Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market's annual Chili Festival will be held Sunday, June 2.
Love chili? Then mark your calendars for the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market's annual Chili Festival, which will be held this year on Sunday, June 2 at the market in Water Street Park, Hellertown. To register to compete in the festival, call organizer George Sauerwine at 610-360-4105. The chili contest is free to enter, but space is limited. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners. There will be an entrance fee to taste and vote on the chili submissions. The farmers' market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Sunday from May through November.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
From May through November, the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market is open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hellertown's Water Street Park, just off the Saucon Rail Trail.
Did you know that the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market is now one of the biggest farmers' market in the Lehigh Valley? The popular market—which is open each Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (May through November) in Hellertown's Water Street Park —has grown in size to include more than 40 vendors this year, including a number of new vendors. According to a SVFM brochure, this year's vendors include: Apple Ridge Farm, Aunt Jack's Baking, BabaNonna LLC, Bechdolt Orchards, Best in Show Barkery, Blue Mountain Vineyards, Bobwhite Acres, Conner's Sawmill, Debbie's Kitchen, Delightfully Irrational Desserts, Drizzle, Dunn's Fruit Farm, Eat This Yum, Earth's Phocas, Epic Acre Farm, Flint Hill Farm, The Garden of Easton/Blue Mountain Farms, Glenn & Elly's…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Area residents flocked to the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market, which opened for its 2013 season on Sunday. Through late November, the market is held Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hellertown's Water Street Park.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market will open for its 2013 season at Hellertown's Water Street Park on Sunday, May 5 at 9am.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Hellertown Borough Council discussed last week a proposed plan to upgrade the popular borough recreation area.
Improvements to Hellertown's Water Street Park were part of a discussion had by Borough Council Feb. 19. The discussion followed a Feb. 12 Hellertown Planning Commission detailed review of the proposed plan to upgrade the popular recreation area, which is bordered by the Saucon Rail Trail. The park also hosts the seasonal Saucon Valley Farmers' Market, which from May through November attracts hundreds of visitors each Sunday. Creating additional space for the market's vendors and visitors--as well as room for future expansion--was part of the council discussion. Hellertown mayor and farmers' market volunteer Richard Fluck said the SVFM currently has 46 vendors, and he told the planning commission it is now the second biggest weekly farmers…
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Saucon Valley Service Unit 748 held a scarecrow contest/bake sale fundraiser at the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market in Hellertown Nov. 11.
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Sunday, December 2, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Saucon Valley resident and farmers' market chairperson Shelley Goldberg will be honored at a dinner benefiting the Saucon Valley Community Center on Friday, Nov. 30.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market will conclude its 2012 season on Sunday, Nov. 18. The popular market will be open in Hellertown's Water Street Park for pre-Thanksgiving shopping from 9am to 1pm.
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market will host the contest on Sunday, Oct. 28.
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Friday, October 19, 2012
Has anyone ever said you have a dour demeanor? Are you the type of person who prefers to smile on the inside? If so, you should consider entering the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market's upcoming "American Gothic" look-a-like contest on Oct. 28. The contest is based upon the famous 1930 painting by American artist Grant Wood, in which a farmer and his daughter stand in front of their Carpenter Gothic home in Eldon, Iowa. The contest is free to enter and pre-registration is not required. Judging will take place at 11:30am and prizes will be awarded. The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market is held Sundays from 9am to 1pm in Hellertown's Water Street Park. This year's market will be open through Nov. 28. For additional information about the market, …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Saucon Valley Farmers' Market in Hellertown will host a "Cabbage Fest" on Sunday, Oct. 14.
Editor's Note: This article has been updated. Can't get enough cabbage? If that describes you, you'll probably want to pay a visit to the Saucon Valley Farmers' Market on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 9am to 1pm. The market, which is held in Hellertown's Water Street Park through late November, is planning to host a "Cabbage Fest" that will celebrate all the goodness of Mother Nature's leafy green globes. Market chairperson Shelley Goldberg explained the genesis of Cabbage Fest in an email: "It all came about when i purchased a head of cabbage last year at the market and decided to make my aunt's stuffed cabbage recipe. I made so much that i ended up sharing it with friends and neighbors, and in return I received their favorite cabbage dish." "Each…