Billy’s Candies Carries On an Eighty-Year Tradition

When he’s planning a batch of candy, David Skipper of Billy’s Candies in Temple, PA watches the weather.  The temperature outside will affect the candy’s shelf life, so Skipper plans the candy temperature accordingly, cooking at slightly different temperatures during the summer versus the winter. If you miss by two or three degrees, he says, the […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Apples & Sausage

It’s a winter miracle.  Here it is, the end of January, and Weaver’s Orchard still has fifteen apple varieties, kept fresh in cool, climate-controlled storage.  Each apple preserves the memory of warm fall days when the wind carried just a hint of the chill that winter now blasts us with. This weekend, as we crank […]

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Photo Contest Winners

Weaver’s Orchard Announces Photo Contest Winners Morgantown, PA – Weaver’s Orchard Farm Market has announced the three winners of their fifth annual photo contest, a challenge that invited customers to submit photos of their experiences on the farm throughout the harvest season. This year’s winning photos capture the joy of berry picking and the sense […]

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Celebrating the Harvest with Thanksgiving Recipes

“They began now to gather in the small harvest they had,” the pilgrim William Bradford writes of the first Thanksgiving.  They “fit up their houses and dwellings against winter…and had all things in good plenty.” At Thanksgiving, we replicate the pilgrims’ small harvest by bringing the harvest into our homes.  We open the jars of […]

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Keeping It Local This Thanksgiving with Fresh Turkeys from Howe Farm

If you want to know about Weaver’s Thanksgiving turkeys, just ask David Howe, Weaver’s Meat Department Manager.  He grew up on the turkey farm that now supplies Weaver’s with fresh Thanksgiving turkeys.  On Howe Farm in Downingtown, David’s brother Nathan and sister-in-law Julie now raise the 3400 turkeys that come to farm markets like Weaver’s […]

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