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Find us Out & About - June. Sampling & Selling Schedule

Melanie and Clay Love to Sample our Small-Batch Hand-Poured Kitchen Sauces to folks all over Central Pa and beyond.

See our Current Schedule here. 

Artisan Kitchen Sauces AND Recipes

Available at a Store Near You

Many Local Businesses offer our prodcuts to their customers - You

If you want to find them in your area and don't see them on our list, please contact us with suggestions of great shops, meat markets and farm markets in your area. We are always excited to eplore new locations in and around Central PA.





FestaNic 2016 has come and gone, and we're planning 2017!

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Central Pa Culinary Showcase.


A huge thank you to all of those who made Festa-Nic a terrific success. Our foodie vendors were happy, our volunteers were happy and more signed up to help & plan for next year, our band was happy, our picnic providers and servers had a blast, our bakcyard games were active, our raffle and door prize winners left happy, our concession folks also had a good day. Despite a rainy day, our first year was very well recieved and we look forward to conitiuing ot build this festival that creates exposeure to the folks who live and work in Central Pa to the many folks producing terrifc foods and beverages. The "Locavore" spirit is high and our expectation is to continue to work towards the growth of local foods and local beverages in Central PA. 

Festa Nic is a festvial and picnic.

Held on the carnival grounds of the Pleasant Gap Fire Company on a beautiful Spring Sunday afternoon, May 22nd.

Proceeds from the 1st Annual Festa Nic benefilt Friends & Farmers Cooperative.The Coop's Online Market brings local foods to a larger market in our area. 

This ticketed, $10, event provides a fun filled afternnon of sampling local foods and beverages, listening to live local music, playing fun backyard games, a Community Picnic, and learning ways you can easily support the local foods movement. Admission Fee/Donation covers Admission, Event Activities Picnic. Wine, Beer and Spirits sampling is Free. 

Local Food & Beverage Vendors; free and ample sampling and selling of their locally produced food and beverage products.

Village Eatinghouse Artisan Kitchen Sauces, Bonfatto's Artisan Sauces,  UFREEZE Wine Company,Piper's PeckMt Nittany Winery, Tait Farm FoodsGood Intent Cidery,  CR Mountain RanchSeven Mountains WineryClover Creek CheesePap's PeppersPiper's Peck Pepper Products, Otto's Brewery, & more committiing as the days go by

Live Local Music;

The Tommy Roberts Band and Friends will take the stage and "foot-stomp, American rock" us all afternoon. Nate and Brian are sure to play your favorites and their friends are terrific local musicians just waiting to help you get your groove on.

Backyard Games;

Chris, with Centre County Disc Golf Association hosts the field providing demos and chance to hone your Ultimate Frisbee Skills for Summer parties. Cornhole Tournament sponsored by the Central Pa Builders Association. 

Seminar Tent;

Angie and Monica at Be Well Associates are sponsoring the Seminar tent. Lots of great speakers will host talks to quench your thirst for knowledge of the local food and beverage industry.

Community Picnic; Your admission fee/donation includes access to the Tasty Picnic Plate. 

Clay, Head Saucemaker at Village Eatinghouse Artisan Foods, will be managing the cooking tasty treats using ingredients provided by local food purveyors. Sure to be a memorable feast. Feast provided by Local Sponsors: Fasta Pasta, Rising Spring MeatsBlonde BistroLake's Fresh Garden Shop and Seafood ShackHartley's Chips, Tait Farm Foods, and more committing regularly. 

Local Foodie Supporting Businesses and Organizations

Woody's Wilson Home Farm ServiceHouser's Plasma Cut Fire Rings, Grills and Smokers, Jane's ProduceThe Blonde CucinaHarrison's and Above the Valley Event CenterPASA and Buy Fresh Buy LocalFriends & Farmers Co-opTaproot Kitchen


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