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Local Food Happenings in the GLV – April

Gauker Farms Pop-Up at Crooked Row Farm

Gauker Farms is popping in at Crooked Row Farm Stand for their monthly visit!

They’ll have a selection of your favorite beef cuts, beef snack sticks, and jerky.



Orchard Easter Egg Hunt at Frecon Farms

April 20th, 1-3pm at Frecon Farms (Boyertown)
Story time in the Orchard with the Boyertown Community Library, photos with the Easter Bunny, Egg Hunt, Orchard Hayrides, Egg Race, Games and Activties! $12 per person. Reservations required; reserve online here.


Easter Sunday is April 21st!

Celebrate by picking up some eggs from The Nesting Box (you can also get their eggs at Crooked Row Farm) and dying them in dyes made from local foods!


Earth Day is Monday April 22nd!

Celebrate by going local!

Who better to represent a day dedicated to “a worldwide movement to protect our planet, our children, and our future” than our local farmers. Every day, their work creates and supports healthy soils and land, preservation of land, drastically less food miles from farm to plate, genetic diversity of our food supply, a more sustainable food system, and stronger communities. Every day, they grow the food that gives us access to healthier lives and choices aligned with our values.

So, for this Earth Day — Monday April 22 — and every day, we say, THANK YOU FARMERS!

The best way to say thanks? Support your farmers by shopping local all season long: go to farmers markets, get a CSA share, shop at retail farm markets, eat out at farm to table restaurants, and more! Discover your favorite spots with our Local Food Finder.


Weekly Events

Black River Farms

All month (and year!) long

At Black River Farms in Bethlehem, fun events are going on every week – and even better, they all include wine! From live music, yoga, bingo, wine glass decorating, and more, you’ll always find something fun to do here. Check out their full list of events here.


Easton Farmers Market

All season long!

Besides wonderful food shopping at the market each Saturday, enjoy many fun events throughout the season! View their full list of events here.


Easton Public Market

All month (and year!) long

At the Easton Public Market, see live music, take cooking classes, enjoy yoga + brunch, and more.
View their full list of events here.


Franklin Hill Vineyards

All month (and year!) long

At Franklin Hill Vineyards, enjoy yoga, cupcake decorating, macrame, and more – all paired with wine!
View their full list of events here.


Upcoming Events

Lehigh Valley Food Conference

Join us May 19 for the first ever Lehigh Valley Food Conference. Learn about our local food systems at the conference, attend the NCC Pop-up Farmers’ Market, and listen to keynote speaker, Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants
Registration: $5 (includes $5 market voucher)
Market highlights include: Food trucks, garden seedlings, local crafters, veggies, and NCC Summer Theatre Entertainment.
Sponsored by: Bethlehem Food Co-op, Buy Fresh, Buy Local-Greater Lehigh Valley, Farm Market at NCC, NCC Summer Theater

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