Root's Country Market & Auction

Root’s Country Market and Auction is a renowned farmers market that opens every Tuesday. It was originally founded in 1925 by A.W. Root as a poultry auction. Now, it has flourished into a thriving country market that offers a variety of goods, such as bakeries, delis, butchers, local and imported produce, crafts, jewelers, collectibles, and antiques.

Visit and experience the Lancaster County tradition of food, fun, and family that has been thriving since 1925 at Root’s Market. As the oldest single-family-run country market in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Root’s Market is a heritage destination that offers a wide array of fresh food and items for sale.

Root’s Market started as a humble poultry auction in 1925 and has since undergone an evolution to become an integral part of Lancaster County. Today, visitors can immerse themselves in the rich history of the county while enjoying the fresh produce and an extensive range of items available.

Roots Country Market Auction

At Root’s, there is something for everyone. Visitors can look forward to a weekly produce auction every Tuesday featuring fresh meats, deli items, baked goods, flowers, handmade crafts, antiques, collectibles, and household items from over 200 standholders. With such a diverse range of products, Root’s has become a must-visit destination for both locals and tourists.

Root’s Country Market and Auction hosts two auctions on Tuesdays – one for small animals and another for plants and produce.

The Graystone Small Animal Sale can be reached at 717-898-0755, with equipment auctioned off at 3 pm and animals at 4:30 pm. Receiving hours are from 8 am until the end of the auction.

Stover’s Produce Auction can be reached at 717-898-0666. The produce auction starts at 1 pm, followed by the flower auction at 4 pm, and the shrub auction at 6 pm. Receiving hours for produce are on Tuesday at 7 am.

Customers have praised Root’s Country Market and Auction for its excellent selection of fresh produce, meats, dairy, prepared foods, and baked goods at great prices. The market also offers a nice variety of other products, including fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, and cheese.

For those who come with an appetite, there are plenty of food options available, such as fresh-made subs, wings, pretzel dogs, barbecue, and even Greek food.

In conclusion, Root’s Market is a unique destination that embodies the essence of Lancaster County. Visit and experience the tradition of food, fun, and family while exploring the vast selection of fresh produce and items for sale. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience.


Information Courtesy of:

Dale E. Anstine, 2 West Market Street #3, York, PA 17401

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