EAT Features

It doesn't get any fresher (or more delicious) than this! Bee Tree Berry Farm in Bellefonte is a u-pick berry farm where you can pick your own sustainably produced strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries and even pumpkins!

Their season starts in June with juicy strawberries and continues with blueberries and raspberries with still more late season strawberries,... MORE

Springtime in Happy Valley—the birds come back, flowers bloom and we’re finally able to comfortably enjoy the outdoors again. It’s a time when we celebrate weddings and graduations. It’s also the time when one of Happy Valley’s greatest traditions takes place—the Blue-White Game.

The State College area provides a beautiful natural backdrop for any event, and your catering options are... MORE

Elk Creek Cafe and Aleworks was local a long time before it was trendy. Since 2007, this Rooted-in-Millheim cafe has had strong ties to their community, and local farms. It's a place where the atmosphere is warm and personal, and artists, musicians, farmers, hipsters and craftsmen gather together to enjoying great beer, great food, and great conversation.

They are committed to fresh,... MORE

By Melissa Bradley

Dine Out

State College restaurants are taking advantage of the abundant harvest in their own backyard. The result? High quality food with major health benefits. Now is the time to renew those New Year’s resolutions and commit to lifestyle improvements. Fortunately, no sacrifices will be required in the taste department.

In downtown State... MORE

By Cara Aungst

I grew up in the heart of Amish country. It's a place where eating well is hard work. You pick the corn you eat (and shuck it, and steam it, and cut it off the cob for that matter, but I digress). We picked raspberries in the dead of summer in someone's back pasture. It was a time when words like pesticide-free, heirloom, organic, whole wheat and local were not cool, and... MORE

Take a Walking Tour and enjoy Downtown's best eats!

By Melissa Bradley

Yea, though I walk through the Valley of Happy, 
I shall fear no hunger. . . 
—preached from the steps of the Willard Building

Ditch your ride in the parking garage and gear up for a downtown walking tour that will spin your taste buds around the world.

For a bit of... MORE

By: Jeff Cavanaugh

Visitors to most college towns across the country always expect to see beverages like Natty Light, Franzia and Bankers Club Vodka flowing freely. However, here in the State College area, we boast some of the best local craft breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries in the state.

Looking for a delicious Pear Cider? Skip the Woodchuck and pick up a glass of... MORE

A Ticket to Good Taste and Adventure will be celebrated during the entire month of March 2016 however some wineries will be offering food pairings and or music during most weekends. 

All member wineries will be closed Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016.

This March take a trip through the Susquehanna Heartland and visit on of the 15 wineries awaiting you there: 

Mount Nittany Winery's Mulled Wine and Gingerbread Open House on December 12 at 12:00 p.m. and 13th at 10:00 a.m. You'll see the winery in its seasonal finery and get in the holiday mood with Christmas music, hot mulled wines and holiday sweets. Customize a wine basket to give as a gift and find local food and gift items for everyone on your holiday list – it's a fun way to knock off some... MORE

With October coming to an end, many of us are beginning to decide on who is making or bringing what on the biggest feast of the year, Thanksgiving. But have you ever taken in to consideration the option of not cooking at all and pigging out all day. Well there are five restaurants within the land of Happy Valley that are willing to make it a very option for... MORE

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