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Chambourcin grapes at Crossing Vineyards

September 17, 2010

Here's the lastest food news in Bucks County and nearby. Have a cool and delicious weekend.
Lynne Goldman & Mark Feffer,
Cody & Canta
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September 17, 2010
Crisp, sunny days. Cool nights. Crunchy leaves underfoot. If I didn't know it was fall by these familiar things, all I need to do is look at our food events calendar for the culinary equivalent - apples, wine, beer and harvest festivals. Sandwiched between a hot, dry summer and a cold winter to come, we have to enjoy autumn while we can, and grasp every beautiful moment. Here's what's going on this week.
Don't forget to check our calendar, Food Events in Bucks County anytime for delicious things going on right in your backyard (mostly).
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