• Hillacres Pride Dairy: Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania

    Hillacres Pride Dairy was established in 2003 as an extension of the Arrowsmith family farm, Hillacres Jersey. The family farm is home to three generations who milk the cows twice a day. Cows are not treated with antibiotics or hormones and are grass-fed on pasture and fed forage grown on the farm. From their Herb…

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  • Four Seasons Produce: Ephrata, Pennsylvania

    Four Seasons Produce, Inc. recently invited Harvest Market Staff to Ephrata, Pennsylvania, for a tour of their 240,600 square-foot refrigerated distribution center (with attached corporate office). Four Seasons Produce Inc. supplies about 85% of the Certified Organic produce at Harvest Market Natural Foods, and we have had an excellent long standing relationship since Harvest Market…

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  • Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

    Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced 1 package (16 oz. or 12 oz.) pasta of choice 1/2 piece of Moody Blue cheese (grated/crumbled) 1/2 piece of The Stag cheese (grated/shredded) 1 head Lacinato kale (finely “Chiffonade”) 2 leeks 1 cup milk 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp flour or potato flour Salt, pepper, olive…

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  • Behind the Scenes at Paradocx Vineyard and Winery

    In case you missed Harvest Market’s Holiday Wine and Cheese Pairings in December, don’t worry! We have more planned for 2014, and in the meantime, take a behind-the-scenes peek at our educational trip to Paradocx Winery & Vineyard from November, 2013. Harvest Market staff members accompanied Paradocx vintner Gabriel Rubilar on a tour of their vineyard…

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  • Taza Stoneground Drinking Chocolate

    In Mexico and other cacao-growing countries, chocolate has historically been enjoyed as a beverage. Cacao is ground into a paste, mixed with water and spices, and served hot. Enjoy this Mexican-style hot chocolate in a nice big taza, the Spanish word for cup! Taza Drinking Chocolate for Two Ingredients: 2 cups milk, dairy substitute or…

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  • Make Your Own Bitters

    A bitters is traditionally an alcoholic preparation flavored with botanical matter such that the end result is characterized by a bitter, sour, or bittersweet flavor. Numerous longstanding brands of bitters were originally developed as patent medicines, but are now sold as digestifs and cocktail flavorings (Source: Wikipedia). Here is a nice way to make your…

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  • Kennett Square Fermentation Festival and Kimchi Recipe

    At Harvest Market, we love (almost) all things fermented, which is why we were so happy to once again sponsor the Kennett Square Fermentation Festival this year. Harvest Market’s Staff teamed up to demonstrate how to make a basic kimchi recipe.  Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings. It is…

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  • Frankenfoods Frighten this Halloween!

    GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are gaining notoriety in the public forum.

    For those of you unfamiliar with the issue, GMOs are created using biotechnology in order to generate a more “efficient” farming machine. Genetic splicing is used to produce plants that are able to withstand herbicide use, or even to produce a pesticide. This allows the farmer to indiscriminately spray the entire field of crops without worry of losing his/her edibles.

    These GMOs are created by corporations and then sold to farmers throughout the country. The United States is one of few countries left in the world that refuses to label foods containing GMOs. Most countries around the world, including those in the European Union, have banned GMOs from their food supply due to the general uncertainty of safety, and the increasing amount of research showing the long-term dangers of these organisms.

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  • Urban Moonshine’s Joy Tonic

    Urban Moonshine is a small family run business located in Burlington, Vermont. They have created a fantastic product line of modern organic herbal medicines, including bitters and tonics, with a goal to help inspire and “reawaken (our) interest in preventative medicine.” Joy Tonic is an organic blend of aromatic flowers and herbs, which helps support…

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  • Congo Coffee Project

    The Congo Coffee Project was created by Equal Exchange in partnership with the Panzi Foundation to support the medical programs of Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country tragically plagued by violence.  The Panzi Hospital provides life-saving treatment, counseling and aftercare programs to more than 2,000 survivors of sexual violence each…

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