Farmers Markets Happening in Philly
Grab your reusable tote bags because we’re going shopping! It’s farmers market season in Philly and we can’t help but get excited to see all the great things happening in our community. From musical performances to family-friendly activities, each market is different and offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to stock up on all your weekly essentials or try something new, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite farmers markets that you need to check out.
Rittenhouse Farmers Market—18th & Walnut Streets
Every Saturday from 9am to 2pm and Tuesday from 10am to 2pm.
Shop from more than two dozen local farmers, bakers, artisans, and small businesses. The Rittenhouse Farmers Market has everything you need and then some. Not only is there a wide variety of produce and farm-fresh goods, every week there’s a new lineup of unique vendors. You can find items like fresh bagels, succulents, handmade pasta, fish, and more. One of our favorite vendors is Shellbark Hollow Goat Farm, they make a variety of goat cheese spreads that are delicious! Try the everything bagel and sun-dried tomato goat cheese spread—you’ll thank us later.
Fitler Square Farmers Market—23rd & Pine Streets
Every Saturday from 9am-2pm.
Fitler Square Farmers Market has been a staple in the community since 2003 and is open all year round (yes, even in the winter)! Shop hydroponics, Brazilian pastries and cake rolls, kombucha, plants, and more. Learn more about the market here.
Chestnut Hill Farmers Market—Germantown Ave & Winston Lane
Every Saturday from 9am-12pm.
The Chestnut Hill Farmers Market has a healthy mix of everything: veggies and produce, baked goods, cheese, pasta, and even alcoholic beverages. Grab dinner for the week and a four-pack of beer from Triple Bottom Brewing Company. Or, bring the dog and enjoy freshly made dog treats from Piggyback treats.
Look out for Taproot Farms, this family-owned and operated farm always brings a variety of fruits and vegetables to every farmers market. Enjoy fresh kale, broccoli, apples, potatoes and so much more.
View this week’s lineup of vendors here.
University Square Farmers Market—36th and Walnut Streets
Every Wednesday from 10am to 5pm.
To all of our Garden Court Plaza residents, this is the farmers market for you! Enjoy farm-fresh vegetables, artisanal bread and baked goods, plants and flowers, and so much more. Some vendors like Beechwood Orchards & Big Sky Bakery accept Penn Cash & Dining Dollars at this farmers market. Learn more about upcoming vendors here.
Fairmount Farmers Market—22nd Street & Fairmount Avenue
Every Thursday from 3pm to 7pm.
The Fairmount Farmers Market has a lineup of weekly vendors you can always expect to see. Stock up on cheese, veggies, coffee, baked goods, canned goods, and pasture-raised chicken. There’s also a rotating list of vendors that specialize in jams, wine, and more. Learn more about this farmers market here.
Clark Park Farmers Market—43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue
Every Saturday from 10am to 2pm.
The Clark Park Farmers Market is always jam-packed with a variety of small businesses and farmers. Established in 1998, this farmers market is one of the largest in the area with more than two dozen vendors available each week. Every week you can expect to see fruits and vegetables, fresh cider, handmade bread and pasta, baked goods, beef, chicken, eggs, and more.
If you’re looking to grow some vegetables at home or add a pop of color to your home, check out Living with Tarzan and Jane. This plant shop is a frequent vendor of the Clark Park Farmers Market and has a variety of indoor and outdoor plants.
View the rotating list of vendors here.
While some farmers markets offer the option of paying through Venmo and Paypal, many still operate with good ol’ fashioned cash. We recommend coming prepared and having both cash and electronic payments ready. Venture out this summer and discover a new market in town. Check out this guide with more than 50 farmers markets in Philly.