Local Gift Ideas for Your Valentine

Local Gift Ideas for Your Valentine

Do you believe in love at first sight? I didn’t—until I walked into Chocolate Madness on West College Avenue in downtown State College. I immediately fell in love with the sweet scent of cocoa and the sight of luscious strawberries dipped in red and white chocolate.

Some might say Valentine’s Day is a time to spoil your significant other. Others might agree it’s all about the candy. Either way, consider supporting a local business while indulging in sweet temptations this February holiday.

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{name} Posted by Erin Donahue on 02/11, 2011 at 01:08 PM

Tags: holiday | candy |

Farming for the Future

Farming for the Future

I had the pleasure of attending my first PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) Conference at the Penn Stater last Friday. Farmers and environmentalists mingled with chefs and artists. Tables displayed everything from cheeses and jams to knitted socks and baby chicks. This place had it all – an energetic community with a common purpose: to farm with our futures in mind.

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{name} Posted by Christina Barkanic on 02/10, 2011 at 05:44 PM

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Ravioli Soup

Ravioli Soup

There’s nothing more satisfying than a tasty soup to warm up a cold, snowy day. This flavor-packed soup will definitely do the trick, not to mention, it’s very simple to make!

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{name} Posted by Christina Barkanic on 02/03, 2011 at 12:55 PM

Tags: recipe | winter | pasta | carrots | mushrooms | garlic |

Wild for Salmon

Wild for Salmon

Wild For Salmon is one of the busiest vendors at the Boalsburg Farmers Market. Despite the rush of customers last Tuesday, Jenn Kurian, co-owner of Wild For Salmon, spent some time answering our questions. As customers purchased salmon salad, salmon fillets, and salmon burgers, Jenn discussed the benefits of wild salmon versus farm-raised salmon. Jenn and her husband, Steve, are from Bloomsburg and spend their summers on the Alaskan waters in order to supply us with the best sockeye salmon each year.

Continue reading to watch a video interview with Jenn Kurian, and visit their website for recipes.

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{name} Posted by Christina and Erin on 02/02, 2011 at 11:19 AM

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