23 responses to Amish Markets – Pennsylvania
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    Comment on Amish stores (July 23rd, 2014 at 11:16)

    Amish stores

    What about typical Amish “general” stores? Such as:
    East Drumore Foods
    Little Britain rd
    Quarryville, Pa 17566


    Pleasant Valley Store
    429 Sproul Rd
    Kirkwood, Pa 17536

    I shop store like these quite often, I know listing Farms that sell eggs and produce and such is impossible,We also shop at Amish nurseries too, like:

    Maple Shade Road Greenhouse
    451 Maple Shade Rd
    Kirkwood, pa 17536

    Would be nice for these types of businesses were also listed, not just the tourist trap markets.

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      Comment on Smaller PA Amish stores (July 23rd, 2014 at 12:23)

      Smaller PA Amish stores

      Bill I agree the smaller Amish stores need to be listed as well, though probably in a different section.

      Right now we have a mix of markets/stores above, though a lot of them are of the PA Dutch market model with a number of Amish vendors under one roof–though a few might fit the description, I’m not sure “tourist traps” is an accurate description of a lot of these places. Ideally this would be just the PA Dutch farmer’s market listings with those smaller free standing stores going somewhere else.

      If you or anyone else would like to compile such as list of smaller Amish food category stores I’d be glad to use it to build a new page. I have that on the list of things to do but have not gotten to yet.

      Anyway I appreciate the comment; the reason I deleted the other comment you left is because it was identical info as this, and since these are PA businesses, would rather have it posted here than in the general market section.

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        Angela Gates
        Comment on Small Amish Markets (September 20th, 2014 at 05:24)

        Small Amish Markets

        I would love the list of smaller Amish food category stores since we are very soon going to be making a trip to the Lancaster area and plan on trying to find some of the smaller Amish run roadside markets and stores. I am especially interested in a genuine Amish run bakery.

        Angela Gates

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          Comment on Amish bulk food stores (September 20th, 2014 at 11:28)

          Amish bulk food stores

          Angela, you may want to see the comments at:




          One of the bulk food suppliers has on online store locator. It’s a great help and source of information to find bulk food stores in any part of the United States, and match them up with zip codes from Amish settlements. For example, Kinzers, PA is 17535. Not all bulk food stores are Amish or Mennonite, but many are.


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        Leilah DiMar
        Comment on List? (July 14th, 2015 at 18:13)



        Did you ever compile a list of the smaller stores? I am heading out to PA soon and I’d like to buy direct.I think my daughters would like the experience. I am looking for food and those round bowls they use as well as an Amish second hand store, if that exists.

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          Comment on Amish Markets – Pennsylvania (July 16th, 2015 at 12:44)

          I’m sorry, haven’t been able to do that. If there is a specific area you are going, maybe we can direct you to some places.

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          Comment on Lancaster County map and businesses (July 18th, 2015 at 14:07)

          Lancaster County map and businesses



          has an interactive map for Shopping Local Shops, Bakeries, Artisans, and Farmers Markets. It might be a start, although some listings may not be what you have in mind.

          You could also check A Lancaster County PA Business Directory, for Groceries:
          You can also Browse by Category for Bakers, Builders, Cabins and Sheds, Fabric Stores, Produce, Quilting, and more.

          Another source of information is the Lancaster County Business Directory Online, where you can search for Groceries, Housewares, Storage Sheds, etc.

          The 2015 Lancaster County Business Directory with 452 pages has an index in the back for Groceries, Health Foods, Housewares, Hardware, and more.

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            Comment on Country Housewares Store (July 22nd, 2015 at 10:15)

            Country Housewares Store

            Country Housewares Store
            589 Musser School Rd
            Leola, PA 17540
            is also known as the Amish Walmart!

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          Comment on Thrift Store Lancaster County (July 22nd, 2015 at 10:06)

          Thrift Store Lancaster County

          Leilah, you asked about an Amish second hand store.
          I don’t know about Amish-owned stores, but the Amish patronize:

          Country Gift & Thrift Shoppe
          5602 Old Philadelphia Pike
          Gap, PA 17527
          Phone: 717-768-3784
          Benefits Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
          Unique to this location, Country Gift and Thrift plays host to regular “quilting bees,” where local Amish and Mennonite ladies regularly convene in the quilting room to quilt beautiful new quilts that are available for sale.

          Three other second hand stores benefit MCC:
          -ReUzit Shop of New Holland
          -Ephrata Re-Uzit Shop
          -Mount Joy Gift & Thrift

          Second Street Thrift, in Denver, PA, benefits Home International.

          Once Mine Now Yours Consignment
          704 E Lincoln Ave, Myerstown, PA 17067
          (717) 866-2882
          (Once Mine is a Mennonite business.)

