2020 Vendor List

FOOD VENDORS

CRAFT/NON-FOOD VENDORS

 


Walnut Run Farms — Honey Brook, PA

Walnut Run Farms

Point-to-Purchase only

Vendor Information

Melvin and Linda Fisher own and operate Walnut Run Farm in Chester County and are returning for their third year at the market. They emphasize soil health and pay close attention to the specific needs of each vegetable species. They believe optimal soil health and, consequently, plant health will result in food that excels in shelf life and, ultimately, flavor.

Melvin sells produce, meat (pork, including but not limited to spare ribs, bacon, chipped ham, and a number of different sausages which are all nitrate free cured meats — No MSG seasonings — and 100% grass-fed beef, such as a variety of steaks, ground beef, burger patties ready for grilling, and beef sticks and bologna), poultry, eggs, and baked goods from the farm, as well as kombucha, honey and maple syrup. He also has Alpine Heritage Creamery’s cheese made from raw grass-fed milk, aged a minimum of 60 days — Sharp, Smoked, and Medium Cheddar, Herbal Jack, Colby, and Swiss and Yogurt Cheese.


Viva Leaf Tea

Pre-Order

Vendor Information

Christa, owner of Viva Leaf Tea, blends farm-fresh herbs with various black, white, and green teas and also full herbal tisanes. The hand-curated teas promote positive health initiatives and ailment relief. Some options include pain management, spicy metabolism booster/cold fighter, tummy soother, calm and de-stress, Keto-appetite management, and lemon berry to detox, among others. The herbs are also used to infuse honey and hand-craft tea syrups into delectable herbal sweeteners. As featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Stone & Key Cellers

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Vendor Information

Launched in Autumn 2013 by Jason and Deb Harris, Stone & Key Cellars follows an urban winery model producing wine using grapes sourced from some of the finest regions of California, Washington, and Chile to make Cabernet Sauvignon, Royal Kane, Seville Orange Sangria, among others.

They also make Hard Ciders using apples primarily sourced from Bucks County, PA.

The winery also offers patrons a unique, hands-on experience creating their own wine at a state-of-the-art commercial winery


Valentine Chocolate Company

Pre-Order

Vendor Information

Local pastry chef Sandra Valentine founded her artisan chocolate company in 2018.  Specializing in fresh, handcrafted small-batch chocolates.  Some of her creations include chocolate caramel Hedgehogs, dried fruit & nut Mendiants, Bonbon collections, and crunchy butternut toffee.


Piggyback Treats Company

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Vendor Information

Jennifer Kirby owns the company and creates each original recipe with the goal of making the main ingredient a “rescued” food item. What that means, is that she and her employees work with many local and regional businesses to help reduce their food waste, and maximize on their hard work, time and dedication to their farm or business.

They produce top quality, human-grade treats without the use of preservatives, imitation flavors, sugars or unnecessary additives.

Each of their ingredients serves a purpose! They only use fresh, quality ingredients from reputable sources. Also, they sell pet care items, rescued fabric toys and bandanas, hand-crocheted scarves and sticker and button fan gear.


Deer Creek Malthouse; Glenn Mills, PA

Pre-Order

  • ⏰ pre-order deadline: Friday by 12:00 Noon
  • https://www.deercreekmalt.com
  • Select “Local Pickup” in your shopping cart and choose “Pretzel Park F.M.” at the end of checkout from the drop-down list of locations. A confirmation email is sent immediately after the checkout is complete to the email address provided during checkout.
  • markets@deercreekmalt.com
  • 717-746-MALT

Vendor Information

Deer Creek Malthouse produces specialty malt ingredients for food and beverages made with 100% locally grown grain. Now you can enjoy the same high quality, flavorful grain, and malt used by top local chefs, brewers, and distillers at home. Their rotating lineup of consumer products is inspired by seasonal ingredients, the farmers who grow grain, and their whimsical palates.


Crochet Gyrl

Pre-Order

Vendor Information

Jaclyn crochets just about anything— most importantly, mask extenders to make wearing a mask more comfortable. She’ll also have other items.

Mushroom and Company  (weekly)
Kennett Square, PA
https://mushroomandcompany.com (point-to-purchase only)
info@mushroomandcompany.com (questions)
Credit cards; Cash

Straight from the mushroom capital of the United States!
Mushroom and Company sells fresh and dried mushroom, mushroom coffee and tea (also iced), mushroom powder, meatless products, roasted products, purees, and mushroom supplements. They also sell mushroom t-shirts and trinkets.  In addition, they now have peanuts, taffy, Carmel corn, and some candy.


Slow Rise Baking Company  (weekly)
Lancaster, PA
http://www.slowrisebakery.com
Point-to-Purchase only  (at Friends of Pretzel Park table)
Cash

Brian Hernon is the baker at Slow Rise Bakery. He uses as many organic ingredients as is practical and no preservatives. He shapes by hand and follows artisan standards for ingredients, slow dough development and labeling. His breads contain a high percentage of fiber providing a fiber-carbohydrate ratio that is healthier than commercial bread and most of his breads do not contain oil which many bakeries use to makeup for their lack of flavor and keeping qualities.  He generally bakes the following breads:  Sourdough, Miche, 7-Grain, Sprouted Wheat, Whole Wheat, Spelt, Multigrain, Sunflower Flax, Maple Oat, Cinnamon Raisin, and Baguettes. He also bakes 4-seed cookies, peanut butter flourless cookies, honey crips and makes maple walnut granola.  Not every variety each week


.Dr. Wutzit’s Wonder Balls  (most weeks)  
Philadelphia, PA
facebook.com/DrWutzitsWonderBalls (point-to-purchase only)
Credit cards; Cash

Traveling food cart serving a delicious variety of handmade fried savory balls, including Lobster Mac Balls, Short Rib & Cheddar Balls, Buffalo Chicken Bleu Balls, and Classic Arancini.


