Bucks Food Calendar: August 19, 2011

If some of these “scattered thunderstorms” can hold off, it looks like a pretty decent weekend. Which is great news if you are heading over to the 2011 Middletown Grange Fair. We will be going tonight – for the BBQ Chicken Dinner, of course, and to see the bunnies and maybe buy a raffle for a cow. Oh, and to see the Mutts Gone Nuts show. That’s gotta be fun with a name like that. To see photos from last year’s show, click here.

Lots of fun things this weekend but a few caught my eye in particular. In the upper part of the county, stop on by the Firehouse Breakfast in Riegelsville on Sunday. This is a monthly breakfast that has been going on for over twenty years. They know what they’re doing. Almost a full breakfast menu, including pancakes, eggs (any way you want them), breakfast meats, coffee, juice and more. See our previous post for more details, Serving up breakfast in Riegelsville.

Or on Saturday, consider a drive to the Holland Township Farmers’ Market, the newest market in the bi-state area, just across the river in Milford, New Jersey. This Saturday, August 20 will be their last market for the season. Looking forward to seeing you next year too!

The first apples of the season have started to appear! Manoff Market Gardens in Solebury now has Ginger Gold. Solebury Orchards, also in Solebury, reports their first apples are available, as does The Market at Del Val by Shady Brook. See Solebury Orchards’ Apple chart to find out when your favorite apple variety will be available. Crunch!

To market, to market. What can you expect to find at local farmers’ markets this week? For produce: Apples, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries (last of the season!), cabbage (green and purple), cantaloupe, carrots, celery, Swiss chard, collards, sweet corn, cucumbers (salad and pickle), edamame beans, eggplant, fennel, field peas, fresh cut herbs, garlic, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, okra, onions (purple and fresh), peaches, pears, peppers (hot and sweet), potatoes, radishes, raspberries, scallions, summer squash, tomatoes (all kinds), watermelon and zucchini. In addition, many markets have locally raised meats, cheese, baked goods and bread, local honey and prepared foods, as well as preserves and local artisanal goods like wool, soap and ceramics. Support your local farms especially this time of year when produce is gorgeous and well-priced. Get your nutrition local!

oWowCow Creamery signSave the date! oWowCow Creamery will be hosting a fundraiser for the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance at its new Wrightstown location on Wednesday, August 31st from 6 pm to 9 pm. All you’ve got to do is show up and buy some delicious ice cream. Easy, huh? John Fezzuoglio, owner and ice cream maker extraordinaire, will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Foodshed Alliance. The store is in Carousel Village at 591 Durham Road (Route 413) in Wrightstown, just a few miles north of Newtown. See you there!

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Have a lovely weekend. Follow Bucks County Taste also on Facebook and Twitter.

Food Events in Bucks CountyFriday, August 19:

  • 63rd Annual Middletown Grange Fair, Wrightstown [10 am – 11 pm]
  • Stockton Farmers’ Market, Stockton, NJ [1-7 pm]
  • Summer BBQ @ Lumberville General Store, Lumberville [3 – 7 pm]
  • Ottsville Farmers’ Market, Linden Hill Gardens, Ottsville [4-8 pm]
  • Beer Tasting, Phillips’ Fine Wines, Stockton, NJ [4-6 pm]
  • Friday Wine & Music @ Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Pennington, NJ [5-8 pm]
  • Lobster Bake at the Vineyard @ Unionville Vineyards, Ringoes, NJ [6 – 9 pm]
  • Wine Concert Series @ The Market at DelVal, Doylestown [6 – 9 pm]
  • Wine Concert Series @ Shady Brook Farm, Yardley [6 – 9 pm]
  • Friday Night Fireworks Express – New Hope/Ivyland Train, New Hope [6:15 – 10:30 pm]
  • Wine Tasting for Singles @ Crossing Vineyards, Washington Crossing [7 – 9 pm]
  • Summer Wine & Music Series @ Crossing Vineyards, Washington Crossing [7 – 10 pm]
  • Belgian-Style Brews with Beer Blogger Giuseppe Fusco @ Stockton Inn, Stockton, NJ [7:30 – 10:30 pm]
  • Summer Fireworks in New Hope/Lambertville – New Hope, PA & Lambertville, NJ [9:30 – 10:30 pm]

