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13 Places to Buy Local this Thanksgiving

If you want your family to go wild over this Thanksgiving feast, choose the best ingredients available – buy fresh, buy local. With shops and markets across the Valley, pre-orders, convenient shipping, and pick up, its easy to celebrate (and taste) the abundant local harvest this Thanksgiving

Check out our Thanksgiving Newsletter to find all the best local spots to get your Thanksgiving turkey and fixins’ plus find Small Business Saturday Specials, yummy recipes, fun events, news, and more!

Scholl Orchards

3057 Center St. Bethlehem, PA 18017

Monday – Friday 10-5 Saturday & Sunday 10-4

We’ll have plenty of apples and neck pumpkins for baking,
cider for sipping and firewood to keep you warm!
We also have an expanding line of jarred items.
Gift certificates are always available.

Josie Porter Farm

6514 Cherry Valley Rd. Stroudsburg, PA 18360

 All pick-ups are on-farm. We are open throughout November every Friday, 2-6 pm and Saturday 9 am – 3 pm. Closed November 29 & 30 for the holiday.

  1. Turkey – Pastured, GMO Free, antibiotic free turkeys processed fresh and available on November 26 & 27 between 2-6 pm. $4.99 lb. Order by November 15. 
  2. Thanksgiving vegetable boxes – $35/box with sweet potatoes, potatoes, butternut squash, white onions, pie pumpkins, mixed herbs and garlic. More items are available – please contact us to ask for add-ons.  Order by November 15 for pick up on November 26 & 27 between 2-6 pm.  Order Online at https://squareup.com/store/josie-porter-farm or access our order form here.

Frecon Farms

501 S Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA 19512
Monday-Friday 9am-7pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-5pm
Order turkeys and other baked goods here or stop in at their shop!

Liberty Acres Farm

Liberty Acres Farm is offering turkeys for the holiday season.  Reservations are being taken now. Pick up can be arranged at the farm, Trexlertown Farmers’ Market (Saturdays 9-12) or Saucon Valley Farmers Market (Sundays 9-1).  Special delivery or pick up requests may also be available.

Reservations can be made via. Email: liberty.acres.pa@gmail.com, Call or text: 570-795-4057

Rodale Institute
 611 Siegfriedale Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530

Rodale Institute Organic Turkeys Are Available! Order your Thanksgiving turkey fresh from Rodale Institute! We take pride in the way we organically raise our turkeys on pasture. Organic, pasture raised turkeys can be purchased for $6/lb. PRE-ORDER DEADLINE: November 19, 2019. Requires a $25 deposit that goes towards the balance of your turkey. Please contact Ali.Lynn@RodaleInstitute.org to place the order. Please include desired size preference in pounds in your correspondence.

TURKEY PICKUP
November 26, 2019, 3PM -6PM
Produce will also be available for purchase à la carte during pickup. For questions, contact Jesse Barrett at 610-683-1439 or Jesse.Barrett@RodaleInstitute.org.

Subarashii Kudamono Asian Pears

‘Looking for a wonderful holiday gift to share for Thanksgiving or the Christmas/New Years season?  Share the sweet, juicy and crisp flavors of the Lehigh Valley’s own Subarashii Kudamono gourmet Asian Pears. For BFBL readers & members, in celebration of buying local this Fall & Winter: $5 flat rate shipping special for Subarashii’s Medium or Small gift boxes of Asian Pears, now through December 31, 2019:  https://www.wonderfulfruit.com/shop/pear-boxes/asian-pear-gift-boxes   Use promo code:  BFBL2019

Each exclusive variety of Subarashii Asian Pear is tree-ripened, hand-picked and hand-selected for each individual gift box shared. Locally grown in the lush, far Northwest corner of the Lehigh Valley, these wonderful fruits are a very special way to say thanks or Happy Holidays! Can’ t make it that special relatives’ home for Thanksgiving? Send a gift box of Subarashii Kudamono – delightful and refreshing touch for such a feast day!

To learn more about Subarashii Kudamono, visit: www.wonderfulfruit.com

Crooked Row Farm

3245 Route 309, Orefield, PA 18069
On the Week of Thanksgiving:
Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-5pm
Closed Thursday and Friday.

Stock up for Thanksgiving with all your favorite local products: root vegetables, salad greens, and all the winter squashes and pie pumpkins anyone could want. Also offering jams, mustards, and preserves, Klein Farm and Valley Milkhouse cheese, and Kreeky Tree and Daily Loaf bread. Also a pick-up location for Warm Sugar Bakery baked goods pre-orders!

Warm Sugar Bakery

 No time to bake this thanksgiving? Let Warm Sugar do the baking for you! Follow the link to the 2019 Thanksgiving order form. Choose from pumpkin rolls, cheesecake, pies, scones, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, brownies, and more! Choose your pickup option in the Lehigh Valley area in the order form. Happy Thanksgiving! Order Form

Pick up locations: Trexlertown Farmers Market, Saucon Valley Farmers Market, Settler Ridge Vineyards, Four Monkeys Coffee, Crooked Row Farm

Valley Milkhouse

92 Covered Bridge Rd. Oley, PA
Tues-Sat: 9am-6pm

Thanksgiving and Holiday Cheese Sets:

Valley Milkhouse is now accepting Thanksgiving and Holiday cheese orders! Take advantage of our special offer: 3 wedges of cheese for $25. Choose from any of our fresh, soft-ripened and aged styles including Clover, Witchgrass, Honey Bell, Thistle, Marigold or Blue Bell. Or, you can custom order any size wedge (by the pound) to accommodate your gathering size.

