More Than A Farm Market

Here's a test. Where can you find all these items? • All natural bakery items (no preservatives or hydrogenated oils), baked on the premises • Hormone- and antibiotic-free beef, poultry and pork, raised locally, and sold...

Tips On Pick-Your-Own Strawberries

For the 2017 update of this post, CLICK HERE. It's a little soggy right now out in our local strawberry fields but the next week or so may be your last chance to eat these...

Tidbits: Summertime Drinks

Believe it or not, I really am supposed to surf the web for my job. And I came across two drink recipes that just tickled my fancy, so I thought I'd share them. Smoking lemons The...
Sweet Honey Ice Cream; photo by K. Madey

Let’s go for ice cream (and water ice!)

Note: We update this list every year, but if we've missed your favorite ice cream stand, do let us know. Everyone has their favorite ice cream place. Usually, it's local, and maybe because it's associated...
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Tidbits: Farm Fresh Cocktails

If all the lovely veggies now showing up at local farmers' markets don't do it for you (??), I found a Philadelphia Daily News article that highlights some delectable drinks you can make with local...
Dinner at our house al fresco

Bucks County Taste Serves Up Dinner

It all began with an innocent question. "Why don't we offer an auction item?" said my wonderful husband, Mark. "Dinner for four, at our house, all Bucks County ingredients." We were at a fundraiser for our...

Putting up tomatoes – the easy way

It's a beautiful, cool day here in Wycombe. Instead of working at the computer, I'm thinking of "putting up" veggies and fruit. Found this nice website by the Penn State Cooperative Extension that has lots...
Apple Pie

Bucks County apples: Juicy, crunchy and sweet

by guest blogger Susan Sprague Yeske, Autumn means more than pumpkins at Bucks County farms and farm markets; it also means a parade of apples that change weekly, each with its own personality and flavor. With...
Thanksgiving Feast

Gobble, gobble…where to get fresh turkeys

This post has been updated for 2017. Click here for Fresh Turkeys in Bucks - 2017. Repeat after me…"I will not buy a frozen supermarket turkey this year." There. Was that so hard? Especially since...

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Bucks County!

by guest blogger Elisabeth Villarroel I am lucky enough to pass Solly's Brothers Farm Market in Ivyland on my drive home from work. Many delicious last-minute dinner plans were created by what I found there...
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Stop wining

Ah…the wine. Forget arguments over whether to put the mini-marshmallows on the sweet potatoes; lately the real struggle is about which wine to serve at Thanksgiving. Bring something big, red and cheap? Or a "good"...
Fish at Indian Ridge Provisions; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Fresh seafood in Stockton…and Bucks

While you are perusing this week's Bucks County Herald, make sure you also read Diana Cercone's piece about Metropolitan Seafood, the fish monger at the Stockton Market. Diana interviewed owner Mark Drabich of Metropolitan Seafood, and...

CSAs: It’s like having your own farm

For an updated list of CSAs for 2017, please see our Local Food Guide: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farms here. As I sit here writing, appropriately in my kitchen, I look out into my backyard...

Easter cookies

Updated on 3/22/2018 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...

Bucks County Farmers’ Markets 2010

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...
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