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Sunday, October 17, 2021

PA Dairymen’s Association Celebrates National Dairy Month with Milkshakes in West Lawn

The famous Farm Show milkshakes made an appearance in West Lawn Wednesday thanks to the PA Dairymen’s Association. Celebrating National Dairy Month, the pop-up event was held...

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...

Ag. Secretary reveals 2022 PA Farm Show theme: Harvesting More

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced Thursday that the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 8 through Saturday, January 15 and will be hosted at...
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Ceremony in Berks Celebrates 600,000 Acres of Farmland Preserved across Pennsylvania

The Wolf Administration announced Thursday that Pennsylvania’s nation-leading farmland preservation program has reached more than 600,000 acres of farmland preserved, leaving it forever safeguarded from future residential,...

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...

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...

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...

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....
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New Community Garden in Oakbrook seeks to Reduce Food Insecurity

The 18th Wonder Improvement Association celebrated the opening of a new community garden on Friday at the Berks County Community Health Center in Oakbrook. “Cultivating Community Garden in...

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...