Monroe Farmer Market- The most vibrant and educational market around Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, is celebrating its 43rd open year. The market is currently set up on the beautiful Courthouse Square, and will move back indoors when the winters arrive. The market is open to customers (mostly local foodies and tourists) starting every Saturday in May 2022 to the last Saturday of October 2022.
The market consists of almost anything from plants and fresh fruits to homemade dog treats. Along with freshest farm produce, soaps, candles, specialty products and dairy products, the market is also famous for hosting live local entertainment.
Monroe Farmer Market has something for the whole family like fresh fruits, crispy vegetables, butterloaded artisan bread, homemade chocolates, freshly tapped maple syrup and so much more!
This “Producer-Only” market has been around for over 40 years and requires vendors to satisfy several criteria before they set up shop in the market. Some of the criteria include:
- All produce and unprocessed agricultural products must be grown be grown by the vendor in Monroe County (PA) or a contiguous county.
- For processed products, a significant amount of the ingredients must be sourced locally in the Monroe County (PA) or a contiguous county.
- Vendor applications are approved after an affirmative vote of membership.
- All vendors are required to produce copies of appropriate licenses and certifications of the product they wish to sell in the market. They are also required to provide certificates of insurance.
These criteria ensure that the customer always get the best products, while local businesses sustain. The high quality standards sets the Monroe Farmers Market apart from other markets near Stroudsburg.
So, if you are living nearby or a tourist visiting Poconos, Pennsylvania don’t forget to add Monroe Farmers Market to your places to visit list. Cheers!!