By Blake Burfield on April 17, 2018
Spring weather may be blooming a bit late here in Central Pennsylvania this year, but that just makes all things spring even more exciting when they finally arrive — including food! From great ingredients to great atmosphere, here are a few places you’ll want to visit this spring for top-notch meals.
The Freshest Burgers and Brews
By Laura Zaks on March 06, 2018
It’s easy to be healthy in Happy Valley. We’re located just miles away from local growers who take pride in fresh-grown fruits and vegetables, and we are surrounded by restaurants and chefs who take farm-to-table seriously – making healthy eating a delicious way of life. So whether you are on the lookout for organic fruits and vegetables, freshly brewed coffee or vegetarian options, we’ve got you covered.
Harrison’s Wine Grill & Catering
By Cara Aungst on March 06, 2018
The distance between farm and table just got a lot shorter.
It all started when Smeal College of Business alum Travis Lesser stood on the roof of his uncle's brownstone in Philadelphia and brainstormed about ways to maximize rooftop space to grow food.
He came back to Happy Valley and teamed up with friend, agricultural guru Woody Wilson, and a business was born.
By HappyValley.com... on March 06, 2018
STATE COLLEGE — The doors are almost open at Happy Valley's new, innovative dining experience: RE Farm Café.
Located between Toftrees and the University Park Airport, RE Farm Café will be beyond “farm-to-table” — it will be a working lab available to learners of all ages with educational opportunities including cooking classes for adults and children, canning and preserving foods, mushroom production, forest farming, energy sourcing, solar systems and more.
By Chris Morelli on August 15, 2017
Have you ever had the hankering for some Penn State Creamery Ice Cream at a Penn State football game? Well, great ready Happy Valley – it’s about to happen.
It was announced on Monday, that certain types of Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream will be available when the Nittany Lions take the field on Sept. 2 against Akron in the season opener.
There will be six flavors available at Beaver Stadium – vanilla, chocolate, Death by Chocolate, cookies ‘n cream, chocolate chip cookie dough and Peachy Paterno. All flavors will be sold by the pint.
By Holly Riddle on August 02, 2017
Now that the seemingly unending cold and snow has made way for warmer temperatures and sunny skies, Happy Valley visitors and residents alike can enjoy a multitude of summer activities. After hiking Mt. Nittany, a day on the lake in Raystown or taking in one of the many fun festivals that occur over the next few months, try one of our favorite restaurants that offer an al fresco dining option, and enjoy a little more of the great outdoors … before winter hits!
By Anonymous (not verified) on July 06, 2017
There’s nothing like the slow-paced days of summer in Happy Valley. Add chef-inspired grilled tapas, delicious burgers, PA beers, and local spirits to the equation and you have the perfect way to kick off a summer weekend.
By admin on April 16, 2017
Got the munchies? Want the freshest produce? Ripest fruits? Cheese, milk or meats from grass-fed animals? Our local jewel, the Boalsburg Farmers’ Market, is open year-round on Tuesdays from 2–6 p.m. in historic Boalsburg. The Winter Market is held in the St. John’s United Church of Christ on Church Street and features plenty of dairy, baked goods, meats and salmon, winter veggies, apples and cider, eggs, pasta and more.
By Diana Walker Gr... on March 13, 2017
As Marketing Manager of the Friends & Farmers Cooperative, I am a fully invested shopper of the Online Market. But I didn’t start out that way. At first, I bought only a few items a week—foods I that felt safe to try, like garlic, potatoes and spinach—and spent no more than $12-15 on each order.