Thursday, May 2, 2013
The change is an effort to accommodate the way people shop today, according to the market's manager.
The Lancaster County Farmers Market changed its hours of operation starting May 1. On Wednesdays and Fridays, the market will be open at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Saturdays it will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stand holders have the option to open earlier if they choose. "We do appreciate our early long term regulars, so The Luncheonette will be serving Breakfast at 6 a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, and 7 a.m. on Saturdays," Andrew Kochel stated in the comment thread under this article.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The new stand, which features barbeque, fried chicken and rotisserie chicken and turkey, replaces Lapp's.
Countryview Barbeque opened at the Lancaster County Farmer's Market on Friday. The new stand is located at the old Lapp’s location. The stand serves rotisserie chicken and turkey, smoked baby back ribs, fried chicken, custom cut fresh poultry, chicken and turkey sausage, Zook’s Chicken pies, and a number of side dishes and desserts. Every item the stand serves comes from someone the owners know personally or from someone who lives in their Lancaster County community. Countryview Barbeque has already started taking orders for the holidays. The stand is run by Daryl Blank and his mother, Joyce Blank. They come from a family of dairy farmers, but Daryl began working in a market at the age of 14. His work at a local market in Lancaster …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The meat and fish purveyor has been in Wayne for 61 years.
After 61 years in business, Floyd K. Alderfer and Sons meat and fish purveyors are closing up shop on June 16. They have been located in the Lancaster County Farmers Market since 1977; before that they were in the 100 block of East Lancaster Avenue in downtown Wayne. Denny Alderfer, one of the Alderfer sons, has been running the business along with his brother Keith and their father Floyd. He said the job requires working for at least 80-hours every week, and now he is ready to take some time off and volunteer. So what will he miss most? "The people," he said."And even the work is good." Alderfer said they are not selling the family business nor its name. "We've loved doing it. We're leaving on a high note. No regrets."