local farm markets & summer growing: podcast

This week’s podcast is chit chat about Local Farm Markets & Growing Your Own! We speak with Nan Reinert of Chubby Pickle Farms. She shares some tips for mid-summer edible garden growing. We’ll also share some of our favorite, local farmer’s markets. We always laugh lots when Nan visits. Listen in and learn!

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Catch my recent guest appearance on BCTV’s Greater Reading Public Eye. I share with Robin Costenbader-Jacobson some of my favorite local CSA’a and growers.

Online Map of Berks County Farm Stands and Farm Markets
List of Berks County CSA programs

Regional Farm Markets

Eastern Market, in city of Lancaster
Green Dragon, (year round, not locally grown, flea market)
Growing Roots Partnership, Malvern & Downingtown
Lancaster Central Market, Lancaster (year round, mostly locally grown)
Roots Market, Lancaster (year round, some locally grown)
Stoudt’s Wonderful Good Market, Adamstown (Thursday- Sunday)

My personal favorites for the Berks and Lancaster areas

Weaver’s Orchard (Orchard to Office program)
B&H Organic Produce (CSA & farm market)
Eckerton Hill Farm, Oley (CSA & farm market)
Kimberton CSA, Kimberton

Berks County Farms & CSA

Eckerton Hill Farm, Oley (CSA)
Frecon Farms , Boyertown
Goose Lane Egg Farm, Sinking Spring
Trout Run Acres, Oley Valley
Wholesome Dairy Farms, Douglassville

Lancaster / Chester / York County Farms & CSA

Blue Rock Farms, Lancaster
Crawford Organics, East Earl CSA
Goldfinch Farms CSA, Wrightsville (York)
Highlands Orchard, West Chester
Lancaster Farm Fresh, Lancaster CSA