Folks who work, study or live in the area near 30th Street Station will soon have a convenient opportunity to buy fresh produce and healthy foods from local farmers. The Porch, a public space that opened near the station last fall, will have its own Farmer’s Market every Wednesday, beginning May 16. The market will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Here’s a list of participating vendors:
Brulee Bakery serves bread, brownies, gluten-free treats, quiches, muffins and scones.
Frecon Farms sells fresh fruit, fruit butter, cider and cut flowers.
A fresh approach to hummus infused with natural ingredients and with flavors such as lemon kale, jalapeno, tomato basil, pumpkin, and spicy black bean.
John & Kira’s
Gourmet, artisan chocolate gifts and handmade confections.
A third generation farming family from Elk Township, NJ with a full line of farm fresh produce, fruits and herbs.
Homemade gourmet popsicles such as chocolate banana, strawberry cream, cantaloupe, mango, lemon-lime, strawberry basil, and peaches and cream.
Old fashioned, hand-crafted cookies, pies and quiches baked in small batches.
Spruce Hill Farm
Spruce Hill Farm features a variety of seasonal vegetables, herbs and cut flowers.
There will also be some supplemental programming for the first twelve weeks of the market, with Give and Take Jugglers and Citywide Specials musical ensemble entertaining the shoppers.
The Porch Farmer’s Market is produced by University City District in partnership with Farm to City.