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Made by Hand Artisanal Food at Market Square.

There’s an increased interest in artisanal food.

Located in heart of Central Pennsylvania, Tait Farm Foods prides itself on handcrafting foods for more than 20 years. Certified organic, the diversified family farm dedicates 10 acres to vegetables, fruits and green house production, and the Tait’s manufacture a line of 50+ artisanal, specialty foods.

Kim Tait, of Tait Farm Foods creates artisanal specialty food products.

“All of our products are made by hand in small batches and we use only natural ingredients. You can really tell or taste the difference,” says Kim Tait.

Artisanal fruit shrubs by Tait Farm Foods.

Fruit shrubs by Tait Farm Foods add a burst of fresh fruit flavor to beverages.

Tait Farm Foods is home to the “Original Shrub” crafting their prized Raspberry Shrub since 1987 when an over abundant crop of raspberries led to concocting and reintroducing the Colonial beverage recipe. Fruit shrubs add a burst of fresh fruit flavor from classic cocktails to alcohol-free artisan mocktails. The handcrafted line has evolved into a full line of fruity flavors including rhubarb, cherry, cranberry, ginger, lemon, lime, wild blueberry, orange, spiced apple and strawberry.

Artisanal condiments by Tait Farm Foods.

Savory condiments handcrafted by Tait Farm Foods.

Since the first bottles of shrub, the line of products has grown to include delectable fruit spreads, dessert sauces, well-rounded and balanced vinaigrettes, all-natural cooking sauces, culinary salts, chai products, specialty mixes for pancakes, scones, skillet cornbread, dips and cheese balls and savory condiments to include chutneys, relishes, mustards and pepper jellies,

“We are thrilled to showcase the tradition and craftsmanship of the Tait’s artisan food products,” says Kathy Goodrich, president of Market Square. “The interest in artisanal foods is on the rise. Consumers are looking for healthy alternatives from the mass brands carried in supermarkets. The Tait brand brings their unique quality of hand-crafted specialty food products to our show that buyers are looking to carry.”

Food Processing explains the increased demand for artisanal foods in their recent article, “Artisanal Foods Increase in Popularity”

Artisanal dessert sauces by Tait Farm Foods.

Delectable dessert sauces handmade by Tait Farm Foods.

Artisanal specialty mixes by Tait Farm Foods

Specialty mixes by Tait Farm Foods.

The February market for Market Square Shows runs February 7-9, 2016 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA. Market Square Shows showcases unique, one of a kind home décor products in the traditional, farmhouse, primitive and vintage styles. Learn more at Learn about Tait Farm Foods at