This year, we are also offering special large wheels of Thistle that are 2 lbs in weight (traditional Brie format) and make for a delectable crowd-pleasing first course or easy pre-Thanksgiving dinner. Wheels of Blue Bell (our roquefort style blue) and Marigold (our aged alpine style tomme) are both available as quarter or half wheels to serve a larger group. Email Stefanie at valleymilkhouse@gmail.com with your special orders or to get help sizing and selecting your perfect Thanksgiving and holiday cheese board! Pickups are available at the Farmstand as well as Easton and Clark Park’s Saturday farmers markets. Thanksgiving pickups will be Saturday November 23 and Holiday pickups will be Sat Dec 21.

Give the Gift of a Cheesemaking Class!

Valley Milkhouse is offering winter cheesemaking classes at the farm! The schedule, registration and details are forthcoming via our EventBrite page, valleymilkhouse.eventbrite.com – click on the option to “Follow Us” and be the first to receive updates about these classes!

Radish Republic

ArtsWalk 27 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA 18101
Mon-Sun 11-7

Thanksgiving Holiday Pie Pre-Order: 

Pre-Order Holiday Pies available from The Buttered Crumb & Pellman’s. Save your self the stress and the mess this year and leave it to the Pros!

The Buttered Crumb’s Pies are 9” and come in a beautiful decorative box. All made from scratch with fresh fruit including local apples & pumpkins that she cooks down herself. Yes, even the pumpkin. It doesn’t get much more homemade than that. Varieties available include: 

Apple Crumb $21

Blueberry Crumb $21 

Cherry Crumb $21

Pumpkin Custard $20

Pecan Pie $22

Pellman’s cakes serve 12-14, and their pies serve 8. We are offering: 

Double Layer Carrot Cake $22

Pumpkin Cake  $22

Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake   $24

Variety Cheesecake $22

Peanut Butter Pie   $22

To Pre-Order contact Jenn by email jennferlynnbell@yahoo.com or phone 215.804.7790 by Tues November 19th before 5pm. Payment is due at time of preorder. They will be available for pickup on Tuesday 11/26 by 2pm and all day Wednesday. 

Haven Farmstead Table

Haven Farmstead Table is pleased to offer delivery in the Lehigh Valley on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving (11/27), of their handcrafted cheese, brick oven sourdough bread, gift baskets, and all of the products offered on their website. Place your orders online at www.havenfarmstead.com/shop and be sure to indicate your preferred delivery method. We offer shipping, on-farm pickup, and local delivery.
Products Available:

Handcrafted Cheeses: Blue, Fromage Blanc, Camembert, Ash-rinded Bloomy 

Meats: Pastured Bacon, Lamb Merguez Sausage

Organic Sourdough Breads: Olive Rosemary, Chocolate Raisin Rye, Honey Wheat, French

Collections: Cheese Medley, Farm Medley (mix of all items plus additions like local honey, hot sauce, and preserves).

The “Collections” on our website will be available as “gift baskets” which can be added to orders at checkout. We’re releasing our new Blue cheese this month just in time for the Holidays: “Tangled Up in Blue” is a creamy 3-month raw milk blue.

Those who can’t order online can find our cheeses at Oley Valley Organics and Wanamakers General Store. We’ll also be at Saucon Valley Farmers Market until Thanksgiving. 

County Line Orchard

9200 Kings Highway, Kempton, PA

We will be open the weekend before Thanksgiving (Saturday and Sunday 10-5) with lots of varieties of apples and pears. Find delicious varieties of apples such as Crimson Crisp, Keepsake, Braeburn, Goldrush, Pink Lady, Sundance, and more.  Additionally, we’ll have fresh-pressed apple cider and apple butter.  The same goes for the weekend following Thanksgiving (Nov. 30 and Dec. 1).  We reopen the weekend before Christmas December 21 and 22  10 AM to 2 PM with similar offerings.

 

The Nesting Box

Thurs-Sat 12pm-7pm
Sun: 12pm-6pm
230 Snyder Rd., Kempton, PA

🍂🍁HAPPY NOVEMBER!!🍁🍂 NOW is the time to pre-order all 🦃Thanksgiving🦃 ice cream cakes and half gallons of ice cream for your Holiday Feasts! Special Orders will be taken now until Wednesday, November 20. Last day for pick up is Sunday, November 24! Pre-order & pick up EARLY to beat the rush!

PM our Facebook page or text or call us at: (760) 981-9518

Thanksgiving Recipes

Feature local foods from your favorite farmers with these delicious recipes that are a fun twist on Thanksgiving Classics.  Plus, add something new to your table and honor the cultural roots of Thanksgiving with Native American Recipes that feature locally grown foods.

Staples with a Twist
Slow Cooker Chestnut, Mushroom, Bacon Stuffing
Sweet Potato Casserole with Homemade Marshmallow
Corn Salad with Bacon and Honey

Cider Mulled Wine

Native American Recipes Featuring Local Foods:
Wampanoag Sobaheg (Meat Stew)
Pumpkin Corn Muffins
Mohegan Succotash
Hidatsa Stuffed Sugar Pumpkin

 
 

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