Berks Farmers Receive $1.8 Million to Support Agricultural Projects

Five agricultural projects being funded through the First Industries Fund were announced Tuesday. The projects will help existing farms expand their operations, bring in additional revenue, and...

Conservation District Distributes Spotted Lanternfly Banding Material

The Berks Conservation District hosted a Spotted Lanternfly Banding Material Giveaway Friday morning at the Agricultural Center in Leesport. A drive-thru was setup in front of the Ag...

Councilwoman Sihelnik Launches Victory Garden Initiative to “Cultivate Community”

City of Reading Councilwoman Lucine Sihelnik has announce “Cultivating Community,” a new collaborative initiative focused on historic victory gardening and food security in the City of Reading....

Berks Parks and Recreation Offering Maple Sugaring Workshops

Learn the art of Maple Sugaring with the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department. Park staff will show participants how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, then...

Saucony Creek Brewing Wins Best of Show in Farm Show Competition

Opening day of the 2020 Farm Show, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Cheryl Cook announced winners of the second annual Pennsylvania Farm Show Beer Competition. Saucony Creek Brewing Company of...

Center for Dairy Excellence Hosting Inaugural “Breakfast on the Farm”

To provide an exciting new way for families to get a glimpse inside a modern Pennsylvania dairy farm, Kurtland Farms and “Choose PA Dairy” have partnered to...

PA Department of Agriculture and Rodale Institute Partner to Improve Access to Organic Services

Orefield, PA - Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding today joined Rodale Institute and other stakeholders at Jaindl Farms in Lehigh County to announce a new consulting service...

Pennsylvania’s Ice Cream Trail Features Two Berks Creameries

Pennsylvania travelers can “pursue their scoops” on the newly expanded Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail. After a popular inaugural season, the Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail expanded from 12...
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