Saturday, August 20:

  • Doylestown Farmers’ Market, Doylestown [7 am-12 pm]
  • Perkasie Farmers’ Market, Perkasie [8 am – 12 pm]
  • Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market, Plumsteadville [9 am – 12 pm]
  • Wrightstown Farmers’ Market, Wrightstown [9 am-1 pm]
  • Holland Township Farmers’ Market, Milford, NJ [9 am – 1 pm]
  • Stockton Farmers’ Market, Stockton, NJ [9 am-4 pm]
  • 63rd Annual Middletown Grange Fair, Wrightstown [10 am – 11 pm]
  • Wine Tasting @ Phillips’ Fine Wines, Stockton, NJ [12-6 pm]
  • Beer Tasting @ New Hope Beverage, New Hope [3-7 pm]
  • Grapevine Express Wine & Cheese Pairing @ New Hope/Ivyland Train, New Hope [5 – 7 pm]
  • Saturday Wine & Music @ Hopewell Valley Vineyards, Pennington [5-8 pm]
  • Evening Star Dinner Train @ New Hope/Ivyland Train, New Hope [7 – 9 pm]

Sunday, August 21:

  • Breakfast @ Riegelsville Fire Company, Riegelsville [8 am – 12:30 pm]
  • Saucon Valley Farmers’ Market, Hellertown [9 am – 1 pm]
  • Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers’ Market, Flemington, NJ [9 am-1 pm]
  • Stockton Farmers’ Market, Stockton, NJ [10 am-4 pm]
  • 63rd Annual Middletown Grange Fair, Wrightstown [10 am – 5 pm]
  • Sunday Brunch Train @ New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, New Hope [10:15 – 11:30 am]
  • A Dummies Guide to Wine Tasting @ Crossing Vineyards, Washington Crossing [2 – 4 pm]
  • Music @ Villa Milagro Vineyards, Finesville, NJ [2 – 5 pm]
  • Grapevine Express Wine & Cheese Pairing @ New Hope/Ivyland Train, New Hope [5 – 7 pm]
  • Earth Center Coffee House, Tyler State Park , Richboro [6 – 9 pm]

Monday, August 22:

  • Mediterranean Style @ Carlow Cookery, Doylestown [7 – 9 pm]
  • Soupcon Salon by Kindle Cafe @ Manon, Lambertville, NJ [7 – 9:15 pm]

Tuesday, August 23:

  • Langhorne Farmers’ Market, Langhorne [3:30 – 6:30 pm]

Wednesday, August 24:

  • Pierogy Wednesdays @ St. Anne Ukrainian, Warrington [9 am – 12 pm]
  • The Farmers’ Market @ Playwicki Farm, Feasterville [4 – 7 pm]
  • Global Dinner @ The Cafe at Rosemont, Rosemont, NJ [5 – 8 pm]
  • Complimentary Beer Tasting @ the Copper Leaf Grill, Buckingham [5 – 9 pm]
  • Chef Eben Copple’s Grilling Demo @ Yardley Inn, Yardley [7 – 9 pm]
  • Flavors of Northern Italy @ Carlow Cookery, Doylestown [7 – 9 pm]

Thursday, August 25:

  • New Hope Farmers’ Market, New Hope [2:30-6:30 pm]
  • Uncle Dave’s 94 cents Ice Cream Cones @ Shady Brook Farm, Yardley [3 – 9 pm]
  • Lower Makefield Farmers’ Market, Lower Makefield [3:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Clam Bake @ Logan Inn, New Hope [5 – 9 pm]
  • Sushi Night in the Wine Cellar – The Inn at Lambertville Station, Lambertville, NJ [6 – 10 pm]

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Follow Bucks County Taste on Facebook and Twitter.

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