Northern Liberties Farmers Market Pop-up Debuts At The Piazza

This pop-up market is coordinated by The Food Trust, which runs over a dozen markets across Philadelphia
New Northern Liberties Farmers Market Pop-up Debuts At Piazza in Time for Thanksgiving
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The Food Trust, in collaboration with The Piazza and Northern Liberties Business Improvement District, debuts a special Northern Liberties Farmers’ Market on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The pop-up farmers market will take place at the Piazza Alta Courtyard, at Second Street and Germantown Avenue. Just in time for Thanksgiving preparations, the market will feature over a dozen vendors, including fruit and vegetable farmers, dairy purveyors, chocolate makers, hyper-locally brewed beer and more.

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“We are blessed with some amazing places to get staples in Northern Liberties, but there is nothing quite like a farmers market and we are ecstatic to co-host this pop-up to explore options for a year-round market next year,” said Northern Liberties BID Executive Director Kristine Kennedy in a statement. “The Piazza’s central location makes it ideal for hosting the market, offering convenient access for adjacent neighborhoods.”

“Delicious, nutritious food should be easy to find in every neighborhood,” said The Food Trust President and CEO Mark Edwards. “We’re thrilled to be bringing a farmers market back to Northern Liberties, in a central location that is accessible to the entire community. We invite all neighborhood residents to come check out this pop-up event, which showcases everything The Food Trust’s farmers markets have to offer.”

Highlights include fresh produce from Huzzah Farms, garlic goods from Hayday Farms, and jams and spreads from Fifth of a Farm Creations. Plant-based enthusiasts will rejoice when they see the offerings from Dr. Brownies, and foodie favorites like Birchrun Hills Farm cheese and Lost Bread loaves will round out the offerings. Local libations will also be for sale from local neighborhood favorites Urban Village Brewing Company and Mural City Cellars. Ray’s Reusables, who has a brick and mortar shop at 935 N 2nd Street, will be at the farmers market selling eco-friendly soaps and detergents, plus reusable wares.

Details for the growing list of vendors is included below – with more to be announced.

Bluestem Botanicals
From Philadelphia, PA
Botanical mixers, herbal extracts and teas

Dr. Brownies
From Philadelphia, PA
Plant-based brownies, cakes and cookies

Fifth of a Farm Creations
From Philadelphia, PA
Jams, jellies, marmalades and chutneys

Hayday Farms
From Bucks County, PA
Specialty garlic, fresh produce, honey,
baked goods, jams and chutneys

Huzzah Farms
From Philadelphia, PA
Fresh microgreens

Lost Bread Co.
From Philadelphia, PA
Wholesome, locally produced bread and pastries

Mom Mom’s Kitchen
From Philadelphia, PA
Fresh and frozen pierogi, golabki and smoked kielbasa

Mural City Cellars
From Philadelphia, PA
Kensington-based winery

Philly Nuts
From Philadelphia, PA
Small-batch artisan roasted nuts

Plant Basting
From Philadelphia, PA
Infused sunflower cooking oils and other pantry items

Ray’s Reusables
From Philadelphia, PA
Eco-friendly lifestyle items

Urban Village Brewing Company
From Philadelphia, PA
Northern Liberties-based brewery

More vendors will be announced as the date approaches.

This special one-day pop-up market is a preview of a potential farmers’ market being explored for the neighborhood that could debut as early as spring 2023.

This pop-up market is coordinated by The Food Trust, which runs over a dozen markets across Philadelphia — including Headhouse and Clark Park, two of the city’s largest and most well-established outdoor markets.

Lisa Hay

Lisa is a staff reporter for What Now Media Group. She covers new restaurant, retail, and real estate openings across all of our markets. A true foodie, this Air Force veteran has lived all over the world — from Aviano, Italy to Nairobi, Kenya — but her favorite spot is NOLA for its rich history, architecture, culture, and of course, its good eats.
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