9 Winter Farm Markets to Shop & Eat Local within Bucks County
Don't let cold weather get in the way of enjoying farm fresh produce, baked goods, and more!
From applesauce to zucchini, Bucks County has it all. The county’s rich, agricultural heritage shines in the summer months with markets, farm tours, and pick-your-own events galore! But what about winter?
As we all know, it is equally important to eat healthy food and support our local farmers during the cold, winter months—perhaps even more so. Lucky for us, Bucks County has a vibrant, local, food system that never goes into hibernation. From the biggest farmers markets to the smallest roadside stands, we’re making it easy for you to eat fresh, shop local, and support our farming community right from your own backyard—year round!
Here are our top, farm-fresh picks to get you through the frosty, winter days.
370 Island Road, Kintnersville
Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm, Saturday 9 am – 5pm
A family-owned fruit and vegetable farm featuring a beautiful country store. Trauger’s offers an array of fresh produce, baked goods, pantry staples, gift baskets and more, but the kids will love their popcorn selection and seasonal events!
The Mercantile, 444 N. Main Street, Doylestown
January 15, February 5, and February 19, 10 am – 1 pm
Bucks County’s longest running farmers market, featuring more than 30 rotating, local vendors. Offerings include USDA certified organic fruit and vegetables, pasture-raised meats and dairy, local kombucha, fair trade/certified organic coffee, and more! The abundance of easy parking makes the Doylestown Farmers Market a fuss-free trip.
890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville
2nd and 4th Saturdays, January – April, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Certified organic, on-farm market featuring their own produce, honey, and CBD products, with meat and dairy offerings provided by their partnership with Miller’s Biodiversity Farm. Be sure to check out their year-round, outdoor education programs for ages 2-5 and 6-14!
The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Road, Newtown
2nd & 4th Saturdays, January – April, 10 am – 12 pm
A fantastic, producer-only market with over 30+ vendors featuring some of the best local produce that Bucks County has to offer. Pre-ordering available on their website for quick, market-day pick up.
Pro-tip: While usually pet-friendly at their spring/summer market, their winter market venue (The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds) does not permit dogs, so you’ll have to leave the fur-baby at home.
4458 York Road, Buckingham
Wednesday – Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm
A 100% non-GMO grower—their market is stocked year-round with their quality beef, homemade baked goods, local produce, and freshly prepared meals.
Pro-tip: Shop early in the day for baked goods as they tend to sell out quickly.
2235 Spinnerstown Road, Quakertown
Super-convenient, roadside farm stand offering fresh, seasonal produce, quality meat, baked goods, livestock feed, and more. Cash and Venmo accepted for easy, self-service checkout.
Pro-tip: Don’t throw out those boxes, cartons or jars; instead, return them to the stand on your next trip so they can be reused or recycled–talk about eco-friendly!
Buttonwood Park (at S Main Sreet & Penn Valley Drive), downtown Yardley Borough
1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month, December – April, 10 am – 12 pm
A year-round, producer-only market, offering a wide selection of produce, meat, fresh-roasted coffee, honey, artisanal baked goods, and prepared foods. Accepts SNAP/EBT benefits with a dollar for dollar match up to $10/market.
1614 Ridge Road Sellersville
Wednesday and Friday 9 am – 6 pm, Saturday 9 am – 1 pm
A family-owned and operated, certified organic, livestock farm featuring an on-farm store and it’s own customizable, subscription box. The Berger Box is a collection of sustainably raised, grass-fed, organic meat and eggs. Available for weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly delivery or pick up.
931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley
Monday – Thursday 9 am – 9 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am – 10 pm, Sunday 9 am – 9 pm
No farmers market list is complete without the big guys, and Shady Brook Farm is one of Bucks County’s biggest, farm-centric, family venues. Featuring a farm market, garden center, pub, and a seemingly endless list of family-friendly activities, Shady Brook Farm is a MUST for families with children of all ages.
Pro-tip: Come for the food, stay for the fire pits….soo cozy.
1118 Slack Road, Newtown
Open daily 9 am – 6 pm
A Bucks County hidden gem! This quaint, roadside farm store features their own, pesticide-free, seasonal produce, meat, and cage-free eggs. With a straightforward, online ordering system for quick, on-farm pick up, shopping local doesn’t get any easier than this! Be prepared to self-check out with cash, Venmo, and/or credit card.
Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia