Farmer's Market - Sustainability Council - Penn State Altoona

Juniata Farmers' Market

The Juniata Farmers’ Market has three locations yearly:

The Summer Farmers Market is located in the Rider Parking Lot at Penn State Altoona every Thursday from 2 - 6 p.m. from June-October.

Rider Parking Lot

The Winter Farmers Market has two locations:

  • Wehnwood United Methodist Church across from the Pizza Hut, every Thursday from 2 - 5:30 p.m., October through May (currently shut down until April when the weather breaks).
  • Station Medical Center (SMC), Altoona, inside the Keystone entrance, every Friday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., October-May.

Wehnwood United Methodist Station Medical Center

Vendors:

All market vendors accept cash; most of the vendors also accept credit cards. The winter market has the capability of accepting SNAP/EBT cards for eligible consumable goods. The summer market also accepts Market Bucks (provided by Dr. Gates office) and WIC/Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) vouchers, when they are distributed.

Winter Vendors:

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Green"er" Acres Farm

Currently offering natural homemade cleaning products (laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, room sprays, etc.), aloe plants and home raised pork (pork chops, roasts, ribs, ham steaks and sausage). In the spring we will also be offering Vegetable plant starters such as tomato and pepper plants. Produce is offered seasonally.

Locations: Available at all winter locations.

Contact:
Cathie Dibert, market co-manager, Claysburg, PA
814-239-8519
greeneracresfarm@tlanticbb.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greeneracresfarm

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Goodness Grows

Certified Organic Farm, currently offering winter produce such as greens and root vegetables, eggs, organic grains, homemade breads (made from hand milled grains) and soy products. They offer vegetable plant starts in the spring. Produce id offered seasonally.

Locations: Available at all winter locations.

Contact:
Dawn Custer, Market co-manager, Bedford, PA
814-761-2830
goodnessgrows@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goodgrows
Website: http://goodnessgrowspa.com/

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Clover Creek Cheese Cellar

Currently offering Artisan cheese in many tasty flavors (free samples available at every market), licensed raw milk and grass-fed beef. They also offer homemade cheese balls for special occasions.

Locations: SMC every Friday

Contact:
Anthony Rice, Williamsburg, PA
814-832-3755
anthony@clovercreekcheese.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clovercreekcheese
Website: http://www.clovercreekcheese.com/

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Christmas Valley Tree Farm

Offering many varieties of crisp apples such as Stayman, Cameo, Granny Smith to name a few, and apple butter, pumpkin butter and jams. Produce is offered seasonally.

Locations: SMC every Friday

Contact: Darlene McCloskey, Bedford, PA
814-977-4328
xmasvalley@embarqmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChristmasValleyTreeFarm

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Underhill Farm

Offering natural and hand-dyed yarns.

Locations: SMC the following dates Feb. 6 & 20, Mar. 6 & 20, and Apr. 3 & 17

Contact:
Will Churchill, Hollidaysburg, PA
814-695-8732
underhillfarm@atlanticbb.net
Website: http://underhillfarmpa.com/

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Cherish Creamery

Offering Pennsylvania licensed creamery featuring goat's milk, drinkable yogurt and soft goat cheeses. The farm also offers a CSA. We are USDA certified organic.

Locations: SMC on occasion, as weather permits.

Contact:
Paula Keswick, Reynoldsville, PA
574-298-2022
paulakeswick@yahoo.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cherishcreamery

Summer Vendors: All Located at the Rider Parking Lot at Penn State Altoona

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Green"er" Acres Farm

Currently offering natural homemade cleaning products (laundry detergent, dishwasher detergent, room sprays, etc.), aloe plants and home raised pork (pork chops, roasts, ribs, ham steaks and sausage). In the spring we will also be offering Vegetable plant starters such as tomato and pepper plants. Produce is offered seasonally.

Contact:
Cathie Dibert, market co-manager, Claysburg, PA
814-239-8519
greeneracresfarm@tlanticbb.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greeneracresfarm

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Clover Creek Cheese Cellar

Currently offering Artisan cheese in many tasty flavors (free samples available at every market), licensed raw milk and grass-fed beef. They also offer homemade cheese balls for special occasions.

Contact:
Anthony Rice, Williamsburg, PA
814-832-3755
anthony@clovercreekcheese.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clovercreekcheese
Website: http://www.clovercreekcheese.com/

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Rispoli's Mt View Produce

Offering a LARGE selection of all common garden produce in season.

Contact:
Christina Rispoli, market co-manager, Williamsburg, PA
christinatony@centurylink.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rispolis-Mountain-View-Produce/

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Flower Child Florals

Offering Herbs, cut flowers, natural handcrafted decor such as wreaths. Produce is offered seasonally and includes tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, elderberries, strawberries and much more. Specialized in heirlooms and oddities.

Contact:
Katherine Forsht, Bakers Summit, PA
kaf5203@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlowerChildFlorals

Berkstresser Nurseries

Offering greens and potted plants.

Contact:
Aaron Berstresser, Tipton, PA
ajb343@psu.edu

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Country Dahlias

Offering Dahlias in all sizes and colors. Always a popular item. They also carry a variety of scented candles.

Contact: Aimee Itle, Loretto, PA
814-931-8171
CountryDahlias@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CountryDahlias

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Allie's Grandola

Offering homemade natural granola.

Contact:
Allie Sheetz, Hollidaysburg, PA
alliesgrandola@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alliesgrandola

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Bake Shop Bakes

Offering homemade baked goods to including a variety of pies, gobs, cookies and cakes. Well known for their apple dumplings. They also do fund-raisers

Contact:
Andy Hoover, Altoona, PA
814-944-4723
bakeshopbakes@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BakeShopBakes

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Bathe Natural

Offering homemade bath bombs, shower steamers and lip balms.

Contact:
Theresa Showalter, Altoona, PA
814-943-6378
info@bathenatural.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bathenatural
Website: http://www.bathenatural.com/

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LL Tate Orchards

Offering a LARGE selection of in season tree fruits such as plums, nectarines, peaches and apples.

Contact:
Jody Galloway, Somerset, PA
jodygalloway@hotmail.com

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Cherry Hill Farm

Offering in season produce and goats milk soap.

Contact:
Jordan Futrick, Tipton, PA
jfutrick@gmail.com

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Kettle Corn Creations

Offering Kettle corn, popcorn, caramel corn, fresh squeezed lemonade in many flavors and cotton candy.

Contact:
Mike Deyarmin, Duncansville, PA
mikedeyarmin@gmail.com

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CR Mountain Ranch

Offering Aracauna chicken eggs, aloe plants and potted house plants.

Contact:
Sophie Curley, Tyrone, PA
curley.sophie@me.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cr.mountainranch