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Tired of those nasty frozen supermarket turkeys? Here’s a list of local farms, markets and caterers that can get a fresh turkey on your table this Thanksgiving. Many also offer sides and other full meal options updated for 2016.

How much turkey should you order? A good rule of thumb is 1 pound per […]

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This warm October weather is certainly unusual, but when you live on the East Coast, you expect Mother Nature to abide by her own rules. Remember the one year it snowed near the week of Halloween?

Despite the wonky temperatures we have experienced in 2016, the harvest season for local wineries has been great. Many vineyards […]

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“There are three things that I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.”
— Linus, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

What you should discuss is how many pumpkins can fit in your trunk, because Bucks County has plenty of them (you just need to know where to look!). Right […]

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The best part about living in Bucks County (or Pennsylvania in general) is seeing the season change right before your eyes. Pumpkins appear in the patches, farmers markets are still bursting with fresh produce, and you can’t drive anywhere without seeing those colorful fall trees.

Another great part about Bucks County in the fall is […]

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The 2016 Apple Report

On October 5, 2016 By

Now that we are all embracing the fall weather, it’s time to welcome the abundance of seasonal produce. Apples are already ripe and being picked at local orchards, and there are plenty more on the way.

Here’s a listing of apples in Bucks and nearby that are available for sale and for pick-your-own, as of October 5, […]

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Cross the finish line to support local food and farmers this Saturday, September 3, right through Delaware Valley University‘s scenic campus.

The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and the Bucks County chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local® will host their 2nd Annual Bucks County Foodshed 5K and 1-mile Fun Run. All proceeds benefit […]

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Shopping local is one way you can give back to the community and support your area’s farmers. You might know that agriculture is Pennsylvania’s largest industry, but did you know that there are more than 1,000 farm markets and community farmers’ markets in the state? You’ll find Pennsylvania produce year-round, but some of the tastiest fruits and vegetables flourish in […]

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We think we’ve done a pretty good job at hyping up all the end-of-summer produce, and we don’t plan on stopping! This week’s farmers market report covers what’s new as well as some good tips on tomatoes—like how to cook and freeze them. As for what is available, just about everything you can grow in Bucks County […]

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Happy Monday! Let’s hope that the heat wave ends soon so that we can step outside without instantly being drenched in sweat.

They say one way to beat the heat is to continuously drink water. I think that’s boring, so I spike my water with fresh fruit and herbs. Pick up some peaches, berries or […]

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Sorry to interrupt your day but this message is brief: You can now pick your own watermelons.

You can also buy local, fresh watermelon at certain farmers markets in the area, but at Peace Valley Winery, you can pick-your watermelons as the fields open today, August 3 at 10 am. The price is […]

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The past ten years—the last five in particular—has seen a large influx of young farmers in Bucks County. They are passionate about growing healthy, fresh food using sustainable and organic practices. In this series, Bucks County Taste interviews these farmers to learn more about who they are.

“I find that people are pretty surprised when […]

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You see it on all the Facebook pages of local farms and farm markets: When are the blackberries? Are the pick-your-own blueberries available? When will the tomatoes be ready? Do you have any cantaloupe? Before you post all those questions, let us help out — with this week’s farmers market report.

Summer is in full swing (in case you hadn’t noticed the […]

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Blueberries, raspberries, cherries, oh my! And it’s July, which means the blueberries are coming in, followed by the cherries, and then raspberries.

Farmer Caleb Torrice, who with his wife, Patricia, own and farm Tabora Farms, says their blueberry crop will be more spread out this year due to the cold weather we had earlier this spring. […]

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What a weekend! Hopefully this three-day celebration was filled with good people, fireworks, and food. Even though it’s back-to-the-daily-grind for most people, the party doesn’t have to stop. Here’s a few local foodie events happening this week to get you to the next weekend.

Schnitzel Night. Join the United German Hungarians in Bensalem for a […]

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Bucks County farmers markets and farm stores are now bursting with local produce, fruit, flowers and more. With the exception of Friday (much-needed rain), this coming week’s weather is perfect for wandering around Bucks County and picking up some fresh food.

The big news this week? BLUEBERRIES. Solebury Orchard starting selling them last […]

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