My parents, raising three children, weren’t able to swing a trip abroad until their 25th anniversary. In anticipation of this milestone celebration, my mother bought herself a handsome, bound journal and, though it was not exactly a diary of their daily adventures, she did jot down the names of interesting shops and wrote of special sojourns.
ABRAHAMSVILLE, PA — A new organic farm has opened at 25 Stone House Rd., and it operates a stand where you can pick up produce directly on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. It’s located about four miles out of Callicoon (on the site where Willow Wisp Farm used to be located), and you can tour the farm as well as purchase freshly picked produce.
LIBERTY, NY— Anyone looking to learn safe home food-preservation techniques or strengthen existing knowledge can take advantage of the popular Master Food Preservation three-day training from Tuesday, August 7 to Thursday, August 9.
At the tender age of five, I made a bee-line for the kitchen. It was my first day of Kindergarten, and as I entered the room, I spotted the most beautiful wooden kitchen set consisting of refrigerator, stove and oven, and a sink complete with faucets, under which was a cabinet for pots and pans. It was perfectly scaled to my diminutive size.
The day starts early for members of the Narrowsburg Fire Department as they prepare to light the barbeque-pit coals. By the time the evening rolls around, the last of the 500 chicken dinners will have been distributed at the firehouse.
It’s an annual tradition. And like many traditions, it involves a community of people.
We are awaiting the arrival in a few days of our nephew Josh, his wife Jen and their 13-year-old son, Sammy. When they visited a year ago, it was announced that Sam had become a pescatarian. Who had heard the term before? Not I. I looked it up.
I have a small, fenced-in garden just steps from our front porch, making it a breeze to snip a handful of chives to garnish a cherry tomato salad or grab some mint for mojitos when we want a break from margaritas.
NEWFOUNDLAND, PA — Every year the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau participates in the Farmers Care program with the help of students in the Western Wayne National Honor Society. This year, over $2,000 worth of non-perishable food items were donated and split between Scranton’s Ronald McDonald House and the Newfoundland Community Pantry.
HAWLEY, PA — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for our its Foods of the Delaware Highlands wine and food pairing dinner on Saturday, April 28 at Silver Birches Waterfront. This highly anticipated annual dinner is the Conservancy’s primary benefit event, and your investment is integral to its success.
ROSCOE, NY — The Roscoe Beer Company’s second annual Wild Ramp Fest and Spring Fling Market will take place on Saturday, May 5. The festival will highlight wild ramps, with several local farmers and vendors set up to sell ramps and other local products. There will also be local chefs showing off dishes featuring ramps.