If you sometimes long for a farm market in the dead of winter, fear not. The Dutch Wagon Market in Medford, New Jersey is open year round!
The market is open on Fridays and Saturdays and has an interesting array of food vendors. There is a wonderful bakery area with everything from sticky buns to whoopie pies. There is also a meat and cheese vendor with delicious selections from Lancaster-area farms. The poultry vendor has fresh chicken and turkey products, as well as barbecued chickens and ribs that often sell out before the market closes on Saturday afternoon.
A spice and candy vendor sells spice and chocolates in bulk, while the prepared food vendor features interesting delicacies such as beet-dyed eggs and broccoli salad.
The market also has a fresh produce stand and a small cafe. For those needing to eat on the run, there are hand-twisted hot pretzels and rich-tasting ice cream sold in cones and tubs by a Lancaster area producer.
If you need a shed or swing set, you can purchase those items at the market, too.
The Dutch Wagon Market is open on Fridays from 9-8 and on Saturday from 8 to 4.
The Dutch Wagon Market
109 Route 70
Submitted by Beth Christian, an attorney and budding food blogger who lives in Burlington County, New Jersey. She serves as Burlington County editor of the Jersey Bites blog, which has been featured in the New York Times.
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