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Updated: Jun 1

Antiquing at The Nest to wine, chocolate, fresh whole grain bread and pastries and everything in between: If you enjoy fresh product and supporting local, Farmstead Farmers Market is the place to be!


Farmstead Farmers Market in Palmyra, PA is situated on 5 acres. Its original barn has been beautifully restored to be the perfect setting for their more than two dozen vendors and antique store that are open year round.


Farmstead Farmers Market itself is made up of two separate buildings and The Nest at Farmstead is in restored barn. The second building has a small food court with tables and chairs. You can pick up some lunch, dinner, dessert or snacks from vendors like Sanchinos, Bean Cuisine, Sandi's Breads, Penne From Heaven, Nut n Pickle and Chocolates by Tina Marie. and eat it there or take it home to go.



Chocolates by Tina Marie

(717) 903-5233

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  • Holiday Specialties

  • Artisan Chocolates

  • Chocolate Covered Bacon

  • Famous Peanut Butter Melt-Away

  • Gourmet Popcorn

  • Wide Variety of Sugar Free chocolates and candies

  • Gift Baskets Customized for any occasion

  • Retro Candy

  • Chocolate Favors or a custom “Candy Buffet” for your special event

Check out their second location at 16 S Rosanna St, Hummelstown, PA 17033




The Nest at Farmstead

(717) 307-0511

** Please note the hours and days differ from the farmers market.

Hours : Thursday 9-3, Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4, Sunday, 12-4

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The Nest at Farmstead is the resident antique store on the Farmstead property where you'll find a furniture and arts co-op in an 1800-square foot barn. They feature over 16 distinct purveyors that have creatively gathered unique items for your eclectic shopping.  With everything from furniture to pottery, and collectibles to industrial, you're sure to find something you love!



Sandi's Breads

(717) 469-7400

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  • The only bakery in the region making fresh European loaves from scratch.

  • They stone-mill their own whole grain flours.

  • Exceptional French, Italian, and German loaves of many varieties.

  • Huge variety of sweet and savory baked goods.

  • 30+ varieties of muffins that are well-known for their deep flavor and light texture.

  • Will bake to order.

What sets them apart:

  • They specialize in whole grain baking.

  • Their flour is stone-milled just prior to mixing our dough and batters.

  • Product development based on costumer suggestions

  • They custom create baked products for local restaurants.


Nut n Pickle

(717) 903-6419


Nut n Pickle has all the best snacks and so much more! Foods that are bought in bulk are then broken down into manageable sizes for customers to purchase. This gives customers the freedom to choose not only what product to purchase, but the quantity as well, all while enjoying the benefits of lower prices. Bulk foods can allow you a savings of up to 60%. Here are some of there offerings.

  • Local PA Honey

  • Fresh Nut Spreads (Almond, Cashew, Peanut, & other varieties)

  • Flours & Grains

  • Dried Fruits & Vegetables

  • Spices & Herbs

  • Beans, Lentils & Soup Mixes

  • Jams, Jellies, Fruit Spreads & Butters

  • Pasta (Wheat, Corn, Rice)

  • Rice & Couscous

  • Pickles & Jarred Goods

  • Pretzels & Chips & Other Snacks

  • Mustards, Vinegars & Other Condiment

Penne From Heaven

(717) 836-3106

Penne From Heaven- Italian Specialty Market Featuring Pastosa ravioli, stuffed shells, manicotti and more!Complete line of gluten free and vegan pastas. Conshohocken Bread, JUNIOR'S Cheesecakes, Italian desserts from Brooklyn's Old World Bakeries! Fresh homemade meals prepared daily! Editors Note Penne from Heaven is now located at Harrisburg at: 1019 N Mountain Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112


7-469-74 Olivero's Vineyard  717-877-2238 Facebook

Oliveros offers a variety of wines including dry white, dry white, semi-dry / sweet red, semi-dry / sweet white and sweet. You'll find a complete list of their wines on their website. Aside from their stand at Farmstead Farmers Market, their winery is located at 1271 Troyer Road McAlisterville, PA. 17049

Sanchinos

(717) 350-2003

Sanchinos features more than 50 unique wraps and salads to choose from along with quiche, bagels, soups and a signature grilled cheese.

Bean Cuisine

(717) 350-2003

Bean Cuisine offers specialty coffees and teas from around the world. Their coffees are roasted in small batches for optimal freshness. You can choose from more than 50 kinds of tea including green, black, oolong, white, fruit blends, rooibos, herbal infusions, honey bush, mate and chai, decaffeinated, CO-2, scented and flavored.



The Farmstead Farmers Market is located at 1976 Laudermilch Rd, Palmyra, PA 17078

Phone : (717) 469-2606

Hours : Fri: 8am - 6pm Sat: 8am - 3pm

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