Fall Greens and Apple Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 sweet apples, such as Honey Crisp or Keepsake, thinly sliced, do not peel
  • 2 small fennel bulbs, thinly sliced, fronds trimmed - mandolin works well
  • 1/2 head escarole, washed, dried and hand shredded
  • 1/2 head endive, washed, dried and hand shredded
  • 2 carrots, shredded or julienned
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons raw, local honey
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 
  • Sea salt​ and pepper to taste

 

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Attention Middle and High School Students - Talk to your State Senator

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Wrightstown Farmers Market Pie Contest

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Poem of the Month

A book of verse beneath the bough,
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness –
Ah, wilderness were paradise enow!

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Happy National Picnic Month!

It is a perfect time to enjoy farm fresh food and the beautiful surroundings of Bucks County and neighboring areas!  The simplest picnic emulates the French origins of this lovely tradition, dining al fresco on an outspread blanket with a loaf of bread, some local farm cheese, and a bottle of wine or a jug of fresh lemonade.

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The Doylestown Farmers Market: A Special Place

By Grace Romero
 
The Doylestown Farmers Market is a special place. Only one street block long, but inspired by its big idea - Buy Fresh, Buy Local. Saturday mornings from mid spring to late fall, our community gets the chance to shop here for the freshest harvest and handmade crafts. The turning of the seasons begins with cool spring veggies, root crops, and garden ready plant starts. Later the season brings us colorful bouquets, berries, sun-ripe peaches, squash, tomatoes, sweet corn and so much more. Get a jump on each early harvest of changing seasonal produce. 

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Summer Grilling Recipe

Here is a super simple recipe for a special favorite, grilled peaches - local peaches are in-season now and are oh so delicious! 

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Vegetable Grilling Tips

Grill Season is in full swing! 
Get the top tips for grilling local veggies (abundantly available at your local farm or farmers market) here! Leftover grilled veggies are great reheated in the toaster oven with a lemon squeeze, layered on pizza, made into a wonderful sandwich with cheese, mayo or veganaise, or even blended into a sauce to add to a pasta sauce or marinara of your choice. You can never have too many grilled veggies!

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Small Farm Grants Program: Update

Here is what our grant recipients are saying about the Small Farm Grant Program.

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In Review: Summer Farm Tour

BCFA is so proud to offer farm tours as part of our mission to educate and connect consumers. We have visited over 27 different farms and shared meals and knowledge.  The two farms we have toured so far in 2019 were Tussock Sedge and Fulper Family Farmstead.  Although very different, both farms have cows in common.  

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