          (Donating to a thrift store? Better check the pockets. March 2014)

          (Consignment and Thrift Shops)

          (Thrift Store and Consignment Shop listings)

          (Charitable Thrift Shops)

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          Amish-Girl Rebecca
          Comment on Amish Markets – Pennsylvania (July 23rd, 2015 at 12:03)

          If you ever come to Holmes I’d be glad to give you a list of “Amish” stores in the area.

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      Comment on Angela Gates Small Amish Markets (August 13th, 2015 at 06:09)

      Angela Gates Small Amish Markets

      I agree that the small markets should be listed. I live in Western PA. I never go to a market that says Amish in their name. They double and triple the price. Amish furniture is not cheap; however, it is worth it though in most cases, so it is better to go directly to the source. The produce and eggs are fresh and a fraction of the price. The baked goods are reasonably priced but usually amazing. I go to the Amish farms and their houses In New Wilmington and Atlantic PA. I find new ones all the time by following signs along the road.

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    Comment on Retailers of Supplements/Nutrition (September 30th, 2014 at 13:57)

    Retailers of Supplements/Nutrition

    I will be doing a sales trip out in the PA area, specifically targeting the Lancaster County area. I know some grocery stores sell supplements/herbs, but do you have a list or can you direct me to a list of businesses currently selling supplements? I’d love to make more specific travel arrangements to visit these locations. Thank you!

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    Comment on NEPA Amish Market (November 4th, 2014 at 10:11)

    NEPA Amish Market

    I am interested in opening an indoor Amish marketplace in NE Pennsylvania. Any suggestions as to vendor contacts? Thank-you.

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    Wm Grammer
    Comment on Amish Markets-PA (May 20th, 2015 at 09:48)

    Amish Markets-PA

    Can you tell me the location of the Amish/Mennonite Farmers Market? I’ve seen the YouTube video of it but it doesn’t give the location. Thanks!

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      Comment on Root's Country Market (May 20th, 2015 at 10:14)

      Root's Country Market

      Wm., are you talking about Root’s Country Market?
      705 Graystone Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
      (717) 898-7811

      Or do you mean a produce auction, or something else?
      It would be interesting to know which YouTube you are referring to.

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      Comment on AMISH / MENNONITES FARMERS MARKET IN PENNSYLVANIA (June 5th, 2015 at 06:43)


      Wm, I found a YouTube for “AMISH / MENNONITES FARMERS MARKET IN PENNSYLVANIA LANCASTER COUNTY, THE OLDEST.” The comments guess it to be either Green Dragon, Root’s Market, or “Lewisburg Farmer’s Market, Lewisburg, PA, Union County.Held every Wednesday.” The maker of the video said “THEY HOLD A FARMERS MARKET TWICE WEEKLY.” This mystery should be solved!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4ZdS_bWqXA (11:31)

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    Comment on Amish Meat Markets (June 22nd, 2015 at 21:41)

    Amish Meat Markets

    I’m in Johnstown,PA, I’m looking for a Meat Market, where I can purchase fresh meats, steaks, chop meat, ect.
    Does anyone know of any? I don’t mind driving.



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    Raymond Kurtz
    Comment on Amish Market on Route 15 (October 2nd, 2015 at 19:04)

    Amish Market on Route 15

    Good evening, last fall my wife visited an Amish market on route 15, she would like to visit it again when we drive up from Virginia but cannot remember where it is.

    Thank you.

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      Comment on Amish Markets – Pennsylvania (October 3rd, 2015 at 16:16)

      Raymond, I don’t have an answer, just some clues about an Amish market on Route 15.

      Weaver’s Farm Market & Bakery, Port Trevorton, Pa.:

      Do you know in which county of Pennsylvania it was? Sometimes a road will have a second name as it goes through a town.
      U.S. Route 15 in Pennsylvania:

      Pennsylvania Farm Market Guide:

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    Oren Evans
    Comment on research (March 16th, 2017 at 13:01)


    I am doing research on autism and I know the Amish have a very low rate compared to the general population. I’m wondering if some children are exposed to conditions outside of the home. Do parents of infants take them with them when they work at farmers markets or other such places? Thank you for your time and consideration. I hope to hear from you soon.


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      Comment on research (February 18th, 2018 at 01:49)


      the Amish do not vaccinate. they also eat food that is grown with true sustainable farming methods. we ARE what we consume.

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    Mark — Holmes Co.
    Comment on Amish Markets – Pennsylvania (March 16th, 2017 at 14:59)

    That would be hard to determine. We used to do the farmer’s market. Sometimes a child or two would go with us, sometimes not. Friends of ours took their children along regularly while another family didn’t feel it was appropriate. There is going to be a big variety in that. Some of the variables might include where the market is, the time of year, the age of the child, the availability of babysitters or do one or both parents go, and so on.

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