Doylestown Co-Op Opens

dtowncoopThe Doylestown Food Co-op will open on January 16 at 29 West State Street, in Doylestown. Open to members and non-members alike, the store supports local food producers and artisans by offering local produce, dairy, eggs, meat and other goods, such as locally roasted coffee. The Co-op also stocks fresh bread, an extensive selection of organic products in bulk and some organic canned and packaged goods products.

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Letter from the Publisher, August 2013

Recently, I took some time away from my computer to spend with my family. One of the highlights was attending an annual Taiwanese American Conference in Lancaster that my family has been involved with since before I was born. This year I had the pleasure of introducing my own children to this part of my life, which means so much to me, so that they too can share in its greater sense of community.

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Letter from the Publisher, July 2013

Summer brings fresh, tasty local food in abundance. In my book, there is nothing like it. Our family loves to work in our own garden as well as at a local orchard and Community Supported Agriculture venture that supplement our backyard harvests.

headshotWhen I was pregnant with my first child I remember eating pounds and more pounds of blueberries. So I’m thrilled to offer blueberry-rich recipes from members of the Doylestown Food Coop in the July 2013 issue. Continue reading

Spring Native Plant Sale Raises Funds for Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve

With native plants, you can create a beautiful landscape that also benefits the environment. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve will hold its Spring Native Plant Sale, boasting a premier selection of more than 200 species of high-quality herbaceous and woody native plants, from May 11 to June 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the Visitors’ Center. Plants are available for purchase throughout the Continue reading

Planning an Energypath

Energypath, the region’s largest sustainable energy conference, attracting more than 600 participants, will be held on August 1 and 2, at Villanova University. Industry professionals, policymakers, academics attendees and exhibitors can sign up now to attend, register for certification classes or for vendor opportunities to reach business professionals from all over the world. Continue reading

Greenshire Arts Consortium starts a Wholistic School

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Greenshire Arts Consortium of Upper Bucks is creating a middle school based on wholistic education principles. Inspiring wholeness through education, the mission of the Greenshire School is to prepare students to live confident and inspired lives as responsible stewards of self, community and the planet. The wholistic approach to education provides an integrative program of the sciences, humanities, arts and living skills. Along with excellence in academics, the Greenshire School fosters creativity and individuality in Continue reading

Roots to River Farm opens in New Hope

r2rfarmRoots to River Farm is a small farm located in Solebury Township that specializes in organically growing heirloom varieties and producing year-round for farmers’ markets, restaurants and a community supported agriculture (CSA) program. Area residents can now buy into the CSA program with full and half summer shares and winter shares. Pickup will be at the Buckingham Friends Meetinghouse, 5684 York Road, in Lahaska, from 3:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesdays. Continue reading