Summer Solstice Celebration on June 18th

Summer Solstice Celebration on June 18th

The cool, rainy days of early May have finally given way to warmer temperatures here in Happy Valley. And with spring sunshine has come the opening of local farmers markets and stands stocked with vibrant green stalks of asparagus, spicy arugula, and crisp, colorful rhubarb.

There are many ways to celebrate the season—with backyard burgers and local brews or a picnic in the park. But, perhaps the best way to pay tribute to the pleasures of late spring is by fostering the farms that feed us.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 05/23, 2011 at 11:14 AM

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Asparagus and Bacon Quiche

Asparagus and Bacon Quiche

Here’s another recipe utilizing spring asparagus from Tait Farm’s Steve Spanelli. Don’t forget to share your favorite asparagus recipe before Tuesday, May 31st for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Tait Farm Foods!

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{name} Posted by Steve Spanelli on 05/18, 2011 at 03:11 PM

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“Taste of PA” at Way Fruit Farm this Saturday

“Taste of PA” at Way Fruit Farm this Saturday

Visit Way Fruit Farm on Saturday, May 14th and Saturday, May 21st from 10am - 3pm for a “Taste of PA.” The afternoon will feature free samples from local vendors like Goot Essa cheese, Wild Mountain Gourmet mustard, Galliker’s ice cream, and Hogs Galore. Way Fruit Farm will also have apples, applesauce, pie, donuts, and more.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 05/13, 2011 at 02:41 PM

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Field Notes: Asparagus Season and Recipe for Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

Field Notes: Asparagus Season and Recipe for Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

There are two times during the asparagus season that I enjoy picking it: the first time and the last time. Don’t get me wrong; I love asparagus in every way, shape, and form on my dinner plate, but the tedious task of picking it twice a day can make a person jump for joy at the end of its season.

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{name} Posted by Erin McKinney on 05/12, 2011 at 04:08 PM

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