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Lancaster Central Market

Lancaster Central Market
23 North Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717) 735-6890

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The country’s oldest farmers’ market, Lancaster Central Market occupies a beautiful 120 year old red brick building chock-full of local character. Regional food specialties include Pennsylvania Dutch sausage, scrapple (a breakfast meat of pork scraps and cornmeal), and headcheese (like scrapple, an acquired taste). You’ll also find preserves, including chowchow (pickled vegetables in a spicy mustard sauce), and bread and butter pickles. Open Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturdays, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm year-round; the market is also a great place to buy souvenirs.

Uncle Leroy’s…3 Locations 
226 Gap Road
Strasburg, PA 17579 (717) 288-2557
Central Market ~ Bird-in-Hand Market
There’s always something cookin’ at Uncle Leroy’s, which is an amazing locally owned and family operated hidden gem.  At any given time, you can watch as they whip up and handcraft small batches of sweet handcrafted goodness…fresh fudge, caramel corn, nut brittles, chocolate dipped candies, and other tasty treats.  If you enjoy premium ice cream, you will love the varieties of Leiby’s at Uncle Leroy’s…served in cones, dishes, and creamy milkshakes.  Browse through the wide selection of local foods made in Lancaster  more infoCounty, including preserves, jams & jellies, old-fashioned candies, and so much more.

Lancaster Farmhouse at Central Market Lancaster Farmhouse Central Market
23 N Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717)224-9493Located in the center of Lancaster City at historic Central Market, Lancaster Farmhouse offers discerning customers a wonderful selection of charcuterie style meats, artisanal cheeses, and hand-carved sandwiches. This hidden gem is one of Lancaster County’s newest must-visit food destinations and is quickly capturing the loyalty of those who appreciate the convenience, selection, and quality of market house shopping.  Their fully stocked Farmhouse stand includes their own reserve cheddars, cold-smoked cheese varieties, and a wide variety of deli meats from Riserva Pancetta to PLancaster Farmhouseroscuitto.


Rooster Street Butcher Lititz Lancaster County PARooster Street Butcher
11 South Cedar Street
Lititz, PA 17543
(717)625-0405Join the growing ensemble of food lovers who are singing the praises of Rooster Street  Butcher.  Located in historic Lititz, this hidden gem is inspired by small, family-owned European food shops. All of their selections are handmade in small batches using fresh ingredients from local farms…free of fillers, antibiotics, & growth hormones.  Rooster Street is a full service whole animal butcher shop that specializes in a full range of selections, including bacons, sliced deli meats, salami, cured meats, fresh sausages, Picture 4terrines and much more.  Visit their Stand at Central Market in Lancaster City on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Country Meadows Farm Country Meadows Farm
Lancaster Central Market
23 N Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
(717)224-9493Locally owned and family operated, Country Meadows Farm is a first generation farm that is committed to raising wholesome foods for families who are concerned about what they eat.  From fresh ground to all varieties of roasts, steaks, and other cuts…all beef purchases are guaranteed to be pure grass fed and free from any added antibiotics and hormones.  The pork at Country Meadows is raised in their woodlot pastures, where they have plenty of room to roam.  Pasture raised chicken is available year round and always fresh during the summer months.  Other selections include pasture raised turkeys at Thanksgiving, pasture Country Meadows Grass Fed Meatsraised lamb, and rabbit.

Screen Shot 2015-07-14 at 1.01.00 PMMeck’s Produce Roadside Market
1955 Beaver Valley Pike
Strasburg, PA 17579
Visit our Stand at Central Market
Meck’s Produce is Lancaster County’s year-round source for the freshest and most flavorful fruits and vegetables…always sold at reasonable, family-friendly prices.  Whenever possible, Meck’s produce is seasonally grown on their 60-acre preserved farm in Southern Lancaster County.   Customers can visit Meck’s at their Central Market location and at their newly opened, year-round roadside market in southern Lancaster County. In addition their own labeled items and the best in locally grown produce, you will Picture 4find a full range of locally sourced market fare varieties.

Maplehofe Dairy Farm Store 
799 Robert Fulton Hwy
Quarryville, PA 17566
Visit our Stand at Central MarketYou know you have discovered a hidden gem at Maplehofe Dairy when you learn that loyal customers travel up to a half hour or more, each week, to their Farm Store near Quarryville.  Fortunately, for many in Lancaster County, they can still experience the best of Maplehofe with a shorter trip to their Central Market Stand in Lancaster City.  Famous for hormone-free milk in their exchangeable glass bottles, Maplehofe also sells the World’s BESTchocolate milk, has a fantastic selection of hand-scooped ice cream, and stocks a full variety of farm fresh grocery products, ranging from bulk foods to seasonal produce, and more.

Zig's Bakery & Cafe Lititz PAZig’s Bakery & Deli, LLC
800 E Newport Road
Lititz, PA 17543
Visit our Stand at Central Market
Zig’s Bakery & Café is the kind of gathering place that locals love to call their own…and that is exactly what this hidden gem has been known as, since 2001. With the culinary convergence of a bakery, cafe, and deli at one welcoming location, Zig’s features an amazing variety of traditional, contemporary, comforting, and healthy foods. From their famous handcrafted baked goods to their delicious homemade soups, from artisan-styled sandwiches to their ingredient rich salads…everything served at Zig’s is made-Zig's from-scratch.

Miesse Candies Store FactoryMiesse Candies Factory & Store
118 N. Water Street
Lancaster, PA 17601
…also at Overlook Town Center & Central MarketSince 1875, generation after generation has developed a loyal affection for the fresh, handcrafted assortment of rich chocolates made by Miesse Candies, with three locations.  A Lancaster County original, the dedicated Miesse chocolatiers take great pride in using natural ingredients, including real cocoa butter, with no added preservatives.  Customers can see the chocolate making process firsthand with a tour of the newest Miesse factory in downtown Lancaster City at the Picture 4Steeple View Lofts, just steps away from Gallery Row.

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