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Local Food Happenings in the LV – Summer

Summer Events in the Lehigh Valley

UPick, Cherries, Blueberries, Summer Cider Garden Opens June 13th!

Thursday-Saturday, 9am-5pm, all season long!

“Our 2019 Upick Fruit season will kickoff this week starting Thursday June 13th! Sweet cherries, tart cherries, and blueberries are all available for picking. And new this year, our Summer Hard Cider Garden is now open for your sipping pleasure featuring picnic area, cornhole games, concessions, & more perfectly set to the backdrop of our family orchard.”

Bethlehem Veg Fest

July 13th, 2019, 11am-6pm

“VegFest celebrates the growing vegan culture and sustainable living practices throughout Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley. Our festival includes cooking demonstrations, renowned speakers, live music, as well as over 60+ food, small business, and craft vendors from up and down the east coast. The event fills with vegan and vegetarian festival goers, and others just curious to learn more about this lifestyle. Bethlehem VegFest 2018 was a great success! Nearly 6,000 people made their way through the festival, sampling local produce, taste-testing vegan cuisine, enjoying live music or even practicing some yoga. Participants of VegFest agreed that the “open to everyone” feeling attracted a crowd of happy, healthy individuals, eager to learn more about vegan and raw food choices, cruelty-free products and sustainable living.”

Blueberry Festival at the Burnside Plantation

July 20th & 21st, 10am-7pm

“The sweetest festival of the summer is back: the 32nd Annual Blueberry Festival at historic Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem’s farm-in-the-city!

At this two-day, family fun event, indulge in all things blueberry, listen to live music, watch Colonial demonstrations, enjoy kid’s crafts and activities, and so much more!”

SKIP THE LINES – purchase your festival admission in advance and take advantage of some delicious new ONLINE ONLY ticketing specials this year: Tickets

What’s Up with the Co-Op

June 26, 2019, 6pm-8:30pm

“Are you thinking about joining the co-op? Or a member who wants to catch up with what we’re doing? Then come to “What’s Up with the Co-Op?”

We’ll start at NCC’s Fowler Center, Room 114, where board members will provide updates on the Co-Op’s progress and answer any questions.

Then, we’ll move to Social Still for free appetizers and a cash bar.

Come and find out What’s Up with the Co-Op!”

Easton Veg Fest

September 7, 2019, 11am-5pm

Join Easton Area Chamber of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce for our 2nd annual VegFest, now at a larger venue in the gorgeous Downtown Easton Riverside at Scott Park and Riverside Park. Details coming soon!

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.


Eight Oaks Craft Distillers

All month (and year!) long

At Eight Oaks, enjoy live music, Fridays on the Farm, brunches, seafood boil, yoga, and more. Explore their many fun 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.

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