Located in Muhlenberg Township on the outskirts of Reading, Pennsylvania is the Fairgrounds Farmers Market. Three days a week,Thursday through Saturday, the Fairground Market is all abuzz with people running around buying everything from fresh vegetables, to tasty deserts, from prepared foods to vegan meals.
The Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market gets its name from the old Reading Fair Grounds and race track which once stood on nearby land. The racetrack is gone a mall now stands in its place and the fair has since been moved to a site in a nearby municipality but the name stands.
There is something for everyone at the farmers market from seafood at Adelphia Seafood to wine from Clover Hills Winery. There is even a stand where you can get something for your favorite canine friend, Scooter’s which offers a wide variety of products. Need a hair cut get that done in between all your shopping. There are over 50 shops to choose from.
Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market is one of many farmer’s markets located in the Greater Berks County Area. Close by is the Leesport Farmers Market, the Shillington Farmers Market and the PA Dutch Farmers Market of Wyomissing.
A farmers market offers many advantages over shopping in a supermarket or even a super center. Here is a list of five
A farmer’s may have better prices.on than the supermarket.
The top reason to shop at the Fairground’s Farmer’s Market like any farmer’s market are the prices. My wife who is adept at finding the best prices on everything loves the farmer’s market because the price of such things as lunch meats and fruits and veggies is cheaper then the grocery store.
the farmer’s market is all about freshness
The farmer’s market not only has better prices than the store but it also has fresh locally grown fruits and veggies. Each week at the Fairground;s Farmers Market local farmers and artisans bring their fresh wares to the market to sell. Once those items are gone they are gone and you will have to wait till the next week to seek an entirely new crop of fresh items.
The farmer’s market offers fresh food prepared on site.
Not only can you visit the Fairgrounds Farmer’s market offer everything from locally grown fruits and veggies, meats and more you can also buy some prepared foods. There are many stands inside the Fairgrounds Market which prepare foods to be eaten on site or taken home for a good meal.
There is everything from roasted chicken to hoagies. Something for every taste bud even those who prefer vegan food.
The farmer’s market is the place for all sorts o treats, no tricks needed.
The farmer’s market is not only loaded with all kinds of healthy foods but is laded with goodies for those with a sweet tooth there are also many types of locally made baked good, There are cookies and cakes and donuts oh my. There are candies and treats in a bag or by the pound. There is ice cream and shakes. Oh forget it just go but make sure you don’t take your diet.
The farmers market is the place to socialize
Most people don’t think of the farmers market as the place to meet and greet but many of today’s markets have a place to sit down and enjoy your food on the spot. There are many of senior set and even the younger who meet once a week to just catch up on the weeks events.