Fresh From the Farm
Greater Reading is home to a variety of farmer’s markets
By Alicia Ahakinian, Community Development Initiatives Team Intern, GRCA
FAIRGROUNDS FARMER’S MARKET
Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market is home to 65 family owned and operated stands selling farm-fresh produce, meats, poultry and seafood. In addition, it offers ready-to-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don’t skip the collection of antique and jewelry stands. It’s a great place to get a taste of what Berks
County is all about.
🏠 2934 N 5th Street Hwy., Reading
KIRBYVILLE FARM MARKET
Located near Kutztown along Rte 222, the market is committed to providing both locals and visitors the very best in market fare varieties. Options include locally grown seasonal produce, fresh home baked goods, locally sourced cheese & dairy items, full service deli with made-to-order sandwiches, gourmet ice cream, and an extensive line of PA Dutch styled selections.
🏠 14030 Kutztown Road, Fleetwood
PA DUTCH FARMER’S MARKET OF WYOMISSING PA
Dutch Farmer’s Market of Wyomissing offers farmfresh salads and desserts, hand-crafted from locally grown vegetables and fruits. Choose from fresh poultry, top choice and prime beef, pork, veal, sausage and lamb. Drinks include
fresh-squeezed juices and drinks, fresh-brewed gourmet coffees and teas. While you are there grab some homemade
chocolates, old-fashioned candies and soft pretzels.
🏠 845 Woodland Road, Wyomissing
WAY-HAR FARM MARKET
Way-Har Farm Market is a third-generation, family-owned country store. It is a retail dairy store selling milk from its farmraised cows in Bernville, PA. The Lesher Family processes and packages farm-fresh milk on the store premises and supplying it to customers. The store houses a fresh bakery, deli, homemade ice cream bar, freshly made pie, and more with local craftsman’s wares available for purchase.
🏠 7701 Bernville Road, Bernville wayharfarms
WEST READING FARMERS MARKET
This seasonal, outdoor market calls West Reading home on the 500 block of Penn Avenue from May through December. The market features a wide variety of local produce, baked goods, dairy products and even wine options.
🏠500 Block Penn Avenue, West Reading