It’s been slowly popping up – for sale – here and there, but I’ve heard from some of the major farms that it’s “in.” Shady Brook Farm in Yardley (and at The Market at Del Val), None Such Farm in Buckingham, Solly’s Farm in Ivyland, and
by guest blogger Elisabeth Villarroel
None Such Farms’ asparagus is amazing, and going fast. Last weekend we got a bunch of the purple and green stalks and when we went back for more at noon this Sunday there was a sign outside that said “No asparagus until Monday.” Luckily for [...]
People in Bucks County are spoiled. You heard me right. Spoiled.
My sister lives in England, in the Cotswolds. It is green, lush and beautiful, like Bucks County in many ways. She lives in a small – and I mean small – village with farms all around. I once asked her what her neighbor farmers [...]
My friend Elaine, who grew up in wartime England, told me how the appearance of asparagus in the spring was a source of real joy during her childhood. It was the first fresh vegetable after a winter of canned goods.
I think we’ve lost that feeling of excitement at seeing the first fruits of our local [...]
Easter confections always look so good – so spring-like and colorful. I probably don’t need to tell you where to buy your candy and sweets, but Kim Laughlin, a.k.a. The Cookie Lady, recently reached out to tell me about her creations. I’ll have to do a post on her in the future, but [...]
A lot of folks stop thinking farm markets during the winter but we are fortunate here in Bucks County to have several open year-round. Shady Brook Farm, The Market at Delaware Valley College, Tanner Bros. and None Such Market Farm Market are just a few. Even
Mark and I have become cheerleaders for Bucks County wine. And, yes, we DO know what good wine tastes like. In fact, we are a bit picky about what we drink. I know my New World wines quite well, and have been getting to know the Italians much better. But we’d like all of our [...]
I know I’ve said it before, but it’s really here. Summer, that is. The first local corn is coming in (none of that Su’thun stuff). I know for sure you can get some at None Such Farm Market. Be on the look-out at your local farms and stores, and let me know where [...]
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