Living, working and visiting Old City in Philadelphia can be both a good and bad experience. Filled with great local hotspots and plenty of culture and aesthetics, this little locale nevertheless falls short when it comes to grocery stores.
Thankfully, a terrific returning farmer's market – called N3RD St Farmers Market – has shown back up on the scene, however, to try to remedy this little situation.
Zero in on the great local produce and other delicacies at the popular N3RD St Farmers Market, which returns to the area again this year — Photo courtesy of Gemma Billings
Once Wednesday rolls around and the clock strikes 2 p.m., feel free to venture over to Church Street between American and 2nd Streets to check out what's for sale. Open until 7 p.m., this market features a variety of vendors selling fresh, local and sustainable items.
Whether it's a quick bite to eat you're looking for, some preserves to liven up your daily breakfast, a great new coffee flavor, ice cream or other treats, this market can help perk up your pantry.
Stop in to see what strikes your fancy, pick up a thoughtful and sustainable gift for someone, grab a snack or simply browse and enjoy the area and the market.
Folks have patronized and passed on positive reviews of this venue for several seasons, and it now returns to many people's great delight.
Who doesn't love a fresh bouquet of local flowers to brighten up the table? — Photo courtesy of Parker Knight
Having previously set up shop on Tuesdays, this market now calls Wednesday its day to impress. Vendors welcome the opportunity to showcase all that they have to offer, featuring members such as Tradestone Confections, Coley Coffee, Lavinia's Cookies, PB&Jams, Wickerly's Ice Cream, Beechwood Orchards and Cranky Snacks.
Don't know what these vendors have to offer or have never sampled any of their items? Take advantage of this perfect opportunity to familiarize yourself both with what they have and also the wares of many other terrific local groups.
There will also be live music to keep your feet tapping, rotating food pop-ups to keep your stomach from rumbling and plenty to see and do.
Why waste another Wednesday afternoon doing the same old thing? Head on over to this super local venue and see what they have to offer you.
Even vegans and vegetarians will find things to sweeten their table, and vendors of all sorts will visit to make life easier for folks in the area.
Fresh local bacon, beans, berries, ice cream, donuts, creative salads, beverages and even jams and preserves promise to invigorate, enliven and cause great enjoyment to folks who wander through and take the time to savor, sample and satisfy themselves at this terrific little market.