Welcome oWowCow to Wrightstown!

oWowCow Creamery opened their second location today - and diets throughout Lower and Central Bucks have just been issued a challenge. In case you've never heard of oWowCow Creamery, allow me to fill you in. I...
Grass-fed cattle at Tussock Sedge Farm in Blooming Glen, Bucks County

Meet Your Farmer: Tussock Sedge Farm

The sky was dubious and the National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning, but over 80 people came out last night (Wednesday, June 1) for the first Summer Farm Tour, hosted by the...

Getting fresh with turkeys

Tomorrow is cooking day. Hopefully I will be able to fit everything in the fridge including a 12-15 lb. turkey which I'll pick up tonight. This is all my way of saying you may...

Fresh turkeys in Bucks – 2010

This post has been updated for 2017. Click here for Fresh Turkeys in Bucks - 2017. Halloween is over. You know what time it is now. Thanksgiving time! I'm already getting lots of hits (reads)...

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...
Flint Hill Farm goats

Feeding the spirit…and the goats

A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Flint Hill Farm Agricultural Center in Coopersburg, PA.  I had heard of the farm—mostly because it’s one of the few places locally producing goat cheese—but the farm is...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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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"...

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...
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...
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...
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