Bobolink farm house

American cheese: the good kind

The first time I tasted cheese from the Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, I was stunned. I had never tasted cheese like this that wasn’t, well, from Europe. I know that sounds snobbish, but I...

Not just for carving

by guest blogger Rich Baringer When I was a kid, my grandfather, who was quite the farmer, would always make personalized pumpkins for me, my sister and our cousins. When the pumpkin was very small,...
Berry Peach Cobbler

A circus in your mouth

July, 2018 By guest blogger, Rich Baringer, Remember this Seinfeld episode? Kramer: Well, they’re in… Jerry: What’s in? Kramer: The Macanaw peaches, Jerry!  The Macanaw peaches! Jerry: Ah, right.  The ones from Oregon that are only ripe for two weeks...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

Greens in Winter

Sitting around the kitchen table, nibbling away on Super Bowl Sunday, a friend shared her desire for fresh, local produce… in winter. "Now?" we said, glancing out the window at the frozen snow. "In...
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