Thursday, December 16, 2010

Lehigh Valley Farmers Markets... in winter!

Just a quick note, because I adore Perk on Main (332 Main St., Emmaus) and am longing for spring weather.

I read today that the Emmaus coffee shop will host some of the farmers you know and love from the Emmaus Farmers Market.

Join us between 11 and 12:30 this Sunday, December 19, to pick up items from
several of the farmers. Sign up for the market newsletter to get more info on
who will be there and how to pre-order from some of the farmers.

The indoor Allentown Farmers Market (1825 W. Chew St., Allentown) is open every Thursday through Saturday year-round, and has special hours during the week before Christmas: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, through Thursday, December 23, and Friday, December 24.

The Lehigh Valley Food Co-Op (also based in Emmaus, but with pick-up sites throughout the Lehigh Valley) continues to operate its "virtual farmers market" through the winter. Here's a list of what they've got right now. You can also select organic produce in your PJ's and pick it up on your porch by placing an order with Pure Sprouts. In the month of December, Pure Sprouts offers Apples, Beets, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Hothouse Lettuce and Tomatoes, Parsnips, Potatoes, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes, Turnips, and Winter Squash.


  1. Anonymous12/19/2010

    Great info! Thanks for sharing this! Local and organic food is so important.

    If you haven't read Maria Rodale's new book, Organic Manifesto, you should ask Santa to bring you a copy for Christmas. A real eye opener!

  2. Thanks so much! I saw Maria speak at Lehigh earlier this year and picked up a copy. Agree - an eye opener for sure, and candidly written.