Month: June 2018

The Farmer is IN!!
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The Farmer is IN!!

Candy and Lloyd Traven purchased the Peace Tree Farm property in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1983. They have grown Peace Tree Farm from ‘the little greenhouses up on the hill’ to an established and respected operation among international horticulture. Lloyd is a technology guru and advocate for small growers, being among the first to successfully...

National Pollinator Week 2018
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National Pollinator Week 2018

National Pollinator Week, June 18-24, is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.  Eleven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations....

E-Update:  June 16, 2018
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E-Update: June 16, 2018

The Easton Farmers’ Market is filled with wonderful Dads… farmer dads, baker dads, dads who cook, dads who play in bands, and dads who create beautiful art… And of course dads who shop for fresh and local food and love spending time with the ones they love. Join us this Saturday. Bring your Dad or...

The Farmer is IN!
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The Farmer is IN!

… or in this case, the farmers are in!  Richard Hafner and Ed Fulmer have been bringing their homegrown produce and plants to EFM since 2003, making the Backyard Growers one of the most senior members of our vendor corps.  They are well-known for their beautiful flowering plants, veggie starts, hot peppers and heirloom variety...

Tributes:  Joe Judge 1928-2018
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Tributes: Joe Judge 1928-2018

A true friend to many and a devoted supporter of EFM — Joe Judge lived a full life as he and his wife, Pat, raised six children, but still had time to have a successful career in the US paper industry and support many local community organizations wherever the Judge family made their home.  I...

E-update June 2, 2018
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E-update June 2, 2018

Do you remember the Shire, Mr. Frodo? It’ll be spring soon. And the orchards will be in blossom. And the birds will be nesting in the hazel thicket. And they’ll be sowing the summer barley in the lower fields… and eating the first of the strawberries with cream. Do you remember the taste of strawberries?”...