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Penn Street Market
Penn Street Market supports local food systems, engages healthy community initiatives and fosters economic development in Reading, PA.
We aim to:
- Promote food access in the City of Reading.
- Strengthen food systems by connecting local farmers to consumers, and stimulating our local economy.
- Cultivate a thriving seasonal event through free entertainment, education, and community programming to engage all community members.
We're an open-air farmers market in downtown Reading that features locally grown fresh fruit, vegetables, produce, dairy products, artisan cheeses, breads and more. The Market hosts a wide range of family and nutritional programs; live entertainment; healthy cooking demonstrations; Art in the Open community art projects; youth activities and more.
Penn Street Market is a project of the Regional Reading Food Policy And Action Council (RRFPAC), hosted by ReDesign Reading CDC.
Penn Street Market will be located at PENN SQUARE, 5th St. and Penn St. for 2016, featuring from local restaurants offering lunch fare. FREE PARKING will be available on 4th St. & Cherry will be available at the Information Stand.
Thursdays 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Start: June 2, 2016
Contact Market Director: Lucine Sihelnik