Field to Fork

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Food trucks and farmers markets: 10 delicious finds

Though Happy Valley offers a magnificent variety of quality brick-and-mortar dining experiences, food trucks and farmer’s markets also have a place in providing quality, locally sourced options. In fact, these options have expanded dramatically over the last few years. With a wide variety of local produce and meats, food trucks and farmers markets provide residents and visitors with outdoor alternatives in Centre County.


Field-to-fork options in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

Field-to-fork dining in Happy Valley is the perfect way to enjoy the best that Happy Valley has to offer. With a rich heritage in farming and locally sourced wines, cheese and meats, these dining spots create magic on a plate, highlighting the very best food just miles (or in some cases, mere feet) from where it has been grown. These establishments are inspiring places to start your field-to-fork dining journey through Happy Valley.

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Duke & Monica Gastiger on the secret to building strong community: great food

RE Farm Café at Windswept Farm is a unique farm-to-table experience where you can see the farm from your seat at the table. The setting — nestled in a panoramic sweep of farmland — is just the beginning. The café itself is sustainably built, the chefs (called composers) spend time tending the vegetables as they are grown, and every food either comes from the farm itself, or from a tiny network of sustainable growers.

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Experiencing the “art” within the culinary arts, in Happy Valley

Welcome to a delectable journey of experiencing the culinary arts in Happy Valley! Prepare your taste buds for a delightful adventure as we explore the vibrant and diverse restaurant scene that this enchanting region has to offer. From cozy cafes to upscale dining establishments, Happy Valley's culinary landscape is a canvas of creative, artistic masterpieces, each offering a unique blend of flavors to suit every palate. Elevate your dining experience to new heights as you savor culinary artworks that are both fresh and exciting, lovingly prepared by talented chefs. Join us as we embark on a mouthwatering exploration of the gastronomic treasures that await you in Happy Valley.

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@AlexEatsTooMuch dines in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

Happy Valley has lots of great food in restaurants and places with a story to tell. There are restaurants that feature fine dining and innovative dishes. There are the classic places that feature your favorite dishes. Restaurants with themes and history. Happy Valley also has over 1,000 active farms producing lots of food and products to eat and enjoy. I visited five great places in Happy Valley to enjoy a meal or a snack.

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