There’s nothing better than a day spent browsing farmers markets in the Pocono Mountains. Some of the best farmers markets in PA are right here in Hawley. When you stay with us here at The Settlers Inn, you can walk right across the street to the local farmers market in Bingham Park. In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, you’ll find homemade baked goods, handcrafted items for the home, fresh flowers and items for children like handmade hair bows. Take a little time to buy local, get to know the vendors and have some fun shopping.
The Hawley Farmers Market is held every Friday through the month of October from 2 to 5 p.m. Be sure to check out Daniels Flower and Vegetable Stand, The Garden at Safford Farm, Maple Hill Farms, Marcia’s Homemade, Muellers’ Vegetable Farm, Michael and Doris Musselman Farm, Salem Mountain Natural Vegetables and Twin Maples Farm. A few non-food related vendors include Bob’s Woodworking featuring handmade lawn and garden items, Judy Goyette-Simons with decorative items for the home and Violets R Blue children’s boutique.
You can also buy local every day at Cocoon Coffee House and Bakery. Located just outside the historic Hawley Silk Mill, shoppers can find locally made cheese, coffee, eggs, milk, and butter. The coffee house also offers a large selection of made to order sandwiches and salads, great for a picnic lunch to go or for a special event.
Just 10 miles down the road in the neighboring town of Honesdale, you’ll find The Wayne County Farmers Market. Open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., offerings include an ever-changing selection of fruits and vegetables. Yatsonsky Farmers Market on the Owego Turnpike is open through October and is known for its homemade ice cream and maple syrup. The farm’s corn maze and pumpkin patch are popular fall attractions. Honesdale is also home to The Farmer’s Market at the Cooperage which is open every Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m through October.
Ritter’s Farm Markets began in 1955 and grew to include two locations. The Hamlin location on Route 590 is open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ritter’s is a favorite destination for home-grown corn, tomatoes, vegetables and pumpkins. The market also carries an assortment of baked goods and recently added fruit wines, grape wines and hard cider.
The Narrowsburg Farmers’ Market is worth the 17-mile drive from Hawley. Visitors to the open-air market located behind The Narrowsburg Union can shop over 15 farmers, food producers and artisans. Live entertainment and demonstrations are also scheduled on certain days throughout summer. The market is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October.
We would love for you to stay with us here at The Settlers Inn when you visit the Pocono Mountains. Our beautiful restored Arts and Crafts Lodge is home to 23 spacious guest suites with private bath. We have plenty of gardens to stroll and common areas to kick up your feet. Be sure to check out our Chef’s Demonstration Garden near The Potting Shed. We are the perfect setting for a romantic getaway or a trip for the entire family. For more information on our current specials or how to book a room with us, please give us call at 570-226-2993. We look forward to hearing from you soon!