Sunday, 25 June 2017 17:47

Farm Markets & Vineyards

Written by  County Lines Magazine

Farm Markets

Bread on a rack at a farm market.You never know what you’ll find beyond the produce, meats, cheeses and baked goods. Discover your local farm market and find out!

Downingtown Farmers Market
Check website for events happening through the fall.
Kerr Park, 1 Park La. Sat, 9 to 1
GrowingRootsPartners.com

Eagleview Farmers Market
Aug. 10, special activities for the kids with vendors, farm animals, music, a visit from the Crafty Chef Academy and more. Also celebrating the work of the Chester County Food Bank and collecting donations.
Eagleview Town Ctr. Thurs, 3 to 7
GrowingRootsPartners.com

East Goshen Farmers Market
Through Oct. 12, live music, crafters, food trucks, kids’ fun, antique cars. Check website.
1580 Paoli Pk. Thurs, 3 to 7
EastGoshenFarmersMarket.org

Kennett Square Farmers Market
Through Nov., First Fri–live music, craft vendors; 2nd Fri–face painting, family fun. Sept. 29, Fermentation Festival. Mini festivals all summer.
100 block of E. State St. Fri, 3 to 7
HistoricKennettSquare.com

Lancaster Co. Farmers Market
Indoor farmers market.
389 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne. Wed & Fri, 8 to 6; Sat, 8 to 4
LancasterCountyFarmersMarket.com

Malvern Farmers Market
Check website for events happening through the fall.
Burke Park, Roberts Rd. & S. Warren AveSat, 9 to 1
GrowingRootsPartners.com

Oxford Village Market
July 11, yarn spinning; July 18, Aug. 15, candle dipping; July 25, bees; Aug. 1, storytime/craft; Aug. 8, weaving; Aug. 22, Chester Co. 4H.
3rd & Locust Sts. Tues, 1 to 5
DowntownOxfordPA.org

Pete’s Produce Farm
Indoor, open-air market.
1225 E. Street Rd., West Chester.
Mon–Sat, 9 to 6:30; Sun, holidays, 9 to 6
PetesProduceFarm.com

Phoenixville Farmers Market
Through Oct., live music, craft vendors, food trucks and kids play area.
200 Mill St., under Gay St. Bridge. Sat, 9 to 1
PhoenixvilleFarmersMarket.org

Pottstown Farmers Market
Through Oct., Almost Fridays—the last Thurs. of the month (in Aug., on the 24th), live music, guest chefs, beer garden and more.
200 block of High St. Thurs, 5 to 7:30
PottstownFarm.org

PRC Newtown Sq. Farmers Market
Mostardi Nursery parking lot
4033 West Chester Pk. Wed, 2 to 6
NewtownSquareFarmersMarket.com

SIW Farmers Market
4317 S. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Daily 7 to 6
SIW-Vegetables.blogspot.com

Swarthmore Farmers Market
Music, local artists and food trucks.
432 Dartmouth Ave. Sat, 9:30 to 1:30
FarmToCity.org

Thornbury Farm Market
1256 Thornbury Rd. Tues–Fri, 11 to 6, Sat, 9 to 5, Sun, 11 to 5
ThornburyFarmCSA.com

Thornton Farmers Market
330 Glen Mills Rd. Sat, 10 to 1
Facebook.com/ThorntonFarmersMarket

West Chester Growers Market
Monthly giveaways, nonprofit guests (rescues, scouts, conservancies), food collections.
Chestnut & Church Sts. Sat, 9 to 1
WestChesterGrowersMarket.com

Westtown Amish Market
Indoor farmers market.
1177 Wilmington Pk., West Chester. Thurs, 9 to 6; Fri, 9 to 8; Sat, 8 to 4
WestChesterAmishMarket.com

There are many farm and retail outlets, CSAs and specialty producers in our area. A Guide to Local Farm Products in Chester County is a great resource. Visit Chesco.org/AGDEV/FarmGuide.


EVENTS AT LOCAL VINEYARDS

Vineyard image.Local wineries offer so much more than tastings and tours. Enjoy music, take a yoga class, a course in wine making, or an art class—the possibilities are endless. We’d suggest making a weekend of it. Check websites for details.

PENNSYLVANIA

Black Walnut Winery
Tasting Room and Wine Bar
260 Bridge St., Phoenixville
610-857-5566; BlackWalnutWinery.com
Through Dec. 16, live music on Saturdays
July 20, Painting Under the Influence

Black Walnut Winery
Sadsburyville location:

3000 Lincoln Hwy.
Through Aug., Sunday Funday
Through Dec. 2, first Saturday of each month
Sip & Style craft workshop

Borderland Vineyard
332 Indiantown Rd., Landenberg
215-436-9154; BorderlandVineyard.com
July 8, Shucked Oyster Band
July 16, Summer Arts Festival
July 29, Bob Croce in concert
Aug. 5, Landenberg Day

Chaddsford Winery
632 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford
610-388-6221; Chaddsford.com
July 8–9, Aug. 5–6, Wine Slushie Weekend
Aug. 3–4, The Vintner’s Table wine pairing
Aug. 12–13, The Peach Festival
Aug. 19–20, Summer Food Truck Festival
Aug. 26–27, Mexican Fiesta Weekend

Galer Estate
700 Folly Hill Rd., Kennett Square
484-899-8013; GalerEstate.com
Through Aug., live music on Fri–Sat
July 2, Aug. 12, Sept. 2, enjoy Longwood
Gardens fireworks display from the deck
July 27, lecture on rosé winemaking with Virginia Mitchell

Kreutz Creek Vineyards
553 S. Guernsey Rd., West Grove
610-869-4412; KreutzCreekVineyards.com
July 1–Aug. 26, Evening concerts

Paradocx Vineyard
1833 Flint Hill Rd., Landenberg
610-255-5684; Paradocx.com
July 8, 22, 29, Aug. 12, 26, Sept. 9, 23,
Summer Concert Series

Penns Woods Winery
124 Beaver Valley Rd., Chadds Ford
610-459-0808; PennsWoodsEvents.com
July 1–2, Live music along with Red,
White and Blu (cheese) Pairings!
July 15, Painting in the Vineyard
July 19, 23, Aug. 11, 25, 27
Yoga in the Vineyard
Aug. 19, Cars, Vines and Wines–classic car show and wine festival

Stargazers Vineyard
1024 Wheatland Dr., Coatesville
610-486-0422; StargazersVineyard.com
Aug. 12, Rendezvous with Mason & Dixon
Multi course meal, music, wine

Va La Vineyard
8820 Gap Newport Pk., Avondale
610-268-2702; VaLaVineyards.com
July 1–2, Sept. 2–3, Live in the Vineyard

Wilson Vineyard Gallery
4374 Forge Rd., Nottingham
610-506-8439; WilsonVineyard.com
Local artists are featured monthly

MARYLAND

Broken Spoke Vineyard
942 Glebe Rd., Earleville
410-275-8455; BrokenSpokeWinery.com

Chateau Bu-De Winery & Vineyard
237 Bohemia Manor Farm La., Chesapeake City 410-885-2500; ChateauBuDe.com
Through Aug. 19, Summer Concert Series
July 19, 30, Yoga in the Vineyard
July 9, Sept. 6, Full Moon Nights

Crow Vineyard & Winery
12441 Vansant Corner Rd., Kennedyville
302-304-0551; CrowVineyardandWinery.com
July 8, Second Saturday Grill Night
July 16, Summer Brunch Series
Aug. 12, Annual Vineyard Walk
Sept. 10, CrowFest Farm & Vineyard Festival