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Locally Grown: Farmers Markets in Erie, PA

Monday Jun 12th, 2023

The Erie area is renowned for its vibrant farmers markets. Each offers a delightful array of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and a bustling atmosphere that showcases the region's agricultural bounty. From the warm smiles of local farmers and vendors to the array of colorful products and enticing aromas, Erie's farmers markets provide an engaging and welcoming experience where residents and visitors can connect with the local food scene, support local businesses, and savor the flavors of the region.

(photos: Erie Downtown Farmers Markets, provided by Erie Downtown Partnership)

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Erie Downtown Farmers Market

Perry Square, Downtown Erie
Sundays from June 25 to September 3 (excluding August 20) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through Perry Square, in the heart of Downtown Erie, while browsing through tables of fresh local fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, and food trucks. Live music entertains market attendees from the Perry Square main stage beginning at Noon.

LEAF’s Open Market

Frontier Park, Erie
Biweekly on Saturdays (June 17, July 1, 15, 29, August 12, 26, and September 9, 23) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Set among the beautiful trees and lush landscape of Frontier Park (West 8th Street side), this market features fresh bread and pastries, fruits and vegetables, oils and vinegars, honey, herbs, fresh flowers, and plants, coffee, wine, beer, and craft vendors.

Little Italy Farmers Market

331 W. 18th Street, Erie
Mondays, June 26-Sept. 25 from 3-6 p.m.
Featuring produce primarily grown in the Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network Urban Farm by Little Italy teenagers, it is the only local market that offers a dollar-for-dollar match for SNAP benefits, WIC, and Senior FNMP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program) vouchers. These discounts encourage healthy eating and help stretch food budgets for individuals and families. In addition to the teens’ Urban Farm Booth, the market is stocked with goods provided by farms within the city and surrounding area.

Gibson Park Market

Gibson Park, North East, PA
Saturdays, June 17-Sept. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrating local agriculture, small businesses, and more, the North East markets at Gibson Park feature a different theme each week and community collaborations including a Flea Hop on July 29 and Farm Heritage Days on August 12 and 13. For the complete list of themes, click here. The markets also showcase locally grown produce, flowers and plants, baked goods, wine/beer/distilled libations, and artisan goods.

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