Category: Market News

Labor Day Eats and Funky Ferments Fest
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Labor Day Eats and Funky Ferments Fest

Kick off your Labor Day weekend with us! Our farmers, bakers and makers have everything you need for a fabulous locally grown cookout – from burgers, sweet corn and peaches, to pies and pickles. And in case you haven’t heard, we’re getting FUNKY this weekend and celebrating fermentation, along with some of the lesser spotlighted...

Sunflowers, Tacos and Watermelon Mojitos!
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Sunflowers, Tacos and Watermelon Mojitos!

Saturday Smiles We’re all smiles after receiving some much needed rain earlier this week. There’s a noticeable change in the flow of the Delaware and Lehigh rivers, and the Scott Park grass looks a little greener. Even the squirrels seem to have a spring in their step. But nobody is as happy as our farmers....

Gouda, Grapes and Summer Grillers!
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Gouda, Grapes and Summer Grillers!

We’ve hit that magical moment when the summer and fall harvests intersect. So this week you’ll find sweet corn, tomatoes, and peaches alongside Honeycrisp apples and gorgeous grapes. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow, and don’t forget that VegFest will be in full swing, just down the block at Riverside Park (from 11am-5pm).  Read...

Dragon Bread, Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream and Chimichurri Chops
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Dragon Bread, Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream and Chimichurri Chops

Fun market stat: farmers’ market shoppers have 15-20 social interactions in a single market visit. Compare this to 1-2 at the grocery store, and it’s easy to see why farmers’ markets are essential in fostering community connections. So come connect with us tomorrow – the weather is gonna be AMAZING!!!! Read the complete e-update HERE

Sink Peaches, Shishitos and So Many Surprises
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Sink Peaches, Shishitos and So Many Surprises

“Imagine the quintessential peach. It bears a bit of a blush, with a sunny yellow background. It’s symmetrical, about the size of a baseball, with a sweet smell. It yields to the gentle press of your thumb. When you find such a specimen, there’s only one thing you must do: Eat it immediately. And there’s...

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...