zany race. Entry fee $8 – includes your choice of zucchini, wheels & axles, commemorative racing necklace, and access to carving tools and accessories with expert assistance from the Zuke 500 Pit Crew. Carving from 9 am – 10:45 am. Race begins at 11:00 am. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest car in each category: Sports Car, Mid-Size and Monster Truck. Cars may be pre-carved but wheels must be attached directly to zucchini. Chassis or platforms of any sort are strictly prohibited.   Don’t forget to visit the Zucchini 500 photo station where you can snap a pic of your friends or family in a zucchini car!


August 2021

Peach Day – Saturday, August 7th

Savor the sweetness of plump, juicy peaches – whether you eat them straight up or in a pie or tart, you can’t beat that  fuzzy peach goodness.  Peach pies at Tomblers, Peach tarts at Pie + Tart, peachy pastries at Flour Shop Bakery, fresh peaches at Scholl Orchards and Phillips Farms, and refreshing peach smoothies at Terra cafe.  And don’t miss the donut peaches – summer sweetness you can’t beat! 


 

September 2021

Sunflower Day – Saturday, September 4th

A symbol of joy, the sunflower also happens to be EFM’s signature flower. Bright happy sunflowers abound in September and the market is loaded with multiple varieties – all of them sure to bring a smile to your face.  On sunflower day it’s all about FLOWER POWER – come treat yourself! 


 

Chile Pepper Day – Saturday, September 18th

Chile Pepper Day at EFM is HOT-HOT-HOT!  Peppers are in their prime in mid-September and there are an amazing number of sweet and hot varieties available from EFM vendors.  Shop for peppers, hot sauce and salsa, and don’t miss the highlight of the day – our 12th annual Chile Pepper Eating Contest! 


 

October 2021

 

Apple Jam – Saturday, October 9th

This day is awesome to the core! Experience apple season in the Northeast with more than 50 varieties of apples, including many unique heirloom varieties. Indulge in apple pie, apple crisp, hot apple fritters (at K&S Grille) and plenty of fresh pressed cider.  


 

 

December 2021 

Farm Photos with Santa – Saturday, December 4th

Climb aboard a tractor, and get a photo with jolly old St. Nick!