2015 Local Foods Week (Aug 2-8) & Centre County Farm Tour (Aug 8)
Aug 02, 2015 09:00 AM
Aug 08, 2015 05:00 PM
|Where||Centre County, PA|
|Contact Name||Bethany Carter|
Let’s celebrate the production of our food with events throughout the State College area! As always, all seven of our area’s farmers markets will be open, and our Buy Fresh Buy Local® Partner restaurants will be cooking up locally raised vegetables, meats, and dairy products. The 11th annual Farm Tour will wrap up the week, offering demonstrations of farm activities that provide you with fresh goodness all year long. And if that’s not enough, Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) will also be celebrating on August 7th through 8th with their Annual FarmFest. More details about this weeklong event will be coming soon!
Tuesday, August 4: 5th Annual Golden Basket Chef's Competition
Come to the Boalsburg Farmers Market to watch area chefs go head-to-head to create a variety of dishes inspired by ingredients sourced at the market.
Saturday, August 8: 10th Annual Farm Tour
Take advantage of the opportunity get to know your food, your farmer, and the process of it all! Each farm will feature a step in the process of growing your food. Some farms will have products available for purchase, and many offer samples or a chance to pet animals.
Friday & Saturday, August 7-8: Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest
Visit the Grange Fair Grounds in Centre Hall for live music, awesome exhibits, a homemade and homegrown market, organic classes, children’s activities and delicious food. More details are available here.
We're seeking local businesses that want to support the local food movement and this important week of events. Contact Lauren Smith at PASA Headquarters.