Category: Market News

Tomatillos and Tastings, Macarons and Melons!
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Tomatillos and Tastings, Macarons and Melons!

Did you know that for every dollar you spend at a grocery store, only 25 cents goes back into the local economy? Compare that to a farmers’ market – for every dollar you spend here, 62 cents stays local, and 99 cents stay within your state. Multiply that by the ever-growing number of farmers’ market...

Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Corn and Peach Pie!
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Heirloom Tomatoes, Sweet Corn and Peach Pie!

We’ve got it all! (seriously, we really do) It’s PRIME TIME! Prime Time summertime eating that is. Heirloom tomatoes are here, sweet corn is here, peaches are here. Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, cantaloupe, plums, peppers, eggplants, green beans, Yukon Gold potatoes, Walla Walla onions, cukes and crazy Sicilian Cucuzzi squash (as shown above). You can get...

Pie, Peaches, Pottery and Pupsicles!
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Pie, Peaches, Pottery and Pupsicles!

It’s no secret that rising food prices are taking a big bite out of many people’s budgets. The Easton Farmers’ Market and our West Ward Market believe that fresh, local food should be accessible to all.   Both markets accept SNAP benefits and double all SNAP purchases up to $10 with Lehigh Valley Fresh Food...

Sweet Corn, Peaches, and Free Birthday Cake!
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Sweet Corn, Peaches, and Free Birthday Cake!

It’s hard to believe that our storied heritage dates back to 1752. The Easton Farmers’ Market has endured world wars, depressions, recessions and pandemics. And thanks to you, we continue to grow – this year launching the new West Ward Market, on Wednesdays. Join us tomorrow as we celebrate our 270th birthday with cake, song, proclamations and...

Sour Cherries, Burgers and Bubble Waffle Sundaes
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Sour Cherries, Burgers and Bubble Waffle Sundaes

WFMZ- Channel 69 recently reported that the Greater Lehigh Valley ranked 4th in the country for supporting local farms and food! And 2nd only to California in direct to consumer farm sales. Thank YOU for supporting the Easton Farmers’ Market, the West Ward Market, and all the wonderful farmers’ markets in the Valley. Click HERE...

Blueberries, Honey Pie and Craft Cocktails
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Blueberries, Honey Pie and Craft Cocktails

BEE HAPPY!   It’s National Pollinator Week and we’re celebrating the most vital player in our food system, the bee! Our EFM farms provide nectar and pollen, and safe haven for bees. And many of our farmers keep hives on site. But there’s no question that bees are in danger. There are three things you can do...

Juneteenth and Father’s Day
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Juneteenth and Father’s Day

There’s a lot to celebrate this weekend. Starting with commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. and championing the ongoing struggle for equity and justice. Recognizing Juneteenth is an important step in our growth as a country. Our hope is that Juneteenth is a unifier and a conversation starter. A way for us all to...

There’s No Produce Like Local Produce!
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There’s No Produce Like Local Produce!

We know we’re preaching to the choir here. You already know that local farmers’ markets and farm stands are THE best place to source the freshest, most flavorful and likely the biggest (have you seen those heads of lettuce lately?) fruits and veggies. But sadly not everyone knows this. Read the complete e-update HERE

Fresh Food & Fast Bikes
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Fresh Food & Fast Bikes

Fresh fruit and veggies aren’t the only thing coming our way on Saturday. The Easton Twilight Criterium, presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network is bringing some of the fastest cyclists in the world to the streets of downtown Easton on Saturday evening! And since the race requires some road closures, and Larry Holmes Drive serves...