1. 20th Annual Lobsterfest
Mail-in orders must be post-marked May 29! The event is NEXT Saturday, June 6 from 4 pm to 9 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, PA
2. Opening Day of the Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market
Every Saturday (May 30-Oct 31) from 9 am to 12:30 pm at the Plumsteadville Grange, Keller’s Church Road & Route 611, Plumsteadville, PA
By now, you may have picked up on the fact that we love local food, and the spring season is so much fun because every weekend, another farmers market is opening for the season, bringing with it all the goodies we dream about all winter long.
This weekend, the star is the Plumsteadville Grange Farm Market at the corner of Keller’s Church Road and Route 611 in Plumsteadville.
The fresh produce you might find this weekend includes arugula, asparagus, bok choy, broccoli raab, carrots, chard, fennel, garlic scapes, green garlic, hakurei turnips, herbs, kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, potatoes (white and sweet varieties), radishes, ramps, red spring onion, rhubarb, scallions, spinach, strawberries (!!!) and sweet pea shoots. Plus eggs from free-range chickens, grass-fed and pastured meats, preserves, specialty foods, baked goods like breads, cakes, cookies and pastries, cheese and yogurt, cider and juice, homemade sauces, locally roasted coffee, and interesting crafts from local artisans.
For a full list of farmers markets in our area, see our post here.
3. Carversville Day
Saturday, May 30 from 10 am to 3 pm at Carversville Square, Aquetong & Carversville Roads, Carversville, PA
Carversville is a great little village tucked away in the winding back roads of Bucks County. Every year, the town hosts Carversville Day, a day filled with food and fun, laden with traditions like the annual Carversville Pet Parade, a white elephant sale, a cookie contest, and more.
There will be craft vendors, a plant sale, a moon bounce, live music…. they’ve got it all. Oh, and the fare includes crab cakes, tacos, and fresh-squeezed lemonade, which we would go for even without all of the extra fun activities.
4. Eat, Bark & Bid Farm-to-Table Dinner to benefit Lulu’s Rescue
Saturday, May 30 from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA
This night sounds fabulous: a farm-to-table dinner cooked up by Max Hansen Kitchen (oh so good), an open bar, live & silent auction, music from New Hope Collective, and even visits from some four-legged guests. The fun benefits Lulu’s Rescue’s continuing efforts to rescue all healthy and loving dogs from death row and break the cycle of animal homelessness through spay/neuter, education, and outreach efforts.
5. Chalfont Fire Company’s Annual Chicken Barbecue
Sunday, May 31 from 11 am to 4 pm (or until sold out) at the Chalfont Fire House, 301 North Main Street, Chalfont, PA
Chalfont Fire Company hosts a Chicken Barbecue every year to help support their fire-fighting efforts (they’re a volunteer fire company). This year’s menu: ½ Barbequed Chicken, Linda’s Baked Beans, MJ’s Pickled Cabbage, apple sauce, roll and butter, and home baked goodies. Drive through and take-out ONLY.
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For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County.