In its 14th year of operation, the South Side Farmers’ Market, run by United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (UNC), is Scranton’s only year-round farmers’ market. A local source for meats, eggs, breads, produce and more.The Summer Market will be open every Saturday from 10am –1pm at 529 Cedar Avenue, behind the former South Side Bank & Trust Building.
The South Side Farmers’ Market offers local & organic produce including a variety of unique fresh greens, mushrooms, pasture-raised eggs, and a large variety off arm fresh meats and artisan cheeses at the market all season long. Bread and baked goods, cookies, desserts, roasted coffee beans, plants, natural skin care items, art, pottery, nuts & snacks, jewelry and other natural food products are available at the market. Returning this year is a fan-favorite and award winning Mexican restaurant selling hot food for customers to treat themselves to while they shop or sit at our brightly coloured café while they enjoy live music. Some featured vendors are Fullers Overlook Farm, Quails-R-Us, Twin Brook Farms, Calkin’s Creamery, Bet’a Bread Bakery, Funny Wine Girl Jeannine, Rylee Jade, KB Pottery, El Buen Amigo, Evil Sweets by Lulu, Christine Coligan Art, Kaizen Snacks,NEPA Micro Greens, Peaches Greens, NEPA Coffee Roasters and more. The market has guest vendors selling items from raw honey, succulents, gifts, spirits,and so much more! The market is also hosting a Summer Music Series, where live music will entertain customers. We begin with The South Side Five, sponsored by Notology on May 7th.
June 18thwill be Frankie Gervasi of The Poets, sponsored by Kost Tire, and we fill in there maining 4 months outside with Charles Havira & Nick Driscoll on July 16th, War Ballad on August 20th, Satur Bae on September 17th(which will coincide with our Welcoming Scranton Celebration) and wrap up the season on October 8th(our final outdoor market day) with the Jacob Cole Trio.
In addition to the music days, we will also have weekends scheduled with activities like a petting zoo, face-painting & balloon art, a gaming station and so much more. Watch the market newsletter and social media pages for updates and scheduling!
The South Side Farmers Market is funded through a Neighborhood Partnership Program grant with Peoples Security Bank, PNC Bank and PPL Electric.
For more information, please contact Kelly, South Side Farmers Market Manager at 570-866-2472.