I’m referring of course to the New Hope Farmers’ Market which has moved back to its previous location at the New Hope-Solebury High School campus grounds.
“It is wonderful to be back,” says Susan Pierson, market manager. It’s been a bumpy season for so many reasons. The market had opened the season at [...]
Being in the business, as it were, I keep my nose in the air, always sniffing for tidbits about area restaurants – specials, openings, moves, etc. From time to time, I’ll share them with you. Why should I have all the fun?
The Yardley Inn is open for business! The Inn survived Hurricane [...]
Ah, Irene. You are striking fear in the hearts of many. Let’s pray you’re not as nasty as they are making you out to be.
It would be an understatement to say this weekend is overshadowed by Hurricane Irene. First priority is battening down the hatches, putting anything away that might be a projectile in [...]
As a member of the Anchor Run Farm CSA (community supported agriculture), we receive weekly updates from our farmers, Dana Hunting and Derek McGeehan. I always enjoy their emails. They are a cross between farm report and nature essay. I like them too because they inform and educate, sharing how my vegetables grow [...]
I have friends who live in rural Maine. “We never have to lock our cars when we go out,” they brag. “Except in August.” (pause) “Tourists?” the listener asks. “No. It’s just that if you don’t lock your car, when you come back it’s full of tomatoes and zucchini!”
Too true, too true. As we [...]
No, I’m not referring to the famous book by Ray Bradbury. I’m talking about local dandelions, carefully harvested and turned into a sweet dessert wine. I’ve heard about it over the years but had no idea how it would taste. Now Wycombe Vineyards has this year’s harvest of Dandelion Wine available – while [...]
If some of these “scattered thunderstorms” can hold off, it looks like a pretty decent weekend. Which is great news if you are heading over to the 2011 Middletown Grange Fair. We will be going tonight – for the BBQ Chicken Dinner, of course, and to see the bunnies and maybe buy a [...]
I know you’ve all been waiting with bated breath for the winners of the Zucchini Races at the Lower Makefield Farmers’ Market this past Thursday, August 11, 2011. The pictures say it all.
Fastest Zucchini: “The Spirit of Sam” by Sam Hoffman
2nd place: “Mr. Bug-ini” by Samuel Barnes
Best Decorated Zucchini: “Princess La-ini” [...]
Mid-August and the farmers’ markets are bursting with local bounty. And thanks to US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the week of August 7 through August 13 has been named National Farmers’ Market Week. Now, if only we could get the feds to support small family farms more and build up regional food systems (an [...]
…five of which are in Bucks County or nearby! Kudos to these restaurants for being acknowledged by Zagat and their readers as the Ten Best Waterside Restaurants in the Philadelphia Area (and Bucks!). For the key to the ratings, click here. The highest rating is ’30′.
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