DIRT! The Movie Concludes Farm Fresh Film Series

dirt the movieThe Doylestown Food Market (formerly the Doylestown Food Co-Op), and the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance will conclude their 2015 Farm Fresh Film Series with a screening of Dirt! The Movie—directed by Gene Rosow and Bill Benenson and narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis—at 7:30 p.m., November 12, at the County Theater, in Doylestown.
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Celebrity Chef Farm-to-Table Dinner Presented By Doylestown Food Co-op

farm to tableThe Doylestown Food Co-op will host its inaugural Celebrity Chef Farm-to-Table Dinner, from 6 to 9 p.m., August 22, at the Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow. The dinner—prepared by renowned chef and Mayor of Doylestown, Ron Strouse—serves as the co-op’s largest fundraiser of the year and will be a community gathering with food prepared using ingredients from local farms.
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Declare Your Food Independence

by Lisa White

food independenceThe only way to know with 100 percent certainty what is in our food is to grow it (and test it) ourselves. In fact, The National Gardening Association reported that in 2009, 43 million Americans had a food garden. But growing tomatoes, peppers and basil is not going to fill our bellies, and most people want much more food than they are interested in or able to produce on their own.
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Queen of the Sun Screening at the County Theater

dtown coop movie june15As part of the Farm Fresh Film Series, the Doylestown Food Co-op, the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and community sponsors will be showing Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? from 7 to 10 p.m., June 11, at the County Theater, in Doylestown. The film is an alternative look at the global bee crisis from award-winning filmmaker Taggart Siegel, director of Real Dirt on Farmer John.
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Doylestown Food Co-op Begins Third Farm Fresh Film Series With Fed Up

dtown coop fed upFor the third consecutive year, The Doylestown Food Co-op is partnering with the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and community sponsors to present the Farm Fresh Film Series, beginning with Fed Up, from 7:30 to 10 p.m., March 26, at the County Theater, in Doylestown. The documentary screenings tackle issues inherent in our food system today.
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Natural Awakenings BuxMont Celebrates Five Years

na anniversary logoFebruary 2015 marks five years since Natural Awakenings arrived in the healthy living community of Bucks and Montgomery counties. Since then, NA BuxMont has helped countless businesses reach their perfect clients and thousands of readers to stay well versed in leading a healthy and happy life.

To all who have been a part of this community’s continued successes, we thank you. Here’s to many more years!

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Recipe: Livy’s Beans

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups cooked beans of any variety (from 1 cup dried)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ¼ cup fresh, minced parsley
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill

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Farm Fresh Film Series Presents: A Place at the Table

In the final event of its 2014 Farm Fresh Film Series, the Doylestown Food Co-op—in partnership with the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance (BCFA)—will present a screening of A Place at the Table, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., November 13, at the County Theater, in Doylestown. The film shows how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and reveals how hunger can be eliminated once and for all.

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Sustainability in Action

The Doylestown Food Co-Op

dtown food coop logoSustainability could be The Doylestown Food Co-op’s middle name. The co-op is on a mission to provide food that is locally made, organic, fresh, fair trade and produced with no genetic engineering. They also seek to offer foods that are minimally packaged and produced on a small scale.
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OCTOBER 2014: Sustainable Communities, Table of Contents

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Second Annual Doylestown Food Co-op Farm to Table Tapas Dinner

The Doylestown Food Co-op will host its Farm to Table dinner at the Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow from 6 to 9 p.m., September 6. The event, which focuses on hyper-locally sourced food, raises funds for the Co-op and awareness of the value and taste of locally sourced food.

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Screening of American Meat Takes a Look at U.S. Agriculture Industry

The County Theater in Doylestown will present a special showing of American Meat at 7:30 p.m., July 17. The event includes a slideshow presentation prior to the film, beginning at 7 p.m., and a panel discussion immediately following. The film screening is sponsored by the Doylestown Food Co-op, the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and numerous other community sponsors.

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