Deer, Dogs and Turkeys

I'm still new enough to Wycombe that discovering a nest of deer bedded down in the hedge is a thrill. My neighbors, who are careful gardeners, are less thrilled, as is Cody, whose only...

Meet your farmer: Beef the way nature intended

Most of us want to eat healthier. Watch the news or read the papers and it can get a little overwhelming. Eat organic? Eat local? No antibiotics or growth hormones? And where can you...
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Giving Tuesday Bucks 2015

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two days for getting deals. Now we have a day for giving back! Tuesday, December 1, 2015 is the fourth annual celebration of #GivingTuesday. Be part of...

Canal House Cooking: A local voice

Cookbooks have changed in many ways over the years. There were tomes like Joy of Cooking, and even more recently, How To Cook Everything, that you could turn to for any recipe or cooking technique. My...

Figuring It Out: Pure, Safe, Organic, Local…?

A lot of things have been swirling around in my head lately. Maybe too many. But as we've gotten deeper into the Bucks County food scene, I've been forced to pay attention to some...
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Meet Your Farmer: Hershberger Heritage Farm

When you can't find good eggs or poultry, raise your own, right? That's what the Laytons decided to do and now they've got a whole farm. NOTE: The Laytons moved to a new location in...
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A Day in the Life: Rolling Harvest Food Rescue

Are you ready? Let’s go for a ride. I’ve known Cathy Snyder for almost five years, since she first decided to step into the food waste stream and do whatever she could to divert some of...

Here’s to good coffee

My coffee is roasted on a small Bucks County country road not half an hour from my house. I think that’s pretty cool. “We’d go out on a Sunday afternoon and couldn’t find a decent...

Serving up breakfast in Riegelsville

Updated 8/18/17 I grew up in Philadelphia where firefighters are municipal employees. In fact, our nearest fire house was right across the street from my junior high school. Every Wednesday at noon, the air raid...
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Meet Your Farmer: Malaika Spencer, Roots to River Farm

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 local food photo of the week: Chocolate, cheesecake or peanut brittle?

Yes, Valentine's Day is around the corner so my mind is on sweets (and why not?). This week our social media fans had to pick their favorite local food photo. Here were the choices: ...

Conversation with a chef: Honey

In this series, Bucks County Taste sits down with some of the best chefs in Bucks County and shares their thoughts on food, life, and running a successful restaurant. If you were to throw out on...

Tidbit: The facts about food and farming

I really liked this intelligent and thoughtful piece by Russ Parsons in the LA Times today on the continuing public discussion of where our food comes from, who produces it and how both "sides"...

Meet Your Farmer: Chris Whitney, Locktown Farm

by guest blogger Katie Lutzker, It's a crisp fall morning. Chris Whitney kneels down and pulls back straw from the beds of his summer garden to reveal beautiful, dark, loose soil, rich in humus. The...
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What we’re reading [Oct 1 2017]

This week, we start a new feature on Bucks County Taste! We've perused the internet and chosen interesting and informative content about local food, cooking, living in Bucks and nearby, and beyond. Let us know what...
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