You can find local offerings at these places: canned apple butter, pretzels, chow-chow, sauerkraut, shoo-fly pie and scrapple.
Downtown Lancaster, is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
is open Friday and Saturday and some Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Manheim, is open Tuesday.
Groff’s Plant Farm
Kirkwood, a family-owned greenhouse business. click here for their Facebook page
Green Dragon Market
Ephrata, is open on Friday.
Oasis at Bird-in-Hand
Retail Store at 60 N. Ronks Road, Suite J, Ronks, PA 17572 Phone: 717-288-2154 They also have a stand at Central Market, Downtown Lancaster. Organic raw milk, cream and much more. www.reallivefood.org
White Oak Nursery
(Amish owned and operated) Amos Fisher’s nursery offers produce in season, eggs, cider, canned sauerkraut and chow-chow as well as baked goods. Amos is a friendly, well-read Amish farmer who enjoys talking to visitors.
Directions: Turn L out of Mussers’ driveway. Turn R onto 222 south. Immediately turn L onto White Oak Road. Amos Fisher’s is on the right several miles up the road and is marked by a brown sign with orange lettering.
Ferguson-Hassler Grocery Store
Quarryville, is owned by locals. We love Fergies! www.fergusonhassler.com
Willow Street, is another locally owned grocery store. www.darrenkamps.com
Christ Miller’s Natural Foods
(Amish owned and operated) Christ Miller’s Natural Foods in Intercourse is an Amish-owned health food store on a farm. They offer produce, supplements and some of the best organic cheeses anywhere. It’s out-of-the-way and a bit hard to find so ask one of the Mussers for directions.
Ben Beiler’s Grocery Outlet
(Amish owned) Ben Beiler’s Grocery Outlet is less than a mile from Mussers’. This Amish-owned “bent-and-dent” store offers perhaps the most cultural shopping experience you’ll ever have. There is no electricity so the walk-in freezer is operated by generated power. It’s crowded with bargain-hunters and bargains as well as Amish employees.
Directions: Turn R out of Mussers’ driveway. Turn R onto 222 south. Immediately turn L onto Camargo Road. Ben Beilers’ is on the L, less than ¼ mile.
Cherry Hill Orchards
More than just cherries, this local orchard lets you pick your own peaches, apples and lots of other delicious fruits. Or, if you like your fruit pre-picked, just stop by their store. While you’re there, buy some delicious cherry cider. www.cherryhillorchards.com
Kitchen Kettle Shops
in Intercourse offer traditional Lancaster County canned goods made by local Amish women that are popular gifts. www.kitchenkettle.com
Olio Olive Oils and Balsamics
The traditional general stores live on in Lancaster County and most of them are owned and operated by Amish people. They offer good quality kitchen goods, bolts of fabric, gardening tools and many other useful things at the lowest prices possible. You’ll hear Pennsylvania Dutch spoken and get a good picture of Amish life.
Dry Goods Store in Intercourse
In the center of the town known for Kitchen Kettle village shops, this store also has a pay phone on the front porch that was featured in the Harrison Ford movie, “Witness.” You’ll observe visitors having their pictures taken while talking on the very same phone used by Mr. Ford in that film.
Dry Goods Store in Georgetown
Goods Store in Quarryville
A more sophisticated Mennonite version of its Amish counterparts, we call this family-owned store full of practical necessities our “Mennonite K-Mart.”
Find bargains on popular brands including Gap, Banana Republic, Ralph Lauren, Pottery Barn, The Loft, Disney and more at the outlet malls that are only 15-minutes’ drive away.
Rockvale Square Outlets
Lancaster QVC Outlet Store in Rockvale Square
Designed with an upscale, easy-to-shop theme, their ever-changing selection includes jewelry, apparel, accessories, and home décor. So whether you’re looking for a ring, the latest handbag, or a gift for a loved one, you’ll find a variety of products at great values. www.qvc.com/StoresLancaster.content.html
Yarns, Fabrics, Quilts & Other Textiles
The Old Country Store
216 Witmer Road, Lancaster 717-392-4524
Little Pine Traditional Crafts
1873 Lincoln Hwy, Lancaster, PA 17602 (717) 735-0826
Bird-in-Hand. offers dyed fibers for weaving, dyes for dying, needles for knitting, hooks for hooking and local artists’ work. www.labadielooms.com
The Hathy House
Our favorite jewelry and art boutique. www.hathyhouse.com
Lancaster, Our favorite children’s store boutique.
There are many, many consignment and thrift stores in the county. We can help you find t hem.
Vintage by Amy