Headhouse Farmers’ Market to open May 4th

April 17, 2008

The Food Trust will reopen its popular Headhouse Farmers’ Market two months early, on Sunday May 4th, this year. Located at Second and Lombard Streets, the Market will be open Sundays from 10am to 2pm and will feature 22 vendors (up to 30 by this summer) from local farms selling fruits, vegetables, crafts, and prepared goods.

Weavers Way Produce“The market was so successful last year, we decided to open two months earlier this year,” said market manager Katy Wich. “We were thrilled to see how many customers enjoyed the market last year, and are excited to offer shoppers the opportunity to visit the market again.”

This will be the Headhouse Farmers’ Market’s second year in operation.

This year, you’ll find previous market favorites, such as Griggstown Quail Farm’s chicken pot pies from Princeton NJ, Patches of Star Dairy’s feta cheese from Nazareth, PA, and North Star Orchards famous Asian Pears from Coatesville, PA.

The Market will also feature new products, like African greens from Yoder Heirlooms in Lititz, PA, artisan game sausage and salami from Talula’s Table in Kennett Square, PA, and fresh milk from Birchrun Hills Farm in Birchrunville, PA.

As part of the opening day festivities, Hoots and Hellmouth, a Philadelphia-based band, will be performing at the market.

The Food Trust, a non-profit organization working to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food, operates 29 markets–including affiliated markets in surrounding suburban communities that will be opening throughout May and June.

Two of the Food Trust’s markets have been open all winter:

  • Clark Park Farmers’ Market, 43rd St. & Baltimore Ave. is open Saturdays 10am-2pm
  • Fitler Square Farmers’ Market, 23rd St. & Pine St. is open Saturdays 10am-2pm

Find out more at www.headhousemarket.org or www.thefoodtrust.org.


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