Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Presents – A Farm to Table Food Tasting Experience – Saturday September 5, 2015
Stroudsburg (PA) As a special fundraiser there will be a Farm to Table Food Tasting Experience – Saturday September 5, 2015 at Quiet Valley’s historic farm museum. Folks will be able to visit the farm for a very tasty tour focused on end of summer produce and traditional harvest lore. Evening is an especially lovely time on the farm and it tends to give you a better sense of what it might have truly felt like in rural Pennsylvania during the 1800s. From 4:00 to 6:30 pm small groups will go out every 20 minutes with the last one going at 6:30pm. The Farm to Table Experience takes place rain or shine.
The evening starts at the workshop where guests can sample a handcrafted ham and bean soup, a country favorite that used some of the variety of beans grown on the farm as well as a standard pork staple. At the cellar kitchen enjoy the battle between sweet potatoes and yams and learn the difference between the two. After trying a dishes of each whose side will win as your favorite. At the bake oven try our PA German take on shepherd’s pie, a hearty meal to warm your belly. The visit wouldn’t be complete without a sweet so in the schoolhouse peaches will be the featured food and different varieties will be discussed, all while visitors nibble on dessert. Recipes will be shared.
When folks have finish the round of food tastings stop by the garden and participate in a few harvest activities.
The food tasting takes about an hour and a half and is $15.00 per adult, $10.00 for children 3-12. Tickets can be purchased in the gift shop that day.
If you have never visited the farm at twilight you won’t want to miss this special opportunity. This is a delicious and unique way to support Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. Come enjoy the delicious tastes of summer’s bounty. All money raised goes to support the farm and its mission to preserve and present the agricultural history of the 1800s.
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is a non-profit, educational corporation dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Pennsylvania’s agricultural heritage. At Quiet Valley history comes to life on our 19th century farmstead. Quiet Valley conducts school and special tours from Labor Day until June and is open to the general public from the third Saturday in June to Labor Day. Period-dressed “family” members reenact the life of the original Pennsylvania German farming family who lived on the farm from the late1760s to 1913. The farm also hosts a number of special events throughout the year. For more information on the museum call (570) 992 – 6161 or visit us online at: www.quietvalley.org.
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(570) 992 – 6161