Harnish Farms is a crop production business located in southern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Each year, about 50 acres are devoted to growing fresh market produce. We are a wholesale producer of fruits and vegetables, including cantaloupes, watermelons, and pumpkins. Our products are distributed all over the East Coast. The majority of our customers are local grocery stores, farmers market vendors and local produce auctions.
Harnish Farms is honored to be a part of the PA Preferred program to to ensure our customers that we are devoted to giving them the freshest produce possible. To make this feasible, we have a great deal of manual labor to complete throughout the season. Harnish Farms is proud to hire our farm labor locally, as this creates jobs in our community and teaches the value of a strong work ethic.
Bryan Harnish is the farm owner. He is a 2009 graduate of Penn State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science. In the Department of Crop and Soil Science, his studies focused on crop production systems, agricultural business management and vegetable crop production. Bryan’s education and research experiences at Penn State, along with a passion for growing crops, inspired him to expand his previously part-time farming ventures into a full-time business.