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Selinsgrove, Pa. – BrightFarms, the leading supplier of locally grown salads for supermarkets, opened its largest greenhouse in late January. The new 280,000 sq. ft. farm in Selinsgrove, Pa. will deliver over 2 million pounds of fresh, local produce year-round in Pennsylvania and the tri-sta…

According to the National Chicken Council, Americans will consume more than 1.4 billion chicken wings this Super Bowl Sunday. Add to that countless slices of pizza and other munchies, and you’ll have a recipe for a winning Super Bowl party. But if you’re not careful, you could be putting you…

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In a bright, clean kitchen across town from their usual classrooms and laboratories, students majoring in culinary arts and other fields at Pennsylvania College of Technology learn more about food security, one of many considerations students discover as they explore the topic of food “susta…

Burns Suppers started in Scotland in 1801 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Scottish Poet Robert Burns' death on July 21, 1796. Over the years the date of this annual event moved to the Sunday nearest his birth date, probably because whisky works better in January than in July. 

Soup and a Bowl, the annual fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, will be held on Friday, February 21 at the Genetti Hotel & Suites at 200 W. 4th Street in Williamsport, with two seating times available – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event features various soups made and donated b…

Dining out might bring to mind Zagat-rated joints with candles and an adult beverage, but a recent report from CNN notes that in many places, including northcentral Pennsylvania, people are increasingly turning to the once-lowly gas station counter for their meals.

If you live around Montoursville, consider taking a break from cooking this Saturday and stop by Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall for their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser! Running on January 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., each spaghetti dinner includes pasta with homemade meatballs, a dinner salad,…

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Each year, the Pennsylvania College of Technology holds their annual Food Show where students showcase their final projects for the fall semester for a panel of judges and visitors from seven secondary schools. The Food Show lets students share their projects and obtain feedback from industr…

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The 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show is on, and a steady stream of contests are taking place at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg with results posted online each day. So far, this year's show has brought us a historic win in the chocolate cake category and a local fruit bar baking champ!

Wellsboro’s 36th annual Dickens of a Christmas Celebration was held earlier this December, with a weekend Victorian marketplace full of vendors, crafts, entertainment, and food. It’s a long-cherished tradition for the thousands of people who come from near and far. 

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s brewing and fermentation science instructor joined three other academic colleagues in delivering a talk at the three-day Master Brewers' Conference, held recently in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The talk explored brewing education in the context of the rapid…

An increase in the number of FDA recalls this past year point to new policies/procedures from the Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS) goal of revamping the agency to fulfill its mission to prevent foodborne illness and protect public health. While increased notices of contaminated or…

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Each year the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg hosts about 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits, and 300 commercial exhibits during the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the nation’s largest indoor agricultural exposition.