October 1, 2014

Bucks County Food Tours

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Bucks County Food Tours is the vision of Lynne Goldman and Alan Brown, two Bucks County locavores with a passion for local food that’s contagious. Just give them an idea of what type of foodie related stops would interest you and they’ll handle the rest, including transportation. I recently took my parents and wife on [...]

Strawberry Farm Tour

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On Saturday, June 11th at 9am, bring your family for a free morning of touring, picking and eating strawberries at the Longview Center for Agriculture’s you-pick organic strawberry fields in Collegeville, PA. The farm manager will start the day at 10 am with a lecture and tour of the farm, followed by the opportunity to pick [...]

Linvilla Orchards Strawberry Season is Here!

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From their e-newsletter: Linvilla Orchards strawberry season is here!  Spend some time with your family at Linvilla and catch a hayride to the pick your own fields where you can experience the true taste of a just picked strawberry -you can’t get them any fresher! No time to pick? No probelm, stop by our Farm [...]

Anselma Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Opening Day

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On Wednesday, May 25 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm, the Anselma Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market will have their Opening Day festivities including butterfly crafts and butterfly story times throughout the day. This is a great place to bring your kids for a fun afternoon at a lovely location — the historic Anselma Mill in Chester Springs. [...]

Lansdale Farmers’ Market Opening Day

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This Saturday, May 21st is Opening Day at the Lansdale Farmers’ Market. From their newsletter: New offerings include an expanded selection of meat, cheese, dairy & eggs. We’ve also added an additional chemical free produce vendor, providing more choices for our environmentally conscience customers. New options for artisan baked goods will be available as well [...]

Amaranth Gluten Free Bakery New to Collingswood Market

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From the Collingswood Farmers’ Market newsletter: Look for Amaranth Gluten Free Bakery, they’re new to the Market. They bake breads with brown rice, amaranth and millet and use natural sweeteners like honey and molasses in their sweet treats. Pre-ordering is offered to make sure they bring your favorites just for you, click here for info. Great news [...]

Oakmont Farmers Market 2011 Season Opens Wednesday May 18

On Wednesday, May 18, the Oakmont Farmers Market in Havertown, Delaware County will open for the 2011 season. Find them in the Oakmont Parking lot from 3pm to 7pm. You will enjoy a plethora of local vendors with their homegrown fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats, cheeses, fruit butters, soaps and more. Find them on [...]

Skippack Farmers’ Market opens at New Location

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This Sunday, May 15th, is Opening Day for the Skippack Farmers’ Market in their new location. Spring is in the air and the Skippack Farmers’ Market is ready tousher in the season on Opening Day, this Sunday, May 15th, 2011. The Sunday market runs weekly from 10 AM – 1 PM. The Skippack Farmers’ Market [...]

Opening Day for Farmers Market at Great Valley

Tuesday, May 12th is the Opening Day for the 2011 Season of the Farmers Market at Great Valley, located on the Penn State Great Valley campus in Malvern. The market will be open from 11am-2pm featuring fresh vegetables from Brogue Hydroponics and Blueberry Hill Farm, gourmet frozen fruit popsicles by Mompops, artisan breads and granola from Great [...]

Proposed New Regulations for Farmers Markets in Montgomery County

I received this information in a newsletter from the Upper Merion Farmers’ Market. This is very disturbing news for farmers and those enjoy the health and environmental benefits of buying local food. I am reposting with their permission. We want to alert you to a situation that we are currently monitoring regarding farmers markets and proposed [...]

Spring Strawberries Have Arrived at Greensgrow Farms

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The first of this season’s strawberries are here, straight from central Delaware’s Fifer Orchards. Greensgrow Farms will be selling these sweet springtime delights at their farm stand while supplies last.  The market is open Saturday from 10am to 3pm at 2501 E. Cumberland Street, Philadelphia. Meanwhile, if you haven’t signed up for a CSA yet, Greensgrow [...]

Glenside Farmer’s Market Opening Day May 7

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The 2011 Season starts this Saturday at the Glenside Farmer’s Market. Asparagus and spring greens are in season, and NOTHING is as delicious as farm fresh asparagus. It won’t be around for long, so make the most of it while you can get it. If you need a tasty asparagus recipe, check out my Asparagus [...]

Collingswood Farmers’ Market Opening Day May 7

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The Collingswood Farmers’ Market celebrates the arrival of spring and announces the opening of the 2011 Market Season on Saturday, May 7th. The ribbon cutting ceremony is at 8 AM, and then it’s time to stock up on all of that fabulous fresh produce. At 9 AM, musical guest Dave Kelly will provide the first live [...]

Open House at Yellow Springs Farm

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On May 7th-8th and May 21-22, from 10am – 4pm, Yellow Springs Farm in Chester Springs, PA will be hosting their Spring Native Plant Sale and Open House. Our event features over 200 species of native plants, including trees, shrubs, grasses, ferns, and flowers. Don’t miss the artisanal goat cheese tasting, and ever popular goat [...]

View Food Matters at the Hardbean Café in Boyertown

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The Boyertown Area Community Wellness Council and Frecon Farms are sponsoring a Coffee and Cinema film series called “Why Your Food Matters.” Join Boyertown area residents at the Hardbean Café on Wednesday, May 11th at 6:30 PM for the showing of Food Matters. ‘Food Matters’ is a hard hitting, fast paced look at our current [...]

Organic, Locally Sourced Pizza at Bake 425

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If you’re a localvore who is a fan of pizza, look no further than Bake 425 located on Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr. Word on the street is that these artisanal bake-at-home pizzas are made with organic, seasonal ingredients that are sustainably grown and sourced. You can also order gluten-free, vegan and whole-wheat pizzas. Personally, I can’t [...]

Turning Roots Farm Currently Accepting CSA Apps

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A friend just alerted me to Turning Roots Farm – an organic and biodynamic family farm located in Chester County. According to their site, they are currently accepting applications for their 2011 CSA. If you live in Chesco and are looking for an organic CSA, you may want to check them out. If anyone has used [...]

Early Spring Produce Arrives at Reading Terminal Market

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It’s finally spring and the local growing season is finally getting into the swing of things!  The early spring crops are just coming in, so stop by the Market for fresh and locally grown veggies. Nothing tastes quite as good as truly fresh produce. Here’s a list of what you will find at the Reading [...]