Ray’s Reusables  (bi-weekly)
Philadelphia (Brewerytown), PA
https://raysreusables.com  (preorders by 12Noon on Fridays)
— when you order through my website, be sure to select “pick up” at checkout. I’ll email you after I receive your order to verify your pick up location.
Credit cards; Cash

Ray creates one-of-a-kind products designed with the environment in mind. Focusing on repurposed and organic materials she makes every day reusables including: travel cutlery rolls, zipper pouches, face masks, and more. For each mask that Ray sells she’s donating 20% of the profits from each to organizations working to feed the people of Philadelphia.
  pre-order deadline:  Friday by 12Noon
— select “pick up” at check out and Ray will email you to verify your pick up location.
Credit cards; Cash

Okwuma Originals, LLC  (currently, website only)
Philadelphia, PA
https://okwumaoriginals.com/discount/PPFM  [25% discount for Pretzel Park Farmers Market customers using this link or upon using the discount code “PPFM” at normal website checkout]
215-868-5201 (questions)
Major Credit cards and PayPal accepted via website
 
Michel founded the company two years ago while suffering from a horrible bout of shingles on her scalp, face, and body. After extensive research on natural remedies, she combined the wonderful anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties of raw Shea butter and oil with organic, virgin coconut and/or grapeseed oils and added the healing powers of pure, therapeutic grade Essential Oils. She made numerous butters, creams, oils, and spray mixtures with these ingredients and was able to drastically reduce the pain and shorten the duration of the shingles as well as the subsequent postherpetic neuralgia.
 
Her Shea-based Essential Oil blends are available in the following formats:
– Shea Butter-based Hair & Body Butters or Muscle & Joint Cream
–  Shea Oil-based Hair & Body Oils or Muscle & Joint Oil
–  Shea Butter-based Exfoliating Body Scrubs
–  Bath Soaking Salts
–  Home Spa Gift Boxes
–  Custom blended formulas 

Pale40 Wax – Pale40 Wax makes soy-based candles:  i.e., a 4oz candle evenly balanced to throw a consistently timeless scent whether lit or without flame. The burn times are tested per batch, and time and time again, result in a 22 to 25 hour throw per candle during a 2-1/2 hour burn session. The wicks are never hard to cut, the soy wax melts evenly throughout the burn process, and the jars are easy to empty, clean, and reuse.  Mark will be carrying Market favorites on a weekly basisThunder Storm, Coffee, Apple Orchard, Whiskey Neat, and Blissful Retreat – and will rotate the following:  Maple Bourbon, Lavender Meadow, Clementine Grove, and Japanese Zen Garden.
$7 for 4oz.; $14 for 8oz.
pre-order deadline:  Thursday by 8:00PM  [weekly]
pale40wax@gmail.com (preorders & Mail Order available)
Cash only
 
The Wandering Moss  (NEW)
Philadelphia (Manayunk), PA
Instagram: @thewanderingmoss
Credit and Debit Cards; Venmo; and Cash
 
Holly Cleary creates original illustrations (home, plants and animal), prints, cards, pins and charms. Currently accepting custom orders for home, family or pet portraits.  Custom orders are 1-2 week turn around.

Crisp Microgreens

Vendor Information

Ed Samaniego grows microgreens vertically and hydroponically. His microgreens varieties are: Purple Radish, Rose Radish, Sunflowers, Sweet Peas, Snow Peas, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Beets, Kale, and Wasabi. He also propagates and sells houseplants: Philodendrons and other Aroids, Monsteras, Hoyas, Peperomioides, Alocasias, Colonial, Begonias, and Oxalis


Greenhill Farms Rustic Woodshop – Philadelphia PA

Vendor Info

Founded in 2017, Steve Pomarico specializes in quality rustic home decor and food friendly items that emphasize the natural beauty of the wood by keeping the natural edge and bark, when possible, and accenting the wood’s grain. All wood is locally sourced. Items include small tables, cutting boards and serving trays, spoons, spoon rests and many kinds of small to mid-size bowls. Many pieces include turquoise or malachite inlay as an enhancement.

Cash only


Ash True Goods – Philadelphia (Roxborough), PA

Vendor Info

Morgan and Jason create housewares and wearables with a focus on natural elements.

⏰ pre-order deadline: Thursday by 6:00PM
http://ashtruegoods.com/ — use Promo Code PRETZEL for discounted date and select pick up at checkout.
Facebook, Instagram
Venmo; Cash


Rainy Day Handmade – Philadelphia (Roxborough), PA

Vendor Info

Amanda has all your face mask needs covered: over 100 prints to choose from and options to upgrade your mask with a strawhole, a clear vinyl window, or even a mask that doubles as a stylish scarf! Also, handmade tote bags, zipper pouches, and macrame wall hangings.

⏰ pre-order deadline: Thursday by 12 Noon
Instagram — @rainy.day.handmade and click through the “Masks!” highlight. All instructions & print options are on there. Or, if you don’t have Instagram, same information can also be found at the following Google Drive folder
Venmo; Paypal; Cash


Redwood Durable – Haddon Township, NJ

Vendor Info

Josh creates durable waxed canvas and leather goods.

https://www.redwooddurable.com/
Credit cards; Cash