Leighty's Farm Market, Inc.has been one of the area's best known landmarks for one-hundred years. Founded by Lloyd and Harv Leighty (League-tee or Lee-tee) in Newry, Pennsylvania around 1909, the market grew to it’s present size around 1960, when Lloyd’s son, Don, took over the market and started expanding the business. The old adage of 'treat the customer the way you want to be treated' and 'stock nothing but the freshest product always with an eye on quality' has paid off.
In 1993 Don’s daughter, Donna and her husband, Brian, took the market over and have continued the tradition of stressing quality. The large complex has so much to offer in the way of diversity. Along with produce, the store also sports a gigantic Flower World, April through July and Halloween decorations in autumn, as well as a variety of other grocery and non-food items. Candy World offers tons of bulk candy that will satisfy in any season. An indoor flea market is held in the greenhouse on Sundays during the winter months. Adding to the uniqueness, the store also features several leased departments including Mark’s Computers, Leighty’s Flooring by Knisley, Snyder Photography, Haunted Fright Fest in fall and Frosty's Christmas Tree Fest in early winter.
Across the street is Leighty's Boot Warehouse, a shop filled with plenty of clothing, footwear, and other supplies for outdoorsmen. Outside, on Sundays, visit the hundreds of vendors at Leighty's 29 Acre Outdoor Flea Market, filled with a variety of goods throughout late spring, summer and fall. If you want to practice your golf swing, visit Golf World by Knisely, located next door.
Also do not miss the delicious freshly prepared fried chicken and hickory smoked barbecue ribs at Leighty's Chik-N-Ribs in nearby Roaring Spring during summer and fall.
So if you want a great way to spend an afternoon plan on coming back to the farm and let us be your host.
See old photos to learn more about the history of our family!