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Dec 16, 2009 11:19 AM

Best place to buy a ham - Mainline area or Center City

Any suggestions on where to buy a nice ham for Christmas Day.
There will be approx. 22 people.

Any suggestions welcome.

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  1. Fair Food Farms in the RTM used to bring them in - haven't seen anything this holiday though - might be worth a call! I got one from them a couple years ago and it was great!

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    1. re: Bigley9

      go online and get a Harrington cob smoked ham and have it shipped. It has the most delicious flavor due to the cob smoking that you will ever find in a ham. Well worth it and I'm sure you can get it by Christmas.

      1. re: JNUNZMAN

        This Harrington cob smoked sounds wonderful! Thank you!

    2. Try Groff`s meats near Lancaster. They have less salt than most, are inexpensive, ship with no grief and IMHO are the bomb, been getting them for a long time.

      1. S. Clyde Weaver in the Lancaster County Farmer's Market. Here is a link to the web page of the farmer's market which lists the various vendors in the market. If you scroll down you will find a link for S. Clyde Weaver. The hams are from Lancaster County and excellent. http://www.lancastercountyfarmersmark...

        1. So, where did you finally get your ham from and how was it???

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          1. re: JNUNZMAN

            I had to go to Allentown on the 22nd for business and ended up with a Honey Baked Ham which was good.

            1. re: BRI328

              Is Eugene Moyer/Blooming Glen pork still in the reading Terminal Market? There's is the best! Perhaps even worth a trip out to Blooming Glen in Bucks County.

          2. I had the best ham ever at a holiday party this year. It was from Meadow Run Farm, a Lancaster County farm that sells humanely raised meats. If you plan ahead, you can order through the buying club at Farm to City.