Do our eyes deceive us? Temps in the 80s? This makes us want to break out the summer recipes and grill something fresh, local and delicious. There’s more to this week besides good weather — check out specials for Bucks County restaurant week, learn how to garden, and sample local wines and food. Enjoy!
Bucks County Restaurant Week
In case you missed it: Bucks County is hosting its first-ever restaurant week, and it runs all week-long until Sunday, May 5. All this coming week, enjoy prix fixe menus at a special rate of $25 or $35. There’s such a long list of restaurants participating, so this is a great chance to try out that local spot you’ve been eyeing up. Here’s a full list of restaurants.
Myerov Farm Spring Sign-Up
Myerov Farm, a family farm and market, showcases a variety of ethnic and unique vegetables from around the world. They offer opportunities for hands on learning, community events such as macrobiotic cooking classes, bread baking, farm to table dining, comedy improv and more. Work shares and discounts are available with volunteer commitments, contact the farm owner at 215.421.9413. Find the sign up form here.
Myerov Farm isn’t the only farm that’s ready for CSA season. Check out our guide to local CSAs where we describe what a CSA is, why it’s good for the community, and what farms/farm markets offer shares. Shop small, shop local. Click here!
A Farmer’s Expertise for Home Gardeners
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, you can always learn more. Expand your knowledge with the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance‘s as they present “A Farmer’s Expertise for Home Gardeners: Your Questions Answered.” The local event features Malaika Spencer, the owner and farmer of Roots to River Farm in Solebury, New Hope. Malaika is dedicated to growing good food and building healthy ecosystems, and she has been working on farms for over 10 years. Join her this Wednesday, May 2, 7 pm at the Bensalem Library. For more details, click here.
Get to know Malaika in our post, Meet Your Farmer: Malaika Spencer, Roots to River Farm.
Taste of New Hope
The First Annual Taste of New Hope (May 2) is an event for wine lovers and locavores! Numerous local restaurants are coming together to offer sample-sized portions of some of their best dishes and drinks. There’s also live entertainment, delicious food, beer and wine — all at the New Hope Winery. Tickets are $35 and you can buy them here.
For the full food calendar, scroll down or click here.
Bucks County Taste Dinner Club
Join us at Hamilton’s Grill Room
Sunday, May 20, 6 pm
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Hamilton’s Grill Room has a new owner! Chef Brian Held (Brian’s, Bistro Rouget) is taking the reins of the iconic Lambertville restaurant. We’ve got a great menu planned and – weather-permitting – we’ll be dining in the beautiful courtyard overlooking the canal.
For more details and to register, click here.
For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County.
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