September 2, 2015

Bucks County Food Tours

bucks county food tours

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 [...]

Farm To Table Dinner at Crossing Vineyards


Join Lynne Goldman of Bucks County Taste for her first Farm-To-Table Dinner of the season on Saturday, April 16th at Crossing Vineyards, a “two-hundred year old Bucks County estate, less than a mile from the place where George Washington crossed the Delaware in 1776.” Lynne will be the guest speaker at a five-course gourmet meal including Crossing Vineyards‘ internationally-acclaimed [...]

None Such Farm

Many know None Such Farm as a place to go strawberry picking in the spring or for its fun Pumpkin festival on the weekends in October. It’s that big gorgeous farm you pass on the way to Peddler’s Village. But across the street from the family-owned farm is a cool red building which is their farmers market with plenty [...]

Jules Organic Thin Crust Pizza


Jules Thin Crust Pizza is a BYOB after my own heart. Not only do they use local and organic ingredients whenever possible, they offer salads and pizza with three types of crusts – organic white, organic wheat, AND gluten-free! They have vegan cheese available by request, nitrate-free bacon, hormone-free meats, and tons of veggies!  Customers [...]

Tabora Farm and Orchard


Tabora Farm and Orchard is nestled in the heart of Bucks County, in Chalfont on Upper Stump Road.  Whenever I have somewhere special to go, I always stop at Tabora for some treats.  My mom and aunt have gone there for years, so it was a natural choice when I started buying for my family! [...]

Ottsville Indoor Farmers’ Market


Are you feeling blue from the lack of CSA pickups and farm markets? We sure are! Imagine our excitement when we heard about the Ottsville Indoor Farmers’ Market.  The market is located inside the greenhouse at Linden Hill Gardens, so you do not have to worry about the weather, they have you covered (literally!) Open [...]

Palovchak’s Produce


Palovchak’s Produce, located on Koeger’s Farm in Doylestown, is a farm offering CSA full and half shares. Their weekly distribution of either a Full or Half Share includes a total of 7 to 10 different fruits, vegetables and herbs, depending on the time of the growing season. They are family owned and operated and they [...]

Down to Earth Cafe


Let me tell you about my new favorite place, Down to Earth Cafe, located in Perkasie, Bucks County. The decor is simple and fresh, the smoothies are out of this world, and the service is delightful. I have encountered three different ladies during my two visits and all three were very friendly. Our mission is [...]

Shankstead Farm = Your Family Cow!

your family cow

The Family Cow Store and Delivery Service is an EcoFarm located in Chambersburg, PA, but they are now delivering to drop points all over the Philadelphia area. Since haven’t had the opportunity YET to take a tour of the farm, I spoke with Edwin, one of the farmers.  As I spoke to him, I could [...]

Doylestown Farmers’ Market


The Doylestown Farmers’ Market is a local producer-only market that was started in 1979 by the Buckingham Township Civic Association.  Today it’s a bustling marketplace with over 20 vendors.  Many are happy to take pre-orders, so be sure to peruse their website for contact info and more information on what is available. From their site: [...]

Kimberton Whole Foods


Kimberton Whole Foods has been serving the Chester County area for almost 25 years.  From their humble beginnings selling Seven Stars Yogurt across from the Kimberton Waldorf School to their current expansion to four stores serving the Greater Philadelphia area, Terry and Pat Brett have maintained their commitment to the promotion of locally-grown, primarily organic [...]

Backyard Bison


Backyard Bison, located in Upper Bucks County, PA, and is a 4th generation farm that is owned and operated by Rod Wieder and his family. After reading Jo-Lynne’s recent post at Musings of a Housewife about adding bison into her family’s culinary repertoire, I felt compelled to share a local source with all of my [...]

Milk House Farm Market

Milk House Farm Market in Newtown, Bucks County, is an old dairy barn on their farm.  They are open year round and sell their own eggs from humanely raised free roaming chickens (many you might see if you visit). They sell their own produce whatever is in season (I have gotten wonderful salad greens, sweet [...]

Town Crier Bakery


The Town Crier Bakery, located in the heart of Bucks County in the lovely Peddler’s Village, is owned and operated by local Doylestown residents, Roseann & Kerry Burns. The Town Crier Bakery does baking the old fashion way, with quality ingredients and hand crafted goodness, without breaking your already tight budget. Cinnamon buns, butter cakes, [...]

Fairview Farm Market

If you are looking for wonderful seasonal peaches, look no further than Fairview Farm Market in Pineville, Bucks County. Fairview has their own homegrown peaches that are the best I have ever tasted. They also sell their own apples in the fall and numerous other seasonal produce. They sell milk in glass bottles from a [...]

Brumbaugh’s Farm

Brumbaugh’s Farm in Telford, along the Montgomery and Bucks county line, is a small farm. Ed Brumbaugh is the farmer, and he is friendly. Their fruit is delicious. I had the most incredible raspberries, blueberries, onions, melons, tomatoes, peaches, and zucchini.  They also sell jams and beautiful flowers. Farm stand hours are 9am till dusk, Mondays [...]

Hendricks Farm & Dairy

Hendricks Farm & Dairy in Telford, along the Bucks and Montgomery county line, has grass fed meats, raw milk, yogurt, and award-winning cheeses. They also sell soaps. Last week I bought their cabiolette and cheddar bley – both incredible cheeses. I tried their sausage, hot dogs (with out nitrates), and chicken tenders. Everything was delicious. [...]

Anchor Run Farm CSA


Anchor Run Farm CSA is located in Wrightstown, Bucks County.  We joined Anchor Run Farm CSA last year and we loved it. This is our loot from the first week (missing from the pic is okra, cherry tomatoes and soybeans). This is our first watermelon from the coop, and it’s yummy! You pay for either [...]