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Taproot Farm

We are a family owned and operated farm in Berks County. We grow 100% of our vegetables and pasture-raise our hens on our farm, allowing us the ability to fulfill our promise of the most organic and sustainable farming practices in the industry.

Plus, we leverage our Berks County friendships to bring our members the most delicious artisan bread, artisan cheese, chemical-free mushrooms and IPM fruit.

Whether you are a member receiving a weekly fresh farm share (CSA), frequent our farmers markets, or purchase ingredients for your restaurant with us, you are part of our family and we commit to providing only the best.

Last Updated: October 17, 2017


66 Kemmerer Rd
Shoemakersville, PA 19555



Ola Creston & George Brittenburg

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Products Available From Our Farm Market

Products We Produce


Arugula, Asian Greens, Bok Choy, Pac Choi, Collards, Endive, Escarole, Kale, Lettuce, Micro Greens, Mizuna, Mustard Greens, Radicchio, Salad Mixes, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tatsoi, Pea Shoots & Sunflower Shoots

Root Crops

Beets, Carrots, Celeriac, Fennel, Garlic, Kohlrabi, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radishes, Rutabaga, Shallots, Sunchokes, Sweet Potatoes, Turnips

Seasonal Vegetables

Asparagus, Beans (Fresh), Broccoli, Broccoli Raab, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Eggplant, Garlic Scapes, Leeks, Okra, Peas, Peppers (Sweet), Peppers (Hot), Popcorn, Rhubarb, Scallions, Sweet Corn, Squash (Summer), Squash (Winter), Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Zucchini

Melons & Pumpkins

Cantaloupes, Watermelons


Herbs (Fresh), Herbs (Plants)


Blueberries, Strawberries

Orchard & Small Fruits

Apples, Apricots, Peaches, Pears


Tomato Sauce


veggie & herb starts in the spring!


Butter, Cheese (Cow), Yogurt (Cow)


Eggs (Chicken)

Baked Goods


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CSA Details

Summer CSA

Season Details

  • Season (# of weeks): 23
  • Season Starts: Beginning of June
  • Season Ends: Beginning of November

Full Shares

  • Cost: $665
  • Size: 10-12 Items

Half Shares

  • Cost: $485
  • Size: 6-8 Items

Possible Add-ons

Fruit, Bread, Cheese, Yogurt, Butter, Mushrooms

Pick-up Locations

Farm Pick-up

Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

East Passyunk, Philadelphia

1825 East Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

East Passyunk, Philadelphia

Bells Bikes
1320 East Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday: 2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Old City, Philadelphia

Farmers Market of Christ Churh
Church St (Between 2nd and American St)
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday: 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

South Philly, Philadelphia

Chaat & Chai
1532 Snyder Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday: 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Fishtown, Philadelphia

Good Spoon
1400 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday: 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

West Philly, Philadelphia

La Casa de Passiflora
4813 Chester Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Wednesday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mt. Airy, Philadelphia

Private Residence
E. Durham St.
Mt. Airy

Wednesday: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Allentown, PA

Zions UCC
620 Hamilton St
Allentown, PA

Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bethlehem, N. New St

Lux, the Eco-Friendly Salon
643 N New St
Bethlehem, PA

Thursday: 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Bethlehem, Main St.

Moravian Book Shop
428 Main St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018

Thursday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

West Reading

Every Body Pilates
629 Court St
West Reading, PA

Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Ambler Farmers Market
29 W Butler Pike
Ambler, PA

Saturday: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill Farmers Market
8229 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ardmore, PA

Private Residence
100 block of Linwood Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003

Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM


The Yoga Home
424 E Elm St.
Conshohocken, PA

Wednesday: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Gwynedd Valley

Private Residence
Grasshopper Lane
Gwynedd Valley, PA

Wednesday: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kutztown, PA

Kutztown Community Library
70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA

Wednesday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wernersville, PA

Spring Creek Farm
3880 N Church St.
Wernersville, PA

Wednesday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Winter CSA

Season Details

  • Season (# of weeks): 12
  • Season Starts: Beginning of November
  • Season Ends: Beginning of January

Farm Details

Farming Practices


  • Certified Naturally Grown
    (Since: 2014)


  • Use Only Organic Materials
  • Non-GMO
  • Antibiotic and Hormone Free
  • Pastured
  • Extended Growing Season

Benefits Acceptance

  • Accept FMNP


  • Acres Owned: 40
  • Acres Rented: 5
  • Acres in Production: 25

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