Category: Experience the Market

Happy Birthday EFM – 267 Years!
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Happy Birthday EFM – 267 Years!

Easton Farmers’ Market Rings In Its 267th Birthday with Free Cake! America’s oldest continuous open-air farmers’ market is throwing a birthday party so big we need two giant cakes just to feed our guests!  We won’t try to squeeze 250+ candles onto the cake, but we will serve up free slices at the EFM Info...

June Bee Jamboree
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June Bee Jamboree

Did you know that bees are hard-working partners who help to pollinate one third of the food we eat? According to the American Beekeeping Federation, bees support farmers by pollinating apples, pears, cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, blueberries, squash and melons.  Easton Farmers’ Market is celebrating that hard work – and the delicious results –...

Power of Produce Club
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Power of Produce Club

What is POP? The Power of Produce (POP) Club is a farmers market-based children’s program, that offers children the opportunity to learn about seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables through fun, educational activities. Our weekly activities range from cooking demonstrations to farmers market scavenger hunts, providing nutrition, food, agriculture, and exercise education. Participants are rewarded...

16th Annual Strawberry Day
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16th Annual Strawberry Day

Strawberry Day — EFM’s longest-running event — will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in Centre Square and will feature strawberry eats, treats and take home goodies.  Here are some strawberry treats and more info about this ‘berry’ special day at EFM. Freshly-picked berries from Phillips Farms or Comeback Orchards (organic)...

Winter Market Begins in January
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Winter Market Begins in January

The Holiday Market has ended, but the EFM Winter Market begins in January where you can find fresh and local for a healthy start to the new year.  Here is the vendor line up on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10 am to 12 noon in the Church Street parking lot behind the Easton...

Holiday Market – December 2018
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Holiday Market – December 2018

The holidays are here and EFM is definitely in the spiriti!!  Join us in the Circle on Saturdays in December before Christmas (1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd) from 9 am to 1 pm.  It is a festive location by the Peace Candle where you will find fresh and local foods, specialty prepared foods & beverages,...

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The Farmer is IN!!

FARMING FUNGI – Thanks to our good friend, Sophia Feller who recently shared the Winter 2016 issue of GROW, the magazine of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, we saw the cover story about EFM vendors Matt Sicher and Jesse Tobin of Primordia Mushroom Farm. Here is an excerpt from the article:  Matt Sicher and Jesse Tobin...

Can You Take the Heat?
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Can You Take the Heat?

The 2017 hot pepper competition at EFM was the longest in history — and we’ve been doing this for many years — but nothing was more competitive than the two remaining fire-eaters last year.  Eating through all of the chile peppers including the dreaded ‘Scorpions,’ these two fierce competitors even downed some gut-burning hot sauce...

Sunflower Glory!!
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Sunflower Glory!!

BE A SUNFLOWER — STAND TALL AND FOLLOW THE SUN!! Early September brings thoughts of chilly nights and colorful trees.  I can’t think of anyone in the Northeast who doesn’t look forward to fall and the beautiful weather it brings especially after enduring the hot summer heat.  But, until then, we enjoy the fruits of...

Tomato Day 2018
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Tomato Day 2018

It’s tomato time! Come celebrate summer’s shining star in all its glorious forms. Taste test your way through a table of farm-fresh heirlooms, savor their subtle nuances and chat with Penn State Master Gardener Sophia Feller about the many varieties of tomatoes grown in the Lehigh Valley. Watch Chef Ada Chandler as she demonstrates ‘How...

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