Welcome to the Berks County
Agricultural Coordinator's Office
Sheila Miller, Agricultural Coordinator
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Mission: Plans, directs, and coordinates agricultural business development and marketing of the agricultural industry and related businesses in the County of Berks. 

PRESS RELEASES

 

Bethel artists Gail Savage brings Painted Feathers to Ag Center

 
READING --- James Griesemer is a Berks County beekeeper who has added raising vegetables to his resume as a Penn Street Market vendor. Jim extracts honey from his bee hives and bottles it for customer sales and supplements his honey sales with produce that includes green beans, radishes, kale, peppers and more. He is on the PA Department of Agriculture’s list to accept Farm Market Nutrition Coupons. Jim and his wife, Christine, call their farming enterprise Bee-utiful Harvest. They are located near Wernersville.
 
Also on the state’s list to accept Farm Market Nutrition Program coupons at the Penn Street Market are Glenn Hoover’s Railside Produce, Reinholds; Rako and Melissa Zech, Sunrise Farm, Oley; and Bog Turtle Creek Farm, Alvernia University, Reading. Food stamps can also be used at the Penn Street Market through a wireless electronic benefits transfer device for eligible foods. Market hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Friday until October 3rd.
 

 

 

 

Penn Street Market Brimming with Season’s Best

 
READING --- James Griesemer is a Berks County beekeeper who has added raising vegetables to his resume as a Penn Street Market vendor. Jim extracts honey from his bee hives and bottles it for customer sales and supplements his honey sales with produce that includes green beans, radishes, kale, peppers and more. He is on the PA Department of Agriculture’s list to accept Farm Market Nutrition Coupons. Jim and his wife, Christine, call their farming enterprise Bee-utiful Harvest. They are located near Wernersville.
 
Also on the state’s list to accept Farm Market Nutrition Program coupons at the Penn Street Market are Glenn Hoover’s Railside Produce, Reinholds; Rako and Melissa Zech, Sunrise Farm, Oley; and Bog Turtle Creek Farm, Alvernia University, Reading. Food stamps can also be used at the Penn Street Market through a wireless electronic benefits transfer device for eligible foods. Market hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Friday until October 3rd.
 
 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Address:


Phone:
FAX:
Email:

Berks County Agricultural Center
1238 County Welfare Road
Leesport, PA 19533
610-898-5482
610-378-7961
smiller@countyofberks.com

 
 
Sheila Miller Agricultural Coordinator
Sheila Miller, Agricultural Coordinator
 
 

Items of Interest

Penn Street Market

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