- SUPPORT BUCKS COUNTY FARMS
Bucks County has more than 70 locations (see the map)
where you can buy food
directly from the folks who grow it. With farmers markets, farm stores
and community supported agriculture, the people of Bucks County are supporting
their local farmers. In fact, Bucks County ranks 20th out of 3,000 counties
throughout the nation in food sales from the farmer directly to the consumer.
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In addition to fruits and vegetables, you may be surprised to learn
that Bucks County Farms produce eggs, artisan cheeses, butter, milk, chickens,
turkey, beef, lamb, processed meats, maple syrup, honey, lavender and
much more. Farm fresh food is truly bountiful in Bucks County. BucksCountyAlive.com makes it easier to eat local by providing you with comprehensive lists
of farm locations throughout our county.
Markets are places where you buy the products from
many local farms in one convenient location. There are at least
nine markets scattered throughout the county, so one is sure to
be near where you live.
FIND A FARMERS MARKET >
SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA)
With a CSA,
a farmer offers the public a certain number of "shares"
consisting of vegetables, fruits, and other farm products.
Interested consumers purchase a share (aka a "membership"
or a "subscription") and in return receive a portion of
seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season. You can
learn more about CSAs and find some wonderful recipes by visiting
Blooming Glen Farm's Food Blog.
FIND A LOCAL CSA >
We have gathered a list of Memorial
Day Events to keep you busy in Bucks County all weekend.
Please visit these important local businesses who help support this
free community resource.
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