July 25, 2014

Inverbrook Farm

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Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Chester County in West Grove, PA, Inverbrook Farm is a sustainable family farm with a commitment to environmental stewardship, strengthening the community, and an enjoyable livelihood. They are currently accepting members to their CSA for the 2011 growing season, and you can download a form with more information and a [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Honey Bee Festival at Phoenixville Farmers Market

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On Saturday, May 7th, the Phoenixville Farmers Market is hosting a Honey Bee Festival. Gunter Hauk, Bee Advocate, will speak on Colony Collapse Disorder. The film, Queen of the Sun, will be shown at the Colonial Theater. There will be children’s crafts, a puppet show, live music and storytelling. This is also Opening Day for the [...]

Red Haven Farm

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Red Haven Farm is  family owned and operated farm that specializes in raising pastured animals for meat, as well as chickens for eggs. They are located near Oxford, Pennsylvania and bring their products to several farmer’s markets in the area. Those markets include the Media Farmer’s Market, Kennett Square Farmer’s Market, Collegeville Farmer’s Market, New [...]

Linvilla Orchards: Hayrides to Bunnyland

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Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards start this weekend! Take a hayride through the woods, visit the Easter Bunny’s house, and take home a treat! Cost is $8 per person. Hayrides are open April 9th and 10th, and the 16th through 23rd from 11am to 4pm. Also take a pony ride or get your face [...]

Hayrides to the Easter Bunny at Highland Orchards

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Highland Orchards has just announced that the Easter Bunny has taken up residence at the orchard. Come celebrate with a hayride to see the Easter Bunny – a Highland Orchards Easter tradition! Hayrides are held from noon to 4 PM on the following four weekends in April: Saturday April 2nd & Sunday April 3rd Saturday [...]

Hayrides to the Easter Bunny at Highland Orchards

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Mark your calendars! For four weekends in April, Highland Orchards will offer hayrides to see the Easter Bunny. This is a fun event for the whole family. When you’re done, be sure to stop by the farm store for fresh produce as well as delectable pies and their award winning Apple Cider Donuts. Easter Bunny [...]

Paradocx Vineyard

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Paradocx Vineyard is located in Landenberg, Chester County. Owned by the Hoffman and Harris families, Paradocx uses the finest local ingredients to make their wine.  They make more than 25 varieties of delicious wine and there are three different tasting locations, one that is on the vineyard’s property. They are currently accepting applications for their [...]

Kreutz Creek Vineyards

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Kreutz Creek Vineyards is a locally owned and operated vineyard in southern Chester County. Jim Kirkpatrick is the winemaker for Kreutz Creek Vineyards. He started making wine from a kit that his wife, Carole, gave him for his birthday in 1989. (Carole truly believes that’s how the “monster” was created.) Since everyone liked the wines [...]

North Star Orchard opens its CSA!

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It’s Open Enrollment time for the Fruit and Veggie CSA at North Star Orchard! Last year’s members had first dibs in January; now it’s your turn. They are 2/3 full for 2011, so sign up soon if you’d like to join this year. Find full details at their website: NorthStarOrchard.com

Shoo Mama’s Farm Fresh Café in West Chester – $10 Off!

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With today’s Groupon deal, you can purchase $20 worth of food for $10 at Shoo Mama’s Farm Fresh Café in West Chester. Not familiar with Groupon? Groupon negotiates huge discounts—usually 50-90% off—with popular businesses. We send the deals to thousands of subscribers in our free daily email, and we send the businesses a ton of [...]

Red Haven Farm at the Kennett Square Winter Market Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, January 20, the Kennett Square Winter Market will be open and Red Haven Farm of Chester County will be one of the farms in attendance.  They  will have grass-fed beef, pastured chicken, and free range eggs available for purchase.  To receive more information about Red Haven Farm and to request a 2011 Product Price [...]

Shankstead Farm = Your Family Cow!

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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 [...]

Forks Farm Market and Buying Club

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Forks Farm is a once-a-month buying club delivering to Chester and Delaware Counties, with no minimum order and no commitment to buy each month. They offer fresh foods from local family farms, including pasture-raised meats, eggs, raw dairy, produce, breads, baked goods, nuts, honey and more. They are located in Columbia County, but they deliver [...]

Kimberton Whole Foods

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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